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canes domini

July 1, 2014
canes domini

a poem

Belen

July 1, 2014
Belen

a poem

That no one should hurt ya

June 1, 2014
be

a poem

Alaska Epithalamium

June 1, 2014
AnchDown

a poem

‘A Quiet Conscience Sleeps in Thunder’

May 1, 2014
gray

a poem

pantograph

May 1, 2014
Pqr

a poem

From the Archive: Prediction

May 1, 2014
near-death

a poem

MOONS OF GRIEF

April 1, 2014
MOONS OF GRIEF

a poem

IF IT’S THE LAST THING YOU DO

April 1, 2014
IF IT’S THE LAST THING YOU DO

a poem

(redux)

March 1, 2014
(redux)

a poem

Crown

February 1, 2014
crown

a poem

exorcisms

January 1, 2014
Shadow

a poem

My Last Dutchman

December 1, 2013
My Last Dutchman

a poem

from “Dear Alain”

November 1, 2013
<em>from “Dear Alain”</em>

a poem

A Certain Profit Situation

October 1, 2013
goldleafsheet

a poem

An Excerpt from YOU.

September 1, 2013
An Excerpt from <em>YOU</em>.

a poem

Tender Reproach Aeronautics

August 1, 2013
Tender Reproach Aeronautics

a poem

Four Short Poems

July 1, 2013
Four Short Poems

a poem

wild swans

June 1, 2013
<em>wild swans</em>

a poem

from Soft Perimeter

May 1, 2013
D1

a poem

The Second Line

April 1, 2013
The Second Line

A poem

new old forest: infrastructure

March 1, 2013
DecFor

a poem

Late Night in the High Tang Dynasty

February 1, 2013
longsteps

a poem

REFRAIN

January 1, 2013
Shadowall

a poem

Annus Mirabilis of Mäda Primavesi

December 1, 2012
innocence

a poem

Before the Correction

November 1, 2012
Before the Correction

a poem

The Passage

October 1, 2012
lines

a poem

Two Poems

September 1, 2012
floe

two poems

One More Favor

August 1, 2012
fotb

a poem

LOVE SONG FOR PYROMANIACS AND LIBRARIANS

July 1, 2012
BurBs

a poem

Peruvian Pan Flutes

June 1, 2012
laac

a poem

STATE OF THE UNION

May 1, 2012
sp

a poem

from The Butterfly Nail

April 1, 2012
ClFa

a poem

Silex

March 1, 2012
pentopage

a poem

The Drifter

February 1, 2012
CrField

a poem

LOOK DOWN

January 1, 2012
ld

a poem

The Work

December 1, 2011
shipyard

A poem by Jack Hanson

Oz Discovered without Ns or Ls

November 1, 2011
YEL

a poem

Endearment

October 1, 2011
lookeast

a poem

: cleave :

September 1, 2011
androtwins

a poem

from: Environment Canada.

August 1, 2011
Hopi-Dancer-428×600

A poem.

WHEN IN JAMAICA

July 1, 2011
images

A poem by Andrea Henchey

when there is more than one there is language

June 1, 2011
featureimage

we travel too quickly through these houses and hours

we travel thickly like rich black beetles tottering on the edges of tables

fork

May 1, 2011
istockphoto_5880533-antique-lemon-fork

defense /
an ecstasy /
recovered from a body

from “8 Equations”

April 1, 2011
Pi

Pi Burned Alphabetics
Atomic Snowstorms in Left Handed Corners of the Mind
Circumference of Infinity & Where it Has Gotten Us

Back Home

March 1, 2011
Back Home

Our tragic feelings seemed opposed to reason:
the boy was taken by arthritic hands that said,
“This is me; but these will be your hands someday–”

About Poems

February 1, 2011
basement

“The family got the majority of their ideas about families from black and white films. They tried to replicate every important detail exactly”

Sequins are not stars

January 1, 2011
Robert_Wilson_Shufeldt_07

Kept between us, I enter my name /
into the raffle /
for a new one and a car to drive it around in.

Edwin S. Porter’s Execution of Czolgosz (1901)

December 1, 2010
czolgosz

prussian blue, grog-blossom /
brown, but the prison matron’s white /
picture-hat withered /
the angels to specular. Even now /

Three Fables

November 1, 2010
foxgrp1blog

Feral cats caught in traps, blood on canvas, mice in laundry baskets, passerines, tail feathers, sky without color.

from Party in My Body

October 1, 2010
bird-tattoo

“Why does the age demand nothing? Am I transcendent or drunk?” :: An excerpt from the Rose Metal Press Field Guide to the Prose Poem

EVEN AS WE SPEAK

September 1, 2010
letter

THERE IS A BEGINNING TO ALL THIS. AN OCCASION. SCOTTISH BAGPIPES ARE ITS EQUIVALENT, BUT IT BEAMS DOWN IN SPECKLED LIGHTS. SPOKEN LIGHTS.

Gourmand

August 1, 2010
StephenSturgeonAuthorPhoto4

I tasted each inch of the earth.
I did not like it but I did it.
There were extravagant flavors,
Gobi, Horse Track, Lava Field, London . . .

I Am Asking You To Look At Me, Touch Me, Talk To Me

July 1, 2010
landing_strip_2

There are options regarding /
the ice. We can lick it or cross it. Further information /
when you want it. Information always blinking. /
A chime that rang.

Out in the Open

June 1, 2010
Johns_Lightbulb_I_1958

The forest in this season is a silent palace of abandoned rooms. /
Only a few, precise sounds: as if someone were lifting twigs with tweezers; /
as if, inside each tree-trunk, a hinge was creaking quietly.

Not Blocking The Exploding

May 1, 2010
Image– Gerhard Richter

…. There’s just this one next thing /
plunked down, weighty & here, after the last //
next thing burned off in mist.

Raymond Burr Is Not in this Movie

April 1, 2010
godzilla 1964

You expected a monster movie, /
the straight line progression of vandalism and death. /
But this plot’s triangular, a love story predicated /
on deceit and betrayal /

Café Town

March 1, 2010
FLCA-Georgia-Okeefe-large

… I don’t mind the missing violin; /
I am sweetly imbibing a foreign /
fortitude: nothing terrible /
will happen this hour or the previous… /

On the Fifth of November

February 1, 2010
john-milton

“Whoever devotes himself to decency and to virtue /
he beguiles with deceptions, corrupting their temptingly innocent hearts….”

Solitude (I)

January 1, 2010
tomas

a poem by Tomas Tranströmer, translated by Robin Robertson

Guillotined

December 1, 2009
WomenGuillotined

A poem by Kristen Marie Kostick

Surely I’m Convinced

November 1, 2009
Snowy Owl

a poem by John Williams

2007

October 1, 2009
colin on the tracks

You knew you were dead in my dream. You said drive me. The doctor. I’m so late. I said no there’s no more doctor you know that. I hugged …

from LA LA LA

September 1, 2009
2004_0411NYCmarchapril0012

from LA LA LA, a poem by Sampson Starkweather

The Cast Iron of the Years

July 1, 2009
tzara

An excerpt from a poem by Tristan Tzara, translated by Heather Green

A Fiction

June 1, 2009
A Fiction

“It takes one to know one,” she said,
and I had knowingly taken several of them,
so when it came time to talk to the cops,
I took the initiative to tell them
where to find Franco (God rest …

from Moving Day

May 1, 2009
pipe

new poetry from Maureen Thorson

Liminal

April 1, 2009
Miami Vice

new poetry from Christine Herzer

The Inner Voice

March 1, 2009
innervoice2_0

A poem by Charles Jodoin

Excess

February 1, 2009
feast-full

a poem by Paul Violi

3 poems by Max Jacob

January 1, 2009
max

translations by Elisa Gabbert and Kathleen Rooney

2 poems by Gaius Valerius Catullus

January 1, 2009
Herculaneum_Fresco_001

I need, my sweet girl Ipsithilla,
your pleasures passing through my hands,
like honey dripping from the sun,
so call me to you for the long afternoon.

2 poems by Peretz Markish

January 1, 2009
krichevsky_peretz_markish

2 poems by Peretz Markish
translated by Amelia Glaser

— — —

Hey, what do you deal in – sorrow?
What are you selling there – despair?
I’m a buyer and a dealer,
and I’m dealing and I’m wheeling
days and nights, …

Determinism

December 1, 2008
Simon and Anh, 2003 eric fischl

new poetry from Michael Trocchia

The two airheads you meet in heaven

November 1, 2008
lotus-tattoo-l

a poem by Kate Schapira

Epilogue, Notes for an Eclogue

October 1, 2008
andrea_zanzotto

A poem by Andrea Zanzotto, translated by Wayne Chambliss

Surgeries

September 1, 2008
Candy Darling in her Hospital Bed-1974_peter-hujar

Will you switch coronaries with me?

Green 1.5

September 1, 2008
lights 1

Contributing Editor Adam Golaski gives us his most recent installment of his gorgeous and heart-racing translation of one of English’s oldest poems Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.

Being Che

August 1, 2008
cheguevara

A poem by Matthew Klane

The Goldfish Variations

July 1, 2008
fish

a poem by Peter Jay Shippy

East Riding

June 1, 2008
forestcanopy

A poem by Jesse Ball

Lunch with Herbert

May 1, 2008
delightd

A poem by Clayton Eshleman.

Green

May 1, 2008
northern-lights-above-the-manicouagan-impact-crater-reservoir-in-quebec-center1

Open Letters continues its serialization of Adam Golaski’s innovative translation of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight with this, the fourth installment.

Parable

April 1, 2008
flounder

A poem by Kaethe Schwehn

Green

March 1, 2008
green

Open Letters continues its serialization of Adam Golaski’s innovative translation of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight with this, the third installment.

where sky meets earth

March 1, 2008
baptista

A poem by Josely Vianna Baptista, translated by Chris Daniels, and featuring a drawing by Francisco Faria

Flat________

February 1, 2008
Vertflatline-main_Full

A poem by Chad Reynolds

Green

January 1, 2008
Nordlys over gårdsbruk Evenes Kommune

Open Letters continues its serialization of Adam Golaski’s innovative translation of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight with this, the second installment.

I Hope This Hasn’t Hurt You

January 1, 2008
Frank-Sveid’s-designs–Most-Expensive–Corkscrew-712508

A poem by Samuel Wharton

Green

December 1, 2007
norther

Open Letters presents the first of many installments of Adam Golaski’s innovative new translation of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, a serialization.

Descent

December 1, 2007
lascauxbulls

A poem by Clayton Eshleman

Pawtucket

November 1, 2007
McCoy_Stadium_Pan

A poem by Daniel Bouchard

The ‘ol Battle Ax

October 1, 2007
Battle-axe_blade

A poem by Josh Lefkowitz

Vermont Casting

September 1, 2007
casting

A poem by Ravi Shankar

Doppelganger

August 1, 2007
nottobereproduced

A poem by Maggie Smith

Heat

July 1, 2007
warhall

A poem by Sommer Browning

IX from Trilce

June 1, 2007
harry-videodrome-1-300×231

A transcontemporization of César Vallejo by Sampson Starkweather

Cabin

May 1, 2007
dbn2

A poem by Jennifer L. Knox

Either Way, I’m Celebrating

April 1, 2007
donatcounter-259×300

A poem by Sommer Browning

The Institute of Nautical Archaeology

March 1, 2007
octo_ink

A poem by Shafer Hall