'Tangelo', a new poem by Karen Rigby

Karen Rigby
23 May 2019

Who doesn’t love the portmanteau
for tangerine and pomelo, or more like angel,
tango, words for wilderness ...


'Honeywell', a new poem by Rowan McNaught

Rowan McNaught
23 May 2019

In a hallway with the door open, a Honeywell T87 will attempt to
equalise the temperature of the continuous (available) world. It sits
between More

'As Time Goes By', a new poem by Bella Li

Bella Li
23 April 2019

Tuesdays Paul comes by. He jogs up the driveway in his striped green shorts
and I’m there at the door with Ella on my hip. She’s crying, she’s teething
and drooling and crying from the pain, and some d More

'Karen Carpenter', a new poem by Charles Bernstein

Charles Bernstein
21 April 2019

Her voice

'Painting the horizon', a new poem by Kristen Lang

Kristen Lang
18 April 2019

for Graham


Even the waves of the sea, in the distance, have turned to stone.
The blue/green rising into outcrops, ridgelines, a lone bull ...


'Lost World Sonnets', a new poem by Bronwyn Lea

Bronwyn Lea
26 March 2019


In my mind he is always half the age
I am now as he stands on a green shelf
of Razorback mountain. I will wait
for him forever i More

'Flight from Manus' by Behrouz Boochani

Behrouz Boochani
25 February 2019

I am beholding clouds
beholding dreams
… beholding the hands of a woman
… she has taken a fragment of me with her< More

'Jim Carroll’s Ass', a new poem by Alice Notley

Alice Notley
20 December 2018

Nothing seems real     yet I’m willing
to play ‘the real’ game for ones I love
and when I’m sick I go get pills
but more and more hovering above it I’m


'Cyndi Lauper', a new poem by Michael Hofmann

Michael Hofmann
27 November 2018

June 22

And many happy returns of the day to Cyndi Lauper, 65,
once said to ‘dress funny’ and her voice likened to ‘rat’ (or ‘rat’s’),


'The Measurement Institute' a new poem by Anthony Lawrence

Anthony Lawrence
26 November 2018

You wouldn’t think to look twice: no high fence
crowned with broken glass, no security guard
heavy with boredom and a lanyard of keys.

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