Category Archives: Poetry

“Name that color” by Sarah McCurry

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If we are what we eat I became that color: drop or two lighter than blood, drop or two of color unreal Always that same color of a little unwell, color my lips when they speak/when they don’t, color my … Continue reading

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“On Loving a Saudi Girl” by Carina Yun

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After your beloved leaves, you will take a ten hour red eye flight back to America. At baggage claim, you will wait for your bag to drop onto the conveyer belt, then drag the weight of Sultan Ahmed across the … Continue reading

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“身 Shen: Body” by Qinglan Wang

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________ Qinglan “Q” Wang is Bates College alum and a recent graduate of George Mason University MFA poetry program. Her work has found a home at small online presses, such as Deluge and Bone Bouquet. She has ekphrasis projects featured in various New … Continue reading

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“Ode to the Makers” by Jill McDonough

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for Nadia Cheng When you take the future out for drinks she ends up paying. The future looking good on paper, the future looking good. 3D printing organs for infants; valves for a cartoon blob of flubber, the Squishbot DARPA … Continue reading

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“KITTY IN A KOI POND” by Meredith Maltby

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you’re in a cat onesie yes black ears a single slinky tail blue stilettos no you are wearing them yes— you don’t know how you got here the treasure ship pizza stand you dropped     your pizza in the … Continue reading

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[At the Yorktown Mall] by Meredith Maltby

At the Yorktown Mall in the gold       watch     section,   Home      Goods   basement the far     east corner of a     putty     /      hair encrusted Temper- … Continue reading

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“Two Vocations: Buddhism and Body” by Hannah Rodabaugh

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“The mind is an organ of thought and objects are set against it: The two are like marks on the surface of the mirror; When the dust is removed, the light begins to shine. Both mind and objects being forgotten, … Continue reading

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“Bedtime Stories” by A.E. Clark

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There’s a muscle snaking upwards from my ankle that aches. A thin line of charcoal cleaves eye and cheek, like a scythe. Upon examining the boy’s heart, the doctor would say only that its surface was unremarkable. The only story … Continue reading

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“Winter Stories” by A.E. Clark

The charcoal line she drew was large enough to climb inside. Old pressure on the arthritic joint. Though there wasn’t the thing, there was its proof. Art: When the child was found under the snow, her mother left her there. … Continue reading

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“As It Happened” by Hannah Bonner

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It was the first Friday of spring. It was dark. When I walked to his front door, the porch stretched out like a pier in the dark. I came in with my shoes still on. The walls were green as … Continue reading

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