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June 2007

The oldest monthly devoted to verse in the English-speaking world.

  • Frank Bidart
  • Roddy Lumsden
  • Mary Jo Bang
  • Guy Goffette
  • Ange Mlinko
From this Issue
    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine You Were You Are Elegy

      By Mary Jo Bang
      Fragile like a child is fragile.
      Destined not to be forever.
      Destined to become other
      To mother. Here I am
      Sitting on a chair, thinking
      About you. Thinking
      About how it was
      To talk to you.
      How sometimes it was wonderful...

    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine Gallimaufry

      By Ange Mlinko
      Reaching for the vinegar over the range hood
      (still dashing grass wisps on the gas flames
      from the exhaust vent where we booted
                           that brooding sparrow)

      I remember the rabbit in the Tiergarten
      that perched on its spatula feet...

    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine Sad Boy's Sad Boy

      By Charles Bernstein
      I ruin my hats and all the mat slides glad
      I hop my girls and all is skip again
      I jump I run you up inside my truck

      The car goes looping out in dark and light
      And yellow...

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