Douglas Nordfors

  A WALK THROUGH CENTRAL PARK   The breeze gently lowers you, lowers me to the ground, lifts us up, grass stains on our knees and...
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Silent The Bird In The Wood: A Goethe Translation-Erasure By Joshua Weiner

Silent the bird in the wood

Bradley Paul

My son speaks more every day / but I get deafer. / 
We will align for just one day / where I hear all of what he says // but not more.

Radka Thea Otipkova

In the end his body puked him out / as if it were only a stomach / and a mouth. It didn’t let him / just slip away.

Danny Earl Simmons

Let’s say I pretend // I hear every word you say / and am not distracted by the tears / you don’t let fall.

Susan Browne

I didn’t have time to masturbate this morning. It’s right there at the top of my To-Do List, but I have way too many things to do. I’m retired and busier than ever.

Francisco Layna Ranz

I liked smoking best when walking alone, or in company / but in silence.

Vitezslav Nezval’s Bizarre Town, Animated by Ken Nash

Animated excerpt from Czech surrealist poet Vítězslav Nezval's poem cycle "Bizarre Town." Translated by Stephan Delbos and Tereza Novická. Published in The Absolute Gravedigger by Twisted Spoon Press, 2016.

Roy Mash

Every time someone dies / it feels like / another victory for me.

Claudia F. Savage

Somehow we knew your granddaughter / would need calm. We named her for what carries on.

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