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Milk Dress, by Nicole Cooley. Alice James Books, 2010. $15.95, 96 pages.
Nicole Cooley’s third book, Breach, beautifully and deliberately described the period of extended grief following Hurricane Katrina. For a native of New Orleans living …0
What We Ask of Flesh, by Remica Bingham. Etruscan Press, 2013. $14.00, 85 pages.
When we think of flesh, we think of the body, yet Remica Bingham asks us to reconsider the singularity of such an initial image. What …2
Perhaps this day marks the end
of your kayak internship,
but we’ll always have
the unspeakable acts of kindness
we committed together.
All those hours spent
thrashing beneath the bulrushes,
overburdened with brochures
for Darrell’s Ferret Park.
You’ve become like …
Contributors: Philip Fried, John Ronan, Cynthia Hogue, Simon Perchik, Timothy Scott, Andrew Miller, Jill Marquis, Susanne Kort, Lois Marie Harrod, Dieter Weslowski, David Francis, MaryJo Mahoney, Sherri Flick, L. S. Klatt, Mark Neely, Cynie Cory, Michael Barrett, Valerie Vogrin, Brant …0
Carolyn Hembree was born in Bristol, Tennessee. Her debut poetry collection, Skinny, came out from Kore Press in 2012. In 2016, Trio House Books published her second collection, Rigging a Chevy into a Time Machine and Other Ways to …2
We shouldn’t raise mixed babies
in the South, Kay says as I drive up the crest
of another hill on our way into Kentucky.
The South, where humidity leaves
a sweat mustache, where a truck
with a Confederate flag …
Contributors: Ivan Diviš, Viola Fischerová, Emil Juliš, Karel Šiktanc, Miroslav Červenka, Pavel Šrut, Ivan M. Jirous, Jiří Rulf, Jáchym Topal, Miroslav Huptych, Sylva Fischerová, Božena Spávcová, Gwendolyn Albert, Justin Quinn, Jenny Smith, Louis Armand, Vincent Farnsworth, Sharon Swingle, Paul Polansky, …0
Contributors: Walter McDonald, Stuart Peterfreund, Hugo Lindo, Elizabeth Gamble Miller, Octavio Armand, Carol Maier, Carlos Edmundo de Ory, Miguel Labordeta, Will Kirkland, Ron Tanner, Tony Cartano, Lee Fahnestock, H.E. Francis, Sandra Russell Clark, Georges Bataille, Cecile Lindsay, Michael Fischer, Michael …1
The Lord is my shambles; I shall not wait.
2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastimes: he leadeth me inhale the still’s vapors.
3 He retorteth my soul: he luggeth me over the paths of righteous indignation …
needs convincing. The life we’re living will just be hours,
however unrecognizable: the fact of that starling
trapped. Panic turned pipe noise. Or the fact
of any bird’s name—another says…