Robert Pinsky at Writers Resist in NYC

Poet, essayist, translator, and teacher Robert Pinsky reads "Exile and Lightning," a poem written for Writers Resist, the January 15th literary protest hosted by PEN America on the steps… More

from Good Stock

Wolves howl. Soot falls from sky. // The rescuers are never prepared. / And we, here, amid a failure of images. // Scrub a spot whiter than before. /… More

from Word Problems

X’s body is covered with 8% psoriasis, 11% tattoos, 23% fat, and 62% hair. If X is a man, how much of his body is livable? If X is… More

Buzkashi

She who is not consoled / lasts longer than the fever of a horse / whose teeth flare out in prayer, Khyber blade / in the crosshatch hands… More

Pledge of Allegiance

To Wall / Street, which saw / across the continent plot / by plot & which brought / west ledgers. // The discovery / of writing, Lévi-Strauss says, begets… More

The Era

dressed white on white in the crisis of surveillance, / who can stop this, / the whole white colony is moulting shares, / drones cloud the sky overhead /… More

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