Contributors: Hazard Adams, Mark Rose, Vincent B. Leitch, Murray Krieger, Wesley Morris,
Michael Clark, Richard Berg, Eddie Yeghiayan, William Sharpe
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What Belongs to You, by Garth Greenwell. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016. $17, 208 pages.
Garth Greenwell’s novel What Belongs to You is a love story, but that doesn’t mean it ends with wedding bells. The romance begins in …4
The snow globe shaken so hard
trees and people float loose above
the tiny alpine village. An unappealing
afterlife, heaven in a knickknack,
although no one still stuck
seems to notice, each holding
the same pose they had before.
Contributors: Dieter Weslowski, Katrina Roberts, Marin Buschel, Myrna Stone, Christopher Torockio, Philip Fried, Amy Scattergood, Robert C.S. Downs, K.E. Duffin, Winston Weathers, Simon Perchik, David T. Manning, Jeff Hardin, Anis Shivani, James Klise, Alex Lemon, Tom Christopher, Yago Cura, D.C. …1
The bridge in us is sinking even though you ride your bicycle through it. I know it was your favorite way to get around. That it had a sweet little bell and chimed like Sabbath. I see you wearing dresses …1
To breaking ice, the lovers carve, to breaking ice the best
device is whisky. It’s up to you to wash it down with
typos. But crashing rocks, crystal chips, bites on the
throat; you’d write a break is …13
Forget Beowulf. You can watch Beowulf. He’s in the front row wedged into a desk, hunchbacked over a Boston butt purchased to help a child with autism swim with dolphins on Dauphin Island. No utensils. His mighty penis fingers …1
Field Guide to the End of the World, by Jeannine Hall Gailey. Moon City Press, 2016. 79 pages, $15.
In 2006, I stood in a clearing near Fort Richardson, Alaska, and watched as a Blackhawk lifted my husband and five …6
We did it so America could feel proud again. That’s what I tell myself whenever the silvery light shines through my window, going liar liar liar liar. I say, I have nothing to atone for. I say, No …5
Technically, the condition was inoperable. The doctors had never seen anything like it and neither had the dressmakers.
The girls lived in the old farmhouse on the top of the hill with their sweet mother Linda. It’s not the kind …10
Close examination may be how poet Adam Clay approaches the world, but his time seems consumed by continual movement. Clay is the author of two previous poetry collections, A Hotel Lobby at the Edge of the World (2012) and The …2