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April 2015

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

  • Don Share
  • Joel Dias-Porter
  • Krista Franklin
  • francine harris
  • T'ai Ford
From this Issue
    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine Turning the Tables

      By Joel Dias-Porter
      First hold the needle
           like a lover’s hand
      Lower it slowly
           let it tongue
           the record’s ear
      Then cultivate
           the sweet beats
           blooming in the valley
           of the groove
      Laugh at folks
      ...

    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine Manifesto, or Ars Poetica #2

      By Krista Franklin

      Give me the night, you beasts hissing over the face of this dead
      woman, I climb into your eyes, looking. To those who would sleep
      through the wounds they inflict on others, I offer pain to help them
      awaken, Ju-Ju, Tom-Toms & the...

    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine This Is a Test

      By francine j. harris

      All alone, you use kitchen
                             to investigate
                                                     ...

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