Poems for My Friends

That you've found your name someplace / it doesn't belong, I regret with you. / The scope of gratitude expands so wide / to pre-empt future criticism, inclusive /… More

The Art Buyer

I used to teach but now I work “in start-up tech” / And I’m trying to turn back. / The company I work for just fired half of everyone… More

PEN Poetry Series

Once a week, the PEN Poetry Series publishes work by writers from all over the world. The series is edited by Danniel Schoonebeek. Want to submit poems? Send 3-5… More

Rita Duffy: Watchtower 2

From here it looks as if the whole country is spread under a camouflage tarp / rolled out by successive British garrisons / stationed in Crossmaglen. As teenagers we… More

Caribou

Intimator, I haven’t you, I have saved / us from Spokane and Reno, back of the bare / ocean, the wherewithal behind all the, / and the midway, which… More

Aufgabe: Salvadoran Poetry Feature

Here in this silence that gives cathedrals no solace / resplendent machetes that bore no bitterness transit still / ring. / How many of our priests warned of… More

Wide-Reading, Long-Seeing

As the war drums rumble louder, we might want to take a look, as we engage, at some Iranian poets, some of whom write about their country from within… More

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