Clancy

  Our Rustbelt Hometown Has Been Shrinky-Dinked  by Clancy Tripp OUR RUSTBELT HOMETOWN HAS BEEN SHRINKY-DINKED into talking points again & my heartland pride is acid-washed and cuffed and worth more worn ironically & I’ve reverse yellow-brick-roaded from...

Pinkney

  Best Believe This is Free by London Pinkney Best believe I’m only alive in placeswhere women-and-the-gurls laugh freely.Their joy in the Key of Safetysignals that thisis one of the few places we are free. I’m talkin’ free-free.            talkin’...

Lisowski

  Two Poems  by Zefyr Lisowski         Poem Only About Beauty                                   It collapsesthe boundarybetween thinkingand feeling, Kattells me over too-sweet piñacoladas. I’m hungryas usual, lonely, threadedwith want. It’s snowing.My body. It’s...

He

  Ode to the Cupboard Filled with Plastic Bags  by Huan He     The strange thing about apartments is that their kitchens look the same: elementary school wood a jury of cabinets, the same years of plastic bags my mother keeps tightly wound as her hair bun. ...

Morse

  Two Poems  by Oak Morse     Sliced ChapterShe said my books take up too much space, like I’m cramming the universe in this apartment. She found one behind the toilet, two crushing her tampons, and one with the lost car registration. I told her books are like...

Martinez

  Webcam: A Manual  by Chloe Martinez   Page 1: Know your product   1. The eye of god. 2. Insert message to the beyond here. 3. A shape contains us / we are shape containers. 4. Monolith: on certain days at the moment the sun hits it at a precise angle,...