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20
Oct
11

Distance

A description of distance that’s truly compelling.

Katie Ford’s “[I Failed Him and He Failed Me]”

11
Oct
11

Grace

This has such measured grace, such freedom to it.

W.F. Lantry’s “Quatorze Juillet”

16
Sep
11

Mesmerised

We are mesmerised and continue to be. We don’t know why. But here it is.

John Sibley Williams'”Abandoned”

10
Sep
11

Strange Hold

Some poems have a strange hold on you. They neither chase you nor follow you but let you remember them by their sheer memorable light.

Matthew Siegel’s “Overlooking the City”

26
Aug
11

Caught

Some poems open up to the metaphor so quietly, so beautifully, the reader catches at the meaning.

Rose McLarney’s “Gather”

08
Aug
11

Vivid

This poem is so vivid and meaningful, so full of lyricism.

Josh Booton’s “Cache”

11
Jul
11

Ominous

Some poems disturb with their very unflinchingness. This is such a poem.

Tayve Neese’s “Because my daughters are growing,”

02
Jul
11

Beauty

A poem filled with transparent beauty is rare. We can see the world in it.

Laressa Dickey’s excerpts from “A Pictorial History of Wilderness”

23
Jun
11

Grief

A poem about grief and the inadequacies of objects and memories. This is good stuff.

Bruce Bond’s “My Mother’s Closet”

18
Jun
11

Dark

Dark, surreal, and perfect. A poem that’s dreamy and substantial at the same time.

John Swain’s “Promise of Rivers”




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