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March 2013

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

  • Michael Hofmann
  • Rachel Webster
  • Douglas Kearney
  • Dan Brown
  • Anthony Opal
From this Issue
    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine Venice Beach

      By Michael Hofmann
      These are all thoughts — of course. At the edge of the ocean with nowhere to go,
      the nearest land three thousand miles away and under different management,

      the diving sun another thirty thousand times that, there is no reality,
      only these parlous...

    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine The Labor of Stagger Lee: Boar

      By Douglas Kearney
      pigs prey to piggishnesses. get ate from the rooter to the tooter.
      I’m a hog for you baby, I can’t get enough go the wolfish crooner.
      the gust buffeted porker roll in the hay or laid down
                    in twig...

    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine Dolphins at Seven Weeks

      By Rachel Jamison Webster

      Inward lush unpetaling purpose in pink blooms of sleep, and I no longer needed to be separate. I was living there then, at the edge of the sea. And my friends came to visit, trying for a baby, not sure...

Table of Contents

REMEMBERING POETS
A FEW MORE DON’TS
COMMENT
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR