Winter 2016

Portrait of the Alcoholic Three Weeks Sober by Kaveh Akbar
Elegy, 1998 by Anuradha Bhowmik
Cruelty-Free by Conor Bracken
The Facts, As I Understand Them by Molly McCully Brown
The Doctor Asks Me When the Pain Began by Kerri French
Where Will You Spend Eternity : Heaven or Hell? by Mikko Harvey
Blue Orgy by Kamden Hilliard
At Skull Creek in Fayetteville, Arkansas by Chloe Honum
Junk Mail Marriage by Rachel Mennies
Social Death, an Address by Xandria Phillips
Beneficence by Justin Phillip Reed
Firewatch by Jan Verberkmoes
The Most Dangerous Game by Marcus Wicker

Summer 2016

Domestic Precaution by Lauren Albin
Without heads, living statues by by E. Kristin Anderson
The Lights Shut Off in the City of Ghosts by Ruth Awad
Leaving the Pain Clinic by William Brewer
Memorandum by Cortney Lamar Charleston
In August, I Undress by Leila Chatti
Prairie Rites by Margaret Cipriano
Going Home by Jeremy Michael Clark
The Real Self is Very Scary and Putting On My Body by Katie Condon
3:16 :: So Loved, Bop: No More Your Mirror | Side B: My Wife’s Fugue, and What I Mean When I Say Homesick by Geffrey Davis
For a Kid Death Happens Like This by Tyree Daye
Late Night with the Prince of Ruin by Stevie Edwards
Returned by Kate Gaskin
Behind the Story Being Told by Jeff Hardin
Crossdressed in Rochester, MN, I Consider My Reflection in a Bar Window by Samuel Hovda
Marriage, Ten Years In by Gary McDowell
Elegy for the First and White Boy Time Machine: Override by Hieu Minh Nguyen
What Dying Was Like by Philip Schaefer
Illustration and At Your Age, I Wore a Darkness by Maggie Smith
Landscape with Pentimento by Brad Trumpfheller

Spring 2016

Sometimes God’s Work Is Sloppy But It’s Always on Time & Dirty Talk by Kendra DeColo
Halloween in Hattiesburg by Brandi Nicole Martin
Unkilling a Deer by James Dunlap
Nature by John Poch
Dart by Peter Laberge
Prayer by Marielle Prince
Piano Night at the Saint Paul Hotel by Brianna Flavin
The House Where by Sara Quinn Rivara
Angels by Robert Evory
On Leaving Tennessee: An Orogeny by Cristopher Petruccelli
The Poet Laureate of Spokane Is My Landlord by John Allen Taylor

Winter 2015

A Time Like This and Bliss & Bravado by Emily Vizzo
If Ever I Should Have a Child with a White Person by Fatimah Asghar
Fourth Grade Autobiography by Donika Ross Kelly
Leaving Home by Stephanie McCarley Dugger
Friendship, Car Interior by Cody Ernst
the fidelity of nonfiction by Marty McConnell
Holiday Song and Glass Delusion by Danielle Weeks
Dream in Which My Body Is a Knife by Robert Campbell
Altitude by Jessica Goodfellow
Moving Homes by Lucian Mattison
Blueberries by Calgary Martin
Marriage by Wendy Wisner

Summer 2015

Island by Michael Bazzett
The Diner by Justin Boening
Benediction and For Stephen Who Is Not the Martyr, by M.K. Foster
Chet Baker, Breaking His Embouchure by Khaleel Gheba
Cutting by Brionne Janae
The Good Life by Matt Morton
Watching the Packers While Ovulating by Nora Hickey
Broken Sonnet: Bess Houdini by Mark Wagenaar
For Lack of Atari, 1983 by Lisette Alonso
The Bomba Man and The Blues Man walk into a bar, by Malcolm Friend
Chicken and Hawk by Matt Muth
Domesticity, Gothic Perspective by Susan Cronin
Sudden Hymn in Winter by Carlie Hoffman
A Prayer by J.G. McClure
Argument Against Motion by James Capozzi

Spring 2015

Birthday by Liz Clift
As One to One is Coffled by Kyle Dacuyan
Sound Effects by Kathy Davis
My Grandmother’s Vibrator by Amy Fant
Because you said not to write a poem about this, or If Mill was right about poetry by Anna Finn
As It Turned Out by Tracy Fuad
The Cottingley Fairies and The Body of Mr. Charles B. Rosna, 1904 by Katherine Johnsen
Recursive Echolalia: Elegy for Children by Bill Neumire
Where We Never See Our Heroes by Martin Ott and John F. Buckley
The Lacemaker by Nicole Rollender
Children of Women and Unclean by Ashley Trabue
Glinda Leaves Oz, Glinda and the Astronomer Talk About Marriage and Glinda and Miss Havisham Discuss Alternatives by Sarah Ann Winn

Fall 2014

Flowers by Jenni B. Baker
Litter and Visitor’s Center by Taneum Bambrick
taking out the garbage by B.J. Best
The Middle by Peter Kahn
Expecting Widow Visits the Aquarium and Self Portrait as a Desperado by Tanya Muzumdar
Departure by Pedro Poitevin
Boulder Sonnet, with Crickets and Buddha by Maureen Seaton
I fell in love with the sky but that got boring by Gregory Sherl
Married to Alabama by Ty Stumpf
Field Notes: An Alchemy and Aubade by Meg Wade
The First Not-Me Possession and The Body by Jess Williard

Summer 2014

Missives and A Remnant by Laura Kochman
Ragged Point Road by Joe Wilkins
Cascade Reservoir and Game by Calvin Olsen
A Summer and A Haunted Place by Heather Bowlan
Bore and July by Trina Burke
Swizzle Sticks and Ruby Reds by Meri Culp
A Beautiful Night for a Biscuit Truck by Anne Barngrover
Letter to the South by Daniel DeVaughn
Only in America: On Being Turned Around at Don King’s Estate,
Ashtabula County, Ohio
and Ailanthus: Tree of Heaven by Cindy King
Elena and Knitting by Luisa Caycedo-Kimura
Opinion Page by Anya Groner
In Her Letters, Emily Dickinson Would Sometimes Refer to Death as Michigan and What the Dying Said to Me in the Dream Where I Became the Dying by Charlie Clark
Considering Harper Lee during Sunday Mowing by John Davis Jr.

Spring 2014

Cygnets as Two Ghosts and North by Matthew Wimberley
Heron and I live across a field where they sell old things by Samiah Haque
Muscle and Future Queen of the Wilis Goes Hunting by Meg Johnson
Corpse Pose by Kristen Kuczenski
Fast on the Tenth Day of Tishrei and Freud Dreams of Sandman by Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach
the Witch by Freya Gibbon
Québec by Boona Daroom
Ghosts Into Stones by Gary Carter
Locks, Lemonade, and Last Call by Esteban Rodriguez

Fall 2013

Girlwife in July, Girlwife of Infrequent Lunch Meetings, and Parlor by Virginia McLure
Honeycomb and Skin by J.P. Grasser
Palindrome by Nate Marshall
Labor by Leah Huizar
When the Storms Come by Lisa Cihlar
The Disagreement by Sarah Carson
Wool, In the Hot Air Balloon, and Vermeer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art by Shelley Wong
Litany by Lisa Hiton
We Kept Our Shadow by Christina McDaniel
Rag and Bone by Ashley Strosnider
Takeout, 2013 by Corey Ginsberg

Summer 2013

Sailor into Fire, Sailor in Noise, and Sailor in Drag by Daniel Carter
Inquest and The Sun May Eventually Engulf the Earth by Suzanne Marie Hopcroft
Salt by Jeff Oaks
A Bottle of River by Maureen Seaton and Samuel Ace
Corn by Susan Comninos
They Do This by Kimberly Bruss
The Return by Caleb Scott
Parking Garage, California by Trey Jordan Harris
Aim by William Fargason
Dust Lords by Clay Cantrell
Locusts and Honey and The Knife Collector by Jesse Breite
Rubies for Dorothea Lasky by Caroline Crew

Spring 2013

House-Sitting, Woman in the Diorama, and Roadside by Annah Browning
Woman at the Well and Listening by Meriwether Clarke
If Only I’d Thought of It by Christopher Citro
Think of a House by Okla Elliott
Bystander’s Lament by Katy Miller
On the Flood, Grown More Perilous by Brianna Noll
Everett by Ann Pelletier
I Go Like This by Dara-Lyn Shrager
Elegy and Self-Portrait in Binary by P. J. Williams

Fall 2012

Two Views: Duke Street and Two Views: Wes and the Dead Bird by Joellen Craft
Honeysuckle Ghost in the First Baptist Church Back Pew by J. Scott Brownlee
cincinnati by Alexander Chisum
Never-Ending Birds by Sandra Marchetti
Little Exercise by Michael Marberry
My Drawling by Alice Bolin
Rick Santorum by Michael Meyerhofer
Super Tuesday by Nate Marshall
Resettlement by Jacob Newberry
Parable and Three Women by Rosanna Oh
The Hospital Room by George Moore

Summer 2012

Repeat Live Capture by Brad Clompus
Cul-de-Sac and Vine River by F. Daniel Rzicznek
Pantoum from Wilson Pickett Interview by Harold Whit Williams
Water-bearing by Ashley Keyser
A Story We Might Follow by Joe Wilkins
Dendrochronology by John A. Nieves
Mother: An Aggadah and Damage Ready by Sarah Marcus
Jake by Jonathan Brown
Tropic Troping Bird by Stephen Massimilla
Strange Victory, Strange Defeat by Jeff Alessandrelli
Dowsing by Gwendolyn Jensen
Destruction Myth and David and the Anatomical Venus by Emma Sovich
Dream of Adolescence by Leanne Chabalko
To a Girl by Rachel Marie Patterson

Spring 2012

Late Summer: To the Bride, Gaunt Pleasures, Rain Off the Gulf of Guinea, and The Sorting Grounds by Todd Fredson
Venus De Milo by Christopher Ankney
xylem/deployment by Amanda Bales
Epithalamium and La Tarantata by Claudia Cortese
Blue Talk Bites by William Ford
To the Protestor at the Pride Parade by Andrew Kozma
This Is Siren Country and Self-portrait with a Teak Fleet of Sailing Ships by Lo Kwa Mei-en
Darlings by Jenny Lederer
The Ash Trees at Midnight by Jacob Newberry
The Foundling Wheel (2), Prayer, and A Proof by Blas Falconer

Fall 2011

A Word for Berryman by Paul Allen
Stray Dog Prayers by Ryan Smith
Lazarus, To a Predator, and For My Brother by David McLoghlin
Rural Causality by Weston Cutter
Mandolin in White Wood, Inlay by Joshua Brown
The Sirens by Tyler Mills
Joe Cuomo, Local Weatherman, Tests The Old Idea Of Heaven by Sean Bishop
Litany by Rachael Lyon
Idyll, Prayer Handles, and Quart of View by Erin Radcliffe
Black Witch Moth by Phillip Williams
Becoming Human II by Jade Benoit
Upon the morning of the spring equinox I steal precisely ten words from John Berryman by Alice George

Summer 2011

Getting It Right by Andrew Najberg
Early In The Day Of The Solar Eclipse, XII., and Before The World Went To Hell by Miriam Bird Greenberg
The Mummy Boycotts Easter by Patrick Whitfill
A voice from the country of my dreams by Landa wo
The Rise of Communism, Robert Frost in the Slaughter House, and Self-Portrait on Cigarette Foil I by Craig Blais
Lesson by Jenny Johnson
On Hunger by Elizabeth Wade
To the Heart by Ori Fienberg
Red Doors by Joe Bueter
Therapy Dog by Phil Estes
Storm Windows (Imago) by John Nieves
The Horizon and The Plains by Christopher DeWeese
from Winter: aphorisms by Sarah Vap

Spring 2011

Grace and Ode to the Flute by Ross Gay
You Are Wanted in the Office by Naomi Shihab Nye
What Are You Supposed To Do Anyway? by Jack Ridl
Schistosoma mansoni, Pledge, and Thinking of Anne Frank in the Middle of Winter by Roger Reeves
The Barbecued Man and A Brief History of the Future by Jeffrey McDaniel
Photuris Lucicrescens by Lois Marie Harrod
Bildungsroman by Brittany Cavallaro
Salt Marshes by Janee Baugher
September 1st, 1923 by Fani Papageorgiou
Langston Blue by Jericho Brown

Fall 2010

Sonnet Crown for Blind Tom and Harry T. Burleigh meets Antonin Dvorak, 1893 by Tyehimba Jess
A Genesis Text for Larry Levis, Who Died Alone by Norman Dubie
Four-Letter Word by Hugh Martin
My Future Therapist Asks About Rage by Cathy Linh Che
Cotton Candy, Special Orders, and Fast Break by Edward Hirsch
The Lone Ranger, Those Thrilling Days of Yesteryear by Jeannine Savard
Apology with Axe and In the Soak by Bridget Talone
Late Afternoon with Chagall by Michelle Peñaloza

Summer 2010

A Little Less Kettledrum, Please by D. A. Powell
[These diamond weeds are], [Again by the windmills’ wings], Microscope, and Circle and Rectangle by Maya Sarishvili, translated from Georgian by Timothy Kercher, Ani Kopalian, and Nene Giorgadze
Armando by Yaul Perez-Stable Husni
November 21, 1937 by César Vallejo, translated by Amy Demas Grunder
The Girl and Memory by Alice Neiley

Spring 2010

Southern Light and Honeycombed by Rickey Laurentiis
Backfire 2 and Energumen by Heather Derr-Smith
Elephant by Yaul Perez-Stable Husni
Our Lady of the Candelabra, Our Lady of the Pomegranate, and or the apple-russet silk by Sarah Maclay