Category - Poetry

Jade Wallace Literature Poetry

Denim Jacket Daydream

Jade Wallace after Jean Day Ours is a generation of wistful and somewhat attractive humans, wanderers in a bad and beautiful slough. We say that all we want are convincingly unisex jackets but what we mean is that we are tired of bitter butterfinger metaphysics, bored of biding our time in the...

Karine Hack Literature Poetry

our mothers

Karine Hack Mashup of Ocean Vuong’s “homewrecker” & Michael Ondaatje’s “The Cinnamon Peeler” when we swam once, white dresses spilling from our feet / in water, late August our mothers / left with no trace your father’s tantrum turned, turning our hands dark red as if wounded: a...

David Ly Literature Poetry

Wilder Spell

David Ly Too many men are too afraid to be tender, too raw. My love makes me fearless with fangs and a flickering tongue plucked from a king cobra. I match the wildness someone else wished into you until you were abandoned. Nothing between us is forbidden, too much, too scary. Your harpy talons...

Annick MacAskill Literature Poetry

Holocene

Annick MacAskill The universe gets a little heavy-handed when you’re around—the Bow still green all these kilometers down river; two geese and their tuft of fledgling: proof that the universe was once the size of a gumball. Time is a rubber band, we joke. Nothing like looking over and seeing...

James Collier Literature Poetry

viol

(For mobile devices, this poem is best read in orientation / landscape screen mode.) James Collier anonymous bumps in the darkwe body and couple and   bodywe strict    structures    just   too    tired    forwe   send   lovlies     that we  wont  see  spoken  heardwe  dig ...

Literature Poetry Zoë Johnson

genderf*ck

Zoë Johnson I dunno When I talk about my gender, I always end up leaning s i d e w a y s My vertebrae begin to bend into               the shape of the word sorta See, I’ve been trying to solve the equation Of internal chickness and dude-ittude for years But when I try plotting the...

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