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Web Weekly Feature, August 25, 2014:  "Sonnet Mesmerized by Blood on Snow" by Kyle McCord "After the dungeon master slays you on the snows of Mount Sorrow..."
from H_ngm_n

Web Weekly Feature, August 18, 2014:  "Heirloom (Wreck)" by John James "Hornets buzzing out from under branches..."
from Vinyl Poetry

Web Weekly Feature, August 11, 2014:  "The Dead Zoo" by Bruce Bond "The peaceable kingdom is a stone room..."
from The Journal

Web Weekly Feature, August 5, 2014:  "The Naming of Eve" by Abigail Welhouse "He calls her sweetheart, honeybear..."
from Atticus Review

Web Weekly Feature, July 28, 2014:  "Parable of the Flood" by Sara Eliza Johnson "A flood is coming, you know. The forest animals have fled...."
from TriQuarterly

Web Weekly Feature, July 21, 2014:  "Zombie with a Heart of Gold" by Alison Pelegrin "Our Father, I was a good girl, always denied the hunger..."
from unsplendid

Web Weekly Feature, July 14, 2014:  "Mime School Orientation" by Nik de Dominic "It is easy for some of us not to speak this first day —..."
from Ampersand Review

Web Weekly Feature, July 7, 2014:  "Farm Boys" by Talin Tahajian "I find you swimming, cheeks flushed..."
from The Adroit Journal

Web Weekly Feature, June 30, 2014:  "The Uppermost Affliction" by Sarah Sloat "Before weary, which spends the spirit..."
from DMQ Review

Web Weekly Feature, June 23, 2014:  "The Robots We Could Become" by Steve Castro "If my eyes were made out of light bulbs..."
from Paper Darts

Web Weekly Feature, June 16, 2014:  "driving at night (alone)" by Irène Mathieu "it’s said that we don’t choose..."
from Muzzle

Web Weekly Feature, June 9, 2014:  "Karaj" by Jenny Sadre-Orafai "When I miss her, I open my popout map...."
from Thrush

Web Weekly Feature, June 2, 2014:  "America" by Kathleen Graber "America, I have a friend for whom everything went south ..."
from Plume

Web Weekly Feature, May 26, 2014:  "Ouroboros" by Molly Brodak "Skip to the end: ..."
from Octopus Magazine

Web Weekly Feature, May 19, 2014:  "Hitchhiking in the Dying South" by Joshua Poteat "I have seen the morning spread over the fields ..."
from Sassafras Literary Magazine

Web Weekly Feature, May 12, 2014:  "The Cuckhold Explores the Subjunctive" by Jeffrey McDaniel "If I were a flag, I’d be Japan ..."
from B O D Y

Web Weekly Feature, May 5, 2014:  "Rinderpest" by James Grinwis "My baby buffalo ate a chainsaw ..."
from White Whale Review

Web Weekly Feature, April 28, 2014:  "Rehearsing the Past" by Judith Skillman "The slightly sweet aftermath ..."
from Amethyst Arsenic

Web Weekly Feature, April 21, 2014:  "Just Be Yourself" by Claire Bowman "What if I am an avocado..."
from smoking glue gun

Web Weekly Feature, April 14, 2014:  "The Marriage Letters" by Rachel Morgan "In a child's vision marriage is a house...."
from DIAGRAM

Web Weekly Feature, April 14, 2014:  "The Marriage Letters" by Rachel Morgan "In a child's vision marriage is a house...."
from DIAGRAM

Web Weekly Feature, April 7, 2014:  "Why We Fight" by Al Maginnes "Because, for boys, every bond must be tried..."
from storySouth

Web Weekly Feature, March 31, 2014:  "Cherish" by Timothy Liu "He puts his mouth on me even if..."
from TriQuarterly

Web Weekly Feature, March 24, 2014:  "Cigar Box Banjo" by Kim Addonizio "Blind Willie Johnson could coax..."
from Plume

Web Weekly Feature, March 17, 2014:  Two Poems by Pattiann Rogers "We heard that first summer coming..."
from Terrain.org

Web Weekly Feature, March 10, 2014:  "The Storm" by Katie Vagnino "Caught in the maw of it..."
from Words Apart

Web Weekly Feature, March 3, 2014:  "Time Formula" by James Grinwis "The clock at 3 a.m. still ticks...."
from The Adroit Journal

Web Weekly Feature, February 24th, 2014:  "Threnody" by José Luis Gutiérrez "I know a man shaved his face..."
from DMQ Review

Web Weekly Feature, February 17th, 2014:  "Flo—" by Caroline Crew "This note says nothing..."
from the inter|rupture

Web Weekly Feature, February 10th, 2014:  "Nocturne" by Gillian Cummings "A plea for this moment of water’s no color..."
from the PARIS-AMERICAN

Web Weekly Feature, February 3rd, 2014:  from water figurines by Emmalea Russo "what’s ballast longs to be winged again wants..."
from H_NGM_N

Web Weekly Feature, January 27th, 2014:  "Civil Twilight" by Nate Pritts "Already the heat is too much for me..."
from Alice Blue

Web Weekly Feature, January 20th, 2014:  "Of Flora, Of Fauna" by Emma Bolden "The women are beautiful but they are not..."
from inter|rupture

Web Weekly Feature, January 13th, 2014:  "I am Ghost Brain I/ Sister to All Things Cruelty" by Joseph P. Wood "It wasn’t the smallpox blankets, but forgetting we gave them...."
from Memorious

Web Weekly Feature, January 6th, 2014:  "Cradle Song to One Who Is Afraid of the Dark" by Frannie Lindsay "Here is the eager shadow a stairwell casts..."
from Shenandoah

Web Weekly Feature, December 30th, 2013:  "Good Ones" by Megan Grumbling "Was out back milking, no..."
from Unsplendid

Web Weekly Feature, December 23rd, 2013:  "Gravity" by Sam Collier "Bite a poisoned handkerchief, and shut your eyes...."
from Guernica

Web Weekly Feature, December 16th, 2013:  "Florida" by Cullen Bailey Burns "The pelican was a kite or vice versa..."
from Cleaver Magazine

Web Weekly Feature, December 9th, 2013:  "Eden Was Here" by Shira Richman "Eden is following your sister to the river, sneaking in the bow hatch..."
from Newfound

Web Weekly Feature, December 2nd, 2013:  "Thumbelina" by Angela Vogel "Lean in. I’m low-grow, grotesque..."
from DIODE

Web Weekly Feature, November 25th, 2013:  "December 17" by Matt Petronzio "DUBOIS - Celia J., of Bensonhurst..."
from InDigest

Web Weekly Feature, November 18th, 2013:  "A Vision" by Marianne Boruch "His long underwear, and that time..."
from TRIQUARTERLY

Web Weekly Feature, November 11th, 2013:  "Deposition" by Doug Ramspeck "Say two crows at dusk in an auburn sky...."
from Hunger Mountain

Web Weekly Feature, November 5th, 2013:  "Elegy" by Fiona Helmsley "My hot mess mentoress...."
from Radius

Web Weekly Feature, October 28th, 2013:  "Seatexts" by Justin Andrews "It’s a time of doing business, the..."
from Ilk

Web Weekly Feature, October 21th, 2013:  from apocalypse theory: a reader by Kristy Bowen "The drunk man at..."
from Jet Fuel Review

Web Weekly Feature, October 14th, 2013:  "The drunk man thinks of suicide at the pulpit" by Mark Damon Puckett "The drunk man at..."
from the PARIS-AMERICAN

Web Weekly Feature, October 7th, 2013:  "Breaking" by David James "The woman breaks three times..."
from DMQ Review

Web Weekly Feature, September 30th, 2013:  "Aliens" by Peter Neil Carroll "It’s what you can’t see in Alabama..."
from HEArt

Web Weekly Feature, September 23rd, 2013:  "I, Donut" by Anna Maria Hong "Avoid the wine, the meat, the wheat, the chaff..."
from unsplendid

Web Weekly Feature, September 16th, 2013:  "I Lived Upon This Earth In Such An Age..." by Miklos Radnoti (tr. by Thomas Ország-Land) "Mute worlds lie in the depths, their stillness crying..."
from B O D Y

Web Weekly Feature, September 9th, 2013:  "On Being Left" by Marie-Elizabeth Mali "There’s a woman in me who drinks poison..."
from MUZZLE

Web Weekly Feature, September 2nd, 2013:  "When You Touch Me with Something Feather, I Felt Something Husk." by H. L. Hix "Once boundless, always boundless, but it's not the saltscrabble crust..."
from DIAGRAM

Web Weekly Feature, August 26th, 2013:  from Song of the Task by Patricia Guzmán "I have spent the entire night under the birds..."
from Typo

Web Weekly Feature, August 19th, 2013:  "Heavy Pleasures" by Audra Puchalski "Every summer, the magnolia tree masks the yard..."
from The Collagist

Web Weekly Feature, August 12th, 2013:  "Animism" by Weston Cutter "Be where the birds return when birds return...."
from Guernica

Web Weekly Feature, August 5th, 2013:  "Not Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening" by Jennifer Michael Hecht "'Promises to keep,' was a lie, he had nothing. Through..."
from Plume

Web Weekly Feature, July 29nd, 2013:  "Song, Mary" by Maureen Alsop & Joshua Gottlieb-Miller "I don’t even believe in desire..."
from Contrary

Web Weekly Feature, July 22nd, 2013:  "Goodbye" by Bob Hicok "Small white church at the edge of my yard...."
from Vinyl Poetry

Web Weekly Feature, July 15th, 2013:  "pattern flows true heavy to me" by Dan Rosenberg "folded here for us all        witness..."
from unsplendid

Web Weekly Feature, July 8th, 2013:  "Speculating on the Meaning of Birdsong" by Kate Lutzner "There is a space inside me dedicated to your needs...."
from Atticus Review

Web Weekly Feature, July 1st, 2013:  "A Skeleton, A Dawn" by Laura McKee "Who cares about the beginning. You can see..."
from Cerise Press

Web Weekly Feature, June 24th, 2013:  "Sequence Collapse" by Anthony Opal "Fox Vox / in brown socks. A man..."
from InDigest

Web Weekly Feature, June 17th, 2013:  "House is an Embarrassment" by Emma Bolden "House was not built to keep..."
from B O D Y

Web Weekly Feature, June 10th, 2013:  "No One Will Ever Love Him" by Anne R. Allen "No one will ever love him the way his mother did..."
from Compose

Web Weekly Feature, June 3rd, 2013:  "Ouroborus" by Jeff Baker "Before you wake up..."
from Boxcar Poetry Review

Web Weekly Feature, May 27th, 2013:  "Birth Bell" by Louise Mathias "The beginning of war was also a blossom. Here's..."
from Octopus Magazine

Web Weekly Feature, May 20th, 2013:  "End" by Molly Brodak "The most basic code is anger...."
from Typo

Web Weekly Feature, May 13th, 2013:  "Gnostic Aubade" by Tory Adkisson "In the morning, say what is the beautiful..."
from The Collagist

Web Weekly Feature, May 6th, 2013:  "Grackles" by Joshua Young "look up what grackles are...."
from Vinyl Poetry

Web Weekly Feature, April 29nd, 2013:  "Graveyard Poem" by Sue Wootton "& a helicopter flat..."
from Senandoah

Web Weekly Feature, April 22nd, 2013:  "Girl, Informing" by Lisa Fay Coutley "& a helicopter flat..."
from inter|rupture

Web Weekly Feature, April 15th, 2013:  "Elegy Elegy" by Brian Henry "Whether we will their return or not..."
from Guernica

Web Weekly Feature, April 8st, 2013:  "Ars Poetica" by Angie Estes "The shell of the papershell pecan can easily be broken..."
from Plume

Web Weekly Feature, April 1st, 2013:  "The Perfectionist" by Bruce Bond "When Plato lay sick beside a window..."
from Linebreak

Web Weekly Feature, March 25th, 2013:  "I Move the Clocks Ahead Every Weekend" by Jim Behrle "Fake every punt / Taint misbehaving..."
from Shampoo

Web Weekly Feature, March 18th, 2013:  "Clownfish" by Ricardo Pau-Llosa "It is no joke..."
from Cerise Press

Web Weekly Feature, March 11th, 2013:  "The Death of My Friend" by John Poch "Your end was a lamp unto my path turned off...."
from DIAGRAM

Web Weekly Feature, March 5th, 2013:  "poem for the smallest ghost" by Rachel McKibbens "The men made promises but failed...."
from Muzzle

Web Weekly Feature, February 25th, 2013:  "Untimely" by John Grey "The leaf-mold is offering up surprises...."
from Glass: A Journal of Poetry

Web Weekly Feature, February 18th, 2013:  "Writing Under the Influence of Me" by Tony Hoagland "It means I drop things, and I keep turning..."
from Plume

Web Weekly Feature, February 11th, 2013:  "My Crow, My Other Life" by Chanming Yuan "Every morning, even before I open..."
from Apparatus Magazine

Web Weekly Feature, February 4th, 2013:  "Requiem" by Michelle Bitting "Go with stones in your pocket..."
from PoetryBay

Web Weekly Feature, January 28st, 2013:  "Eusthenopteron" by James Grinwis "Before the breach came..."
from GUERNICA

Web Weekly Feature, January 21st, 2013:  "Ars Poetica, with Cow" by Maureen Seaton "She went back to look at the beast..."
from Plume

Web Weekly Feature, January 14th, 2013:  "The St. Vitus Dance of the Factory Floor" by Jim Daniels "Ed in Dept. 53 painted gold foot-..."
from Fox Chase Review

Web Weekly Feature, January 7th, 2013:  "Four Barrels, Jaw & Locket" by Anna Maria Hong "I was erased as a morning face..."
from UNSPLENDID

Web Weekly Feature, December 31st, 2012:  "Some People Are Sleeping and I am Blowing a Trumpet" by C. Dylan Bassett "Yes, the instruments of my inner life..."
from DMQ Review

Web Weekly Feature, December 24th, 2012:  "In This Space" by Stan Sanvel Rubin "In place of the names..."
from AGNI

Web Weekly Feature, December 17th, 2012:  "Against the Sight of People Eating Spaghetti with Red Sauce" by Cynthia Arrieu-King "The tomatoes all swim at an aquarium...."
from Glitterpony

Web Weekly Feature, December 10th, 2012:  "Restoration" by Jeff Nagy "With palm tensed convex receiving the spent..."
from Drunken Boat

Web Weekly Feature, December 3rd, 2012:  "What Enters, What Alters" by Nance Van Winckel "Many men moving, trying to get something..."
from Shenandoah

Web Weekly Feature, November 26th, 2012:  "How delicious to say it," by Vievee Francis "to allow it like hibiscus to wend over the tongue..."
from Muzzle

Web Weekly Feature, November 19th, 2012:  "When I Cannot Sleep–Day Six–a Letter" by Justin Boening "The wind is having its way with the house tonight..."
from Linebreak

Web Weekly Feature, November 12th, 2012:  "In which we inherit the earth" by Lightsey Darst "& what anguish, unreeled in..."
from Cerise Press

Web Weekly Feature, November 5th, 2012:  "Barf Trinity" by Anne Marie Rooney "In the new world, flat..."
from DIAGRAM

Web Weekly Feature, October 29th, 2012:  "When I Wrote It Down, I Wrote It Down Dirty" by Jameson Fitzpatrick "The season of married men. The fall..."
from Linebreak

Web Weekly Feature, October 22nd, 2012:  "The Heart" by Caryl Pagel "The heart just won't stop          You..."
from interrupture

Web Weekly Feature, October 15th, 2012:  "Poem" by Jane Wong "In the middle of the night..."
from The Monarch Review

Web Weekly Feature, October 8th, 2012:  "A Geography of Pleasure" by Amy King "An orange star dying on my windowsill..."
from Octopus Magazine

Web Weekly Feature, October 1st, 2012:  "Little More (11)" by Kristi Maxwell "My soul’s in your head..."
from Transom

Web Weekly Feature, September 24th, 2012:  Five poems by Anna Maria Hong "I was about as wanted as a pang..."
from Pool

Web Weekly Feature, September 17th, 2012:  "Junk" by Michael Marberry "We had to park a mile away: the truck..."
from Guernica

Web Weekly Feature, September 10th, 2012:  "Portrait of a Woman in Kitchen" by Danielle Jones-Pruett "before morning unties its birds, before heat..."
from DMQ Review

Web Weekly Feature, September 3rd, 2012:  "At the End of the County in a Cul de Sac Breakfrast" by Allison Carter "My love was in charge of seeing half of things..."
from DIAGRAM

Web Weekly Feature, August 27th, 2012:  "Shiftwork" by Allison Parker "My darling, I would like to lead you where..."
from Cobalt

Web Weekly Feature, August 20th, 2012:  "Maternalique" by Stacy Gnall "Sure as a first balled fist..."
from The The Poetry

Web Weekly Feature, August 13th, 2012:  "Birds There is No Moon" by Dorothea Lasky "Birds there is no moon..."
from Plume

Web Weekly Feature, August 6th, 2012:  "My Mother, in Her Savage Stillness" by Kyle Minor "In the kitchen, witching..."
from unsplendid

Web Weekly Feature, July 30th, 2012:  "After Being Asked to Write a Villanelle" by David Wagoner "If you say the same words over..."
from The Doctor T. J. Eckleburg Review

Web Weekly Feature, July 16th, 2012:  "Dusk" by Chad Parmenter "It coats the clouds over..."
from Memorious

Web Weekly Feature, July 16th, 2012:  "Picking Whitman’s Pocket" by Philip Dacey "I have picked Walt Whitman’s pocket...."
from Thrush

Web Weekly Feature, July 9nd, 2012:  "Before the Flood" by Rob MacDonald "I know that a storm is approaching..."
from The Collagist

Web Weekly Feature, July 2nd, 2012:  "Denial Machine" by Sandra Meek "Out my rented window, traffic worries..."
from Cerise Press

Web Weekly Feature, June 25th, 2012:  "Origins" by Dan Rosenberg "The stop sign..."
from Jellyfish

Web Weekly Feature, June 18th, 2012:  "This corner of sky and field" by Betsy Wheeler "She fell asleep & as she slept..."
from notnostrums

Web Weekly Feature, June 11th, 2012:  "Dear Robin in the Church Hills, this is my Friendship Poem" by Phil Estes "Put the batteries in my mouth...."
from interrupture

Web Weekly Feature, June 4th, 2012:  "After a Very Long Difficult Day" by Brenda Hillman "You talk to your loved ones..."
from Slate

Web Weekly Feature, May 28th, 2012:  "Ghost Cinema" by Charles Simic "You return less often..."
from 3:AM Magazine

Web Weekly Feature, May 21st, 2012:  "No Shortage of Symbols" by Lightsey Darst "Witness this ribcage, complicated in the extreme: here wind surrounds a white pine..."
from Typo

Web Weekly Feature, May 14th, 2012:  "December" by Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz "When my body had forgotten its purpose..."
from Muzzle

Web Weekly Feature, May 6th, 2012:  "In Ecstasy" by Kelly Forsythe "a crow tears a leg..."
from Lines & Stars

Web Weekly Feature, April 30th, 2012:  "In the Event of Nuclear War" by Jaime Garcia "How many have handed over their religions?..."
from Contrary

Web Weekly Feature, April 23rd, 2012:  "Mercy" by Travis Mossotti "You’d bring us each wounded opossum..."
from diode

Web Weekly Feature, April 16nd, 2012:  "An Elegiac Tone Predominates" by Sandra Meek "Winter flight..."
from Cerise Press

Web Weekly Feature, April 9nd, 2012:  "Accelerando" by José Hierro (Trans. Nick Thran) "Here, in this moment, we finish...."
from Forget Magazine

Web Weekly Feature, April 2nd, 2012:  "Blooper Real" by Marc McKee "Who isn't trying to put themselves back..."
from Sixth Finch

Web Weekly Feature, March 26th, 2012:  "Minotaur" by Kit Frick "It’s everything we expected...."
from Jellyfish

Web Weekly Feature, March 19th, 2012:  "Arrow" by Noelle Kocot "If I should redeem thee with the mouth..."
from aesthetix

Web Weekly Feature, March 12th, 2012:  "Life as an Uncast Spell" by Laurie Saurborn Young "Magic hat, upend the rabbits. Somersault past the saw...."
from H_NGM_N

Web Weekly Feature, March 5th, 2012:  "I have some instinct that I am not who I think I am" by Dorothea Lasky "I have some instinct that I am not who I think I am..."
from Maggy

Web Weekly Feature, February 27th, 2012:  "Dear Friend: I have nearly died three times since morning" by Alex Dimitrov "For a long time I would not go to bed...."
from Slate

Web Weekly Feature, February 20th, 2012:  "The Wait" by Rae Armantrout "A story deals with distance..."
from Connotation Press

Web Weekly Feature, February 13th, 2012:  "Acid Bone" by Noelle Kocot "I have given you everything, and the roundish..."
from Harp & Altar

Web Weekly Feature, February 5th, 2012:  "Personal" by J.P. Dancing Bear "O Cello Head, sing me a song of Yo-Yo Ma..."
from The Coachella Review

Web Weekly Feature, January 30th, 2012:  "Self Portrait as a Moving Van on Fire" by Al Maginnes "Boys in small towns love fire, and these boys know..."
from Boxcar Poetry Review

Web Weekly Feature, January 23rd, 2012:  "The Last Bestiary" by Daniel Bourne "When all animals have died..."
from Guernica

Web Weekly Feature, January 16th, 2012:  "Poem Noire" by Joshua Gray "The depth of her absense..."
from Referential Magazine

Web Weekly Feature, January 9th, 2012:  "Digging In" by Donna Vorreyer "Cherry blossoms are over; there are no bears or cats or dogs among the roses...."
from Linebreak

Web Weekly Feature, January 2nd, 2012:  "Our Hair Will Not Be Televised" by George McKim "...our open hair..."
from DIAGRAM

Web Weekly Feature, December 26th, 2011:  "Biomechanics" by José Luis Gutiérrez "The machinery was there before we even knew it existed...."
from DMQ Review

Web Weekly Feature, December 19th, 2011:  "V." by Joseph P. Wood "Better?—Remission?—what’s a name but a crater..."
from Transom

Web Weekly Feature, December 12th, 2011:  "The Great Unrest" by D.A. Powell "When I lie down I think, ‘How long before I get up?’..."
from OccupyWriters.com

Web Weekly Feature, December 5th, 2011:  "Self-Portrait as Housewife" by Austen Rosenfeld "Your dreams hold your days together...."
from AGNI

Web Weekly Feature, November 28th, 2011:  Two poems by C. J. Sage "It did not flurry at the beach and that’s okay..."
from Pirene's Fountain

Web Weekly Feature, November 21st, 2011:  "Stop and Listen" by Robert Wrigley "Sometimes the woods at night are so still..."
from Memorious

Web Weekly Feature, November 14th, 2011:  "On Learning That All The Gold In The World Would Fill Just Two Olympic Swimming Pools" by Derek Mong "my inner pragmatist insists: we can’t fling Phelps’s medals..."
from 99 Poems for the 99 Percent

Web Weekly Feature, November 7th, 2011:  "Sentry" by Brendan Galvin "Thistle, you look like another..."
from Shenandoah

Web Weekly Feature, October 31st, 2011:  "thine own self be goo" by Sara Larsen "thine own self be goo. badwater radically shifts in it, talisman..."
from wheelhouse magazine

Web Weekly Feature, October 24th, 2011:  "Passaggio - Presto: Two Leaves of Bread, Please" by Mary Molinary "It would be nice to live..."
from H_NGM_N

Web Weekly Feature, October 10th, 2011:  "Constellations" by Susan Elbe "All that twinkling above us conceals and cants..."
from Valparaiso Poetry Review

Web Weekly Feature, October 3rd, 2011:  "Gift" by Jennifer Wong "First it is a measling of the tablecloth..."
from UCity Review

Web Weekly Feature, September 26th, 2011:  "Silviculture" by Cecily Parks "Muck spectacular!..."
from Memorious

Web Weekly Feature, September 19th, 2011:  "How to Operate on Yourself" by Summer Callahan "Take the points of whatever you..."
from The Adirondack Review

Web Weekly Feature, September 12th, 2011:  "Elegy" by Elisa Karbin "Your mouth is an empty bowl, tipped up..."
from Lily

Web Weekly Feature, September 5th, 2011:  "St Saint" by Lisa Russ Spaar "Even my dreams won’t reveal you..."
from Cerise Press

Web Weekly Feature, August 29nd, 2011:  "Lipsyncing the City" by Jim Daniels "Even God doesn't have a script...."
from DIAGRAM

Web Weekly Feature, August 22nd, 2011:  "Cartography of Loss" by Chris Lynch "The smaller the island..."
from Islet

Web Weekly Feature, August 15th, 2011:  "The Man With a Shirt of Fire" by Charles Rafferty "It wakes him up — the glow of his shirt..."
from Linebreak

Web Weekly Feature, August 8st, 2011:  Two poems by K R Copeland "Hardy garden cultivar, far from your Chinese roots, how I root for you to do your..."
from Soundzine

Web Weekly Feature, August 1st, 2011:  "Anatomy" by Katherine DeBlassie "Insect. Crow. Innocuous noise-maker...."
from Otis Nebula

Web Weekly Feature, July 25th, 2011:  "Sheetrock" by Sophie Cabot Black "As if almost too late we ripped into each other..."
from Slate

Web Weekly Feature, July 18th, 2011:  "Fox" by Andrea Henchey "The yip of a red fox pup kept me up..."
from Muzzle

Web Weekly Feature, July 11th, 2011:  "Modern Fears" by Deanna Larsen "The man smiling at me at the gas station is thinking of ways..."
from amphibi.us

Web Weekly Feature, July 4th, 2011:  "Pascal’s Sunrisen" by Derek Henderson "Identified by a body...."
from Konundrum Engine Literary Review

Web Weekly Feature, June 27th, 2011:  "The Girl Offers up Her Resignation" by Nickole Brown "Like the throat of a deer arched back..."
from Memorious

Web Weekly Feature, June 20th, 2011:  "Infinity Why Not" by Eric Amling "Fairly agog as if party snakes..."
from So and So

Web Weekly Feature, June 13th, 2011:  "Sparrow-sized, The Grave" by C. J. Opperthauser "is three inches deep. Her fingernails..."
from decomP

Web Weekly Feature, June 6th, 2011:  "Black Guitar" by Michelle Bitting "To pick that glint-edged glamour..."
from Linebreak

Web Weekly Feature, May 30th, 2011:  "Stick & Stone" by Christine Fadden "Sigh. Alone to gather signs. Sticks the orbiting body has bound with twine and found..."
from Precipitate

Web Weekly Feature, May 23rd, 2011:  "A Poet of Medieval Spain " by Jennifer Barber "The caliph gone. The moon..."
from Cerise Press

Web Weekly Feature, May 16th, 2011:  "The Woman Who Never Came Before" by James Valvis "She came and you touched her..."
from BLIP

Web Weekly Feature, May 9th, 2011:  "Outages" by Nathan McClain "The world has been sad since Tuesday..."
from DIAGRAM

Web Weekly Feature, May 2nd, 2011:  "The Painted Lady and the Thistle " by Julie L. Moore "The painted lady alights on thistle..."
from Pirene's Fountain

Web Weekly Feature, April 25th, 2011:  "A Genesis" by Mary Biddinger "I caught you gleaming. But you..."
from Waccamaw

Web Weekly Feature, April 18th, 2011:  "What I know of You" by Sheila Black "Bus stations in the dead hours..."
from Valparaiso Poetry Review

Web Weekly Feature, April 11th, 2011:  "meditation" by Alison Doernberg "Let the fog inhabit you, a cradle of fluid strands entwined..."
from Praxilla

Web Weekly Feature, April 4th, 2011:  "What does the grave say?" by Jennifer Borges Foster "What does the cave save? Small bones to make its teeth...."
from failbetter.com

Web Weekly Feature, March 28th, 2011:  "New Age" by J. P. Dancing Bear "As surely as architects fall in love..."
from Linebreak

Web Weekly Feature, March 21th, 2011:  "A Lawnmower’s One of the Babies I’d Have" by Hannah Craig "In the high weeds, I’d bite. Snap the little sticks..."
from Contrary

Web Weekly Feature, March 14th, 2011:  "Signs" by Chris Forhan "Spin like this, the pinwheel, aflame in air..."
from Cerise Press

Web Weekly Feature, March 7th, 2011:  "Stillwater" by Lightsey Darst "Then we walked down to the river and noticed the bridge..."
from DIAGRAM

Web Weekly Feature, February 28th, 2011:  "Anatomy" by Katherine DeBlassie "Insect. Crow. Innocuous noise-maker...."
from otis nebula

Web Weekly Feature, February 21st, 2011:  "The Shape of Birds" by Mary Christine Delea "It’s as if they are made of snow, formless..."
from Stickman Review

Web Weekly Feature, February 14th, 2011:  "One Marriage, Three Airports or One Airport, Three Marriages" by Sherman Alexie "The man in front of me has missed his flight..."
from Unsplendid

Web Weekly Feature, February 7th, 2011:  "Don’t Buck Love" by Scott Withiam "Here comes the finch out of the mine...."
from Linebreak

Web Weekly Feature, January 31st, 2011:  "If Reflection, II" by Jennifer Denrow "There is a man...."
from Sixth Finch

Web Weekly Feature, January 24th, 2011:  "Desire" by Molly Gaudry "Listen. Boys be trained like go wait stay shop. They purse and cuss on cue, like..."
from Vinyl Poetry

Web Weekly Feature, January 17th, 2011:  "Some Invisible" by Leslie Adams "A week or so of martins splicing..."
from DMQ Review

Web Weekly Feature, January 10th, 2011:  "Real Estate" by Steven Brown "We moved the mobile home onto a lot..."
from Unsplendid

Web Weekly Feature, January 3rd, 2011:  "The Bird Kingdom" by MRB Chelko "Bright, beautiful, warm, and free, your body..."
from DIAGRAM

Web Weekly Feature, December 27th, 2010:  "The Towers of Cordoba" by Andrew H. Oerke "We trotted the route to Cordoba as well..."
from Pirene's Fountain

Web Weekly Feature, December 20th, 2010:  "Unreality" by Elizabeth Langemak "For us, long distance, the plane lifts..."
from Referential Magazine

Web Weekly Feature, December 13th, 2010:  "We Know in 2010, We Survive" by Claire Becker "The three kings visiting the baby...."
from Octopus Magazine

Web Weekly Feature, December 6th, 2010:  "Even Disasters" by Yona Harvey "Even disasters / wear white & ..."
from No Tell Motel

Web Weekly Feature, November 29th, 2010:  "Duck Duck Goose" by Feng Sun Chen "I purchase a book on violence. The guns in the glossy pages line up..."
from DIAGRAM

Web Weekly Feature, November 22nd, 2010:  "The Order" by David Daniel "Ages ago, in hospitals. Now too. And later...."
from Memorious

Web Weekly Feature, November 15th, 2010:  "The Decline of Western Civilization" by Brennen Wysong "I was beginning to fall in love with a dashing..."
from Typo

Web Weekly Feature, November 8th, 2010:  "Not Berdache. Not Gynandromorph. Not Even Two Spirit." by Matthew Hittinger "Tonight I will wrap..."
from Clementine

Web Weekly Feature, November 1st, 2010:  "The Day of Qu Yuan Drowning" by Ye Chun "They’re dotting eyes on the dragon boats...."
from Cerise Press

Web Weekly Feature, October 25th, 2010:  "Stone City" by J.P. Dancing Bear "You can hear the city open..."
from Valparaiso Poetry Review

Web Weekly Feature, October 18th, 2010:  "Superficial" by Timothy Wojcik "The bottoms of my teeth all opened up..."
from Jellyfish Magazine

Web Weekly Feature, October 11th, 2010:  "Instrument" by Clay Matthews "The dog pulls at the wing of a dead sparrow..."
from diode

Web Weekly Feature, October 4th, 2010:  "Red admirals and small tortoiseshells" by Susan Grindley "It’s still a mystery how they got in..."
from Magma Poetry

Web Weekly Feature, September 27th, 2010:  "First Love" by Donald Revell "Also naked, misery gleams and is soon gone...."
from Fawlt Magazine

Web Weekly Feature, September 20th, 2010:  "Cassandra's Ghazal" by Sharanya Manivannan "In the first hour of another life, I named you god and took to singing the glory of you...."
from Clementine

Web Weekly Feature, September 13th, 2010:  "The Ways They Let Themselves Be Fooled" by Jessica Newman "It was night and mosquitoes...."
from kill author

Web Weekly Feature, September 6th, 2010:  "The Guide" by John Allman "And if he spoke from within a quivering flame, his voice a whisper..."
from FutureCycle Poetry

Web Weekly Feature, August 30th, 2010:  "Ghazal of the Sharp Knife" by Sarah J. Sloat "Undeceived, the body knows the gloom of him...."
from DMQ Review

Web Weekly Feature, August 23rd, 2010:  "Knife" by Franz Wright "Holding a knife, or imagining it holds a knife, my blood goes..."
from Caffeine Destiny

Web Weekly Feature, August 16th, 2010:  "Unburdening three pelts into the grease fire" by Karyna McGlynn "I pursue the hem of what it means to consume..."
from Rougarou

Web Weekly Feature, August 8st, 2010:  "Milk" by T.R. Hummer "It was a temple of the dark sublime with high-speed elevators..."
from Slate

Web Weekly Feature, August 2st, 2010:  "The Way of the Dodo" by J. Braxton Cooper "A reputation that endures ..."
from Babel Fruit

Web Weekly Feature, July 26th, 2010:  "Monster" by Christopher Todd Matthews "Lovers of God..."
from Swink

Web Weekly Feature, July 19th, 2010:  "A Line from Jimi Hendrix Comes to Mind" by Jessica Greenbaum "in the giraffe house as another one sails..."
from Cerise Press

Web Weekly Feature, July 12th, 2010:  "Bad Honey" by Karina Borowicz "It’s not painful anymore to listen..."
from anderbo.com

Web Weekly Feature, July 5th, 2010:  "[Lantern]" by Lightsey Darst "Not here either -- followed the fireflies...."
from elimae

Web Weekly Feature, June 28th, 2010:  "Living in Weather" by Bin Ramke "It is an economy unfolding..."
from Octopus Magazine

Web Weekly Feature, June 21st, 2010:  "Our Insides and Our Insides" by P Edward Cunningham "Inside we have cramping plumes of bone glaze. Inside we have dazzle and soft whisper devices...."
from H_NGM_N

Web Monthly Feature, June, 2010:  "I Love You Like a Good Game of Skee-Ball" by Eileen G'Sell "First of all, I never said that...."
from Ink Node

Web Monthly Feature, May, 2010:  "Advice from the Robot Scientist’s Daughter" by Jeannine Hall Gailey "After all, the moon has fallen asleep and you are alone...."
from qarrtsiluni

Web Monthly Feature, April, 2010:  "De guerre en guerre / From War to War" by Tahar Bekri, translated by Marilyn Hacker "The sea doesn’t know where all this water comes from..."
from Cerise Press

Web Monthly Feature, March, 2010:  "Chemotherapy" by Meghan O’Rourke "The decomposing squirrel in the yard..."
from Guernica

Web Monthly Feature, February, 2010:  "After Phosphorescence" by Nellie Bellows & Kevin McLellan "A smack of jellyfish gelatinizes..."
from 42opus

Web Monthly Feature, January, 2010:  "The Corset" by Joanna Grant "I am the one who knows..."
from Guernica Magazine

Web Monthly Feature, December, 2009:  "This morning found" by Kimberly L. Becker "a clutch of feathers, ashen..."
from Pirenes Fountain

Web Monthly Feature, November, 2009:  "Aubade" by Cathy Park Hong "I long for harmine morn to lift me ..."
from Octopus Magazine

Web Monthly Feature, October, 2009:  "Nice Pig" by Nin Andrews "In first grade Mrs. Wilson taught us..."
from Scapegoat Review

Web Monthly Feature, September, 2009:  "At Broad Channel" by Ryan Black "The dry reeds, deep left field, bend basin-ward in the constant hymn..."
from AGNI

Web Monthly Feature, August, 2009:  "Purgatory" by Elizabeth Onusko "Now I understand why. Someone turns loose the winds on me..."
from 42opus

Web Monthly Feature, July, 2009:  "Alternate Worlds" by Patricia Fargnoli "They are what fuels the dark, what lies..."
from Cerise Press

Web Monthly Feature, June, 2009:  "Our Lady of Perpetual Help" by April Lindner "The burnt church up the street yawns to the sky..."
from Able Muse

Web Monthly Feature, May, 2009:  "Rural Spring Poem" by Nicky Beer "A thrasher in the linden..."
from Waccamaw

Web Monthly Feature, April, 2009:  "33 Translations of One Basho" by Chad Sweeney "ancient pond..."
from Coconut

Web Monthly Feature, March, 2009:  "Dumb Show" by Suzanne Wise "The spine does its turtle charade..."
from Guernica

Web Monthly Feature, February, 2009:  "Toy Boat Toy Boat Toy Boat" by Sarah J. Sloat "My homesickness outlasts Hades' blazes..."
from The Dirty Napkin

Web Monthly Feature, January, 2009:  "Dear God," by Kevin Prufer "The trees on the lawn were drinking my air..."
from Memorious

Web Monthly Feature, December, 2008:  "Cat Posing for a Portrait of a Dog, Hollywood, California" by Elizabeth Gold "My agent’s not returning phone calls..."
from Guernica

Web Monthly Feature, November, 2008:  "If You See the Buddha on the Road, Kill Him" by Barbara Yien "Brush strokes stingy as Mao’s schematic..."
from Emprise Review

Web Monthly Feature, October, 2008:  "There’s More to Whaling Than Whales" by Anthony Caleshu "We’d been wooing whales like women once wooed us..."
from ANGI online

Web Monthly Feature, September, 2008:  "Self-Portrait with Cockroach" by Keetje Kuipers "Trespass is what we say..."
from 42opus

Web Monthly Feature, August, 2008:  "Anne B to Henry 8" by Sarah Maclay "I’ve seen the way you look at her across the room...."
from Poemeleon

Web Monthly Feature, July, 2008:  "World's End: North of San Francisco" by Tess Taylor "Here at the continent’s end, fortifications..."
from Guernica

Web Monthly Feature, June, 2008:  "Information Kiosk" by Jason Bredle "My shadow will kill your shadow, reader...."
from Anti-

Web Monthly Feature, May, 2008:  "Lady on a Unicycle" by Caki Wilkinson "So Esse Pearl gets snowed in at the chichi condo..."
from Unsplendid

Web Monthly Feature, April, 2008:  "The Translucent Nature of Irises" by Alexis Vergalla "dark bloom etched...."
from diode

Web Monthly Feature, March, 2008:  "Landscape with a Very Fat Man, Seated" by Paula Closson Buck "The man is alone but not extinct...."
from AGNI online

Web Monthly Feature, February, 2008:  "December Settles In Over HaverStraw Bay" by John Hoppenthaler "Doesn't the sky press heavily down today?..."
from The Dirty Napkin

Web Monthly Feature, January, 2008:  "Change of Address" by Nathan Hoks "The learned inform us that we are mostly..."
from Octopus Magazine

Web Monthly Feature, December, 2007:  "Orphanage keeper, handmade, suitcase bearing part of the sea" by Allison Titus & Rob Schlegel "...in which mirror are you least reflected; whose boots..."
from diode

Web Monthly Feature, November, 2007:  "Presto" by Kristen Tracy "At the magic show I always wanted the tiger..."
from AGNI

Web Monthly Feature, October, 2007:  "The Song of Wooden Animals" by Rachel Abramowitz "And why won’t you fall to me I’ll guess, O. In..."
from SHAMPOO

Web Monthly Feature, September, 2007:  "A Love Poem" by Jamison T. Crabtree "Maps are never skin. I know..."
from 42opus

Web Monthly Feature, August, 2007:  "Adam and Eve at Rest" by Ed Taylor "I drift awake, & search with the slow hands of trapped miners..."
from Swink

Web Monthly Feature, July, 2007:  "Pluto" by A. E. Stallings "Demoted, he still keeps his distance..."
from Unsplendid

Web Monthly Feature, June, 2007:  [At the edge of the music, a well.] by John Duvernoy "At the edge of the music, a well...."
from Octopus Magazine

Web Monthly Feature, May, 2007:  "Room with a Bed in the Middle" by Curtis Bauer "While I sleep my wife writes words..."
from Diagram

Web Monthly Feature, April, 2007:  "Bagpiper Among the Geese" by Paul Hostovsky " I think it looks to them..."
from Valparaiso Poetry Review

Web Monthly Feature, March, 2007:  "Waking, Working" by Nance Van Winckel " I came to on the ground. In my fist..."
from AGNI Online

Web Monthly Feature, February, 2007:  "The End of Free Love" by Bryan Penberthy " ...And wasn’t the drunkest mania we’d ever caught..."
from Blackbird

Web Monthly Feature, January, 2007:  "The Mountain is Holding Out" by Paul Muldoon
" ...for news from the sea..."
from Octopus Magazine

Web Monthly Feature, December, 2006:  "'There's just one little thing: a ring. I don't mean on the phone.' —Eartha Kitt" by Kathy Fagan
" In lieu of the latkes..."
from Slate

Web Monthly Feature, November, 2006:  "Definitely" by Mary Jo Bang
" What is desire / But the hardwire argument given ..."
from Cordite Poetry Review

Web Monthly Feature, October, 2006:  "The Devil's Party" by Anna Journey
" Curious, how my cat thinks the soul is a thing. In winter..."
from Diagram

Web Monthly Feature, September, 2006:  "Apologia" by Paul Guest
" The homework swallowed the dog..."
from Octopus Magazine

Web Monthly Feature, August, 2006:  "WTF Sestina" by Meghann Marco
" 2punk4punk: do you like nirvana, omg..."
from McSweeney's

Web Monthly Feature, July, 2006:  "Superstition" by Allan Peterson
" I believe in the hot & dry, that's why Florida...."
from Valparaiso Poetry Review

Web Monthly Feature, June, 2006:  "A nature film" by Bob Hicok
" Yellow kitty lifts its head from two months dead deer..."
from Poemeleon

Web Monthly Feature, May, 2006:  " from The Way Birds Become Homonyms: an Aviary" by Joseph Bradshaw
" When I burst into a million..."
from Caffeine Destiny

Web Monthly Feature, April, 2006:  " Lot's Wife" by Katha Pollitt
" Trudging behind the broad backside of God..."
from Slate

Web Monthly Feature, February, 2006:  " Quite Suddenly the Woods" by Hildred Crill
" open up: light spreads..."
from The New Hampshire Review

Web Monthly Feature, January, 2006:  "Ten Coyotes Eke Out" by Joanne Lowery
" Unwanted in the farmland, a pack of survivors..."
from Nidus

Web Monthly Feature, December, 2005:  "A Myth of Innocence" by Louise Glück
"One summer she goes into the field as usual..."
from Slate

Web Monthly Feature, November, 2005:  "In the Bulrushes" by Katha Pollitt
"Lotus. Papyrus. Turquoise. Lapis. Gold...."
from Slate

Web Monthly Feature, October, 2005:  "Going Blind" by Annette Basalyga
"What happens is that one eye loses interest...."
from Valparaiso Poetry Review

Web Monthly Feature, September, 2005:  "Provisions" by Angela Ball
"I think we’re all missing something..."
from The DMQ Review

Web Monthly Feature, August, 2005:  "Stone and Fire, Fire and Stone" by C. Dale Young
"The sea sounds its regrets against rocks each year...."
from The New Hampshire Review

Web Monthly Feature, July, 2005:  "Misjudged Fly Ball" (don't forget to click on page 2!) by Alan Shapiro
"...too late too late, why..."
from The Cincinnati Review

Web Monthly Feature, June, 2005:  "Buzzards" by Ravi Shankar
"Buzzards..."
from Blackbird

Web Monthly Feature, May, 2005:  "Colorization" by Beth Bachmann
"Black and white distances the viewer...."
from Blackbird

Web Monthly Feature, April, 2005:  "The Riddle of the Shrink " by Nuar Alsadir
"It is the distress of losing a ticket..."
from Slate

Web Monthly Feature, March, 2005:  "The Darkness of Proper Names " by Julianne Buchsbaum
"Night is a door into possible dolor..."
from Drunken Boat

Web Monthly Feature, February, 2005:  "The Shovel" by Lucas Howell
"Those who never touch one..."
from The DMQ Review

Web Monthly Feature, January, 2005:  "In a Fog" by Muriel Nelson
"A winter willow broom..."
from Valparaiso Poetry Review

Web Monthly Feature, December, 2004:  "Breaking" by Kristen Tracy
" The cats seemed to understand..."
from AGNI

Web Monthly Feature, November, 2004:  "Field Notes" by C. J. Sage
"A stealthy pride of lions..."
from In Posse

Web Monthly Feature,October, 2004:  "Late Self-Portrait by Rembrandt" by Jane Hirshfield
"The dog, dead for years, keeps coming back in the dream...."
from Slate

Web Monthly Feature, September, 2004:  "Optimism" by Molly Peacock
" A freak spring snow storm made us take the old..."
from The Cortland Review

Web Monthly Feature, June, 2004:  "Gross Return" by Stacy Kidd
"That we woke with the water surrounding us..."
from The DMQ Review

Web Monthly Feature, April, 2004:  "A Landscape Like This" by Cynie Cory
"You were already gone like winter..."
from Melic Review

Web Monthly Feature, March, 2004:  "Words a Hospitality" by Margot Schilpp
"An oasis can spring up in the actual..."
from Valparaiso Poetry Review

Web Monthly Feature, February, 2004:  "Doppelganger Music" by Reginald Shepherd
"Must I again wake from dreams of March storms..."
from Blackbird

Web Monthly Feature, January, 2004:  "Out Of Cupid's Range" by Kathleen Flenniken
"Those crowded rooms that once enchanted her..."
from Literary Salt

Web Monthly Feature, December, 2003:  "Climbing" by Robin Kemp
"You won't climb granite with me, mind divorced...."
from Valparaiso Poetry Review

Web Monthly Feature, November, 2003:  "The Pet" by Cate Marvin
"I rode him through the village, smiling...."
from Slate

Web Monthly Feature, October, 2003:  "Sacred Heart" by Robin Kemp
"Here is the sacred heart, from which we bleed..."
from Able Muse

Web Monthly Feature, September, 2003:  "The Snap" by Rachel Dacus
"My sleep is cut in half by a latch's snap..."
from Pierian Springs

Web Monthly Feature, August, 2003:  "Talking to Myself" by C. J. Sage
"Some say things are more beautiful when silent...."
from In Posse Review

Web Monthly Feature, July, 2003:  "Forecast" by R. G. Evans
"His daughter is learning to walk..."
from Valparaiso Poetry Review

Web Monthly Feature, June, 2003:  "Big Dog, Little Dog" by Wyatt Prunty
"The one two times the other's size..."
from Slate

Web Monthly Feature, May, 2003:  "Elemental Attention, Stillness" by Cynthia Hogue
"The backyard's birch scuffed ..."
from nidus

Web Monthly Feature, April, 2003:  "Left Bank" by Mark Conway
"...a mouse plopped on the windshield..."
from Drunken Boat

Web Monthly Feature, March, 2003:  "Chow Call" by Deborah Tobola
"Driving onto the prison grounds during chow call..."
from The DMQ Review

Web Monthly Feature, February, 2003:  "Peripetia, or Flowers for Everyone" by C. J. Sage
"How difficult it is to love the stupid ..."
from The Adirondack Review

Web Monthly Feature, January, 2003:  "The Mum" by Judith Skillman
"...Lushness comes apart / like a dream ..."
from Literary Salt

Web Monthly Feature, December, 2002:  "Eurydice & Lover Boy" by Stuart Lishan
"Hades is beautiful. We've our flowers, too..."
from The In Posse Review

Web Monthly Feature, November, 2002:  "What You Want" by Lola Haskins
"When the rough-faced sea ignites the western clouds..."
from The Adirondack Review

Web Monthly Feature, October, 2002:  "Humble House" by David Baker
"Even the lawn is cramped with hydrangeas..."
from Valparaiso Poetry Review

Web Monthly Feature, September, 2002:  "No, Brother, I Did Not See" by Thomas Bates
"...kissing me / you said, When we are old, we will be afraid to die...."
from Pif Magazine

Web Monthly Feature, August, 2002:  "More Life" by R. G. Evans
"Whatever fire burns us first, they teach us the word No...."
from Pif Magazine

Web Monthly Feature, July, 2002:  "Deliverance" by Peggy Shumaker
"What kind of Moses / would arrive in the form / of a rooster..."
from Blackbird

Web Monthly Feature, Introduction, 2002:  "Via Negativa Meister Eckhart" by Garth Greenwell
"As what gleams in a bowl half filled..."
from In Posse Review



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