“American Sycamore”

“American Sycamore” by Lisbeth White did they forgetthe vibrationof our throatshummingin the shade? did they not delightin my sister’sclimbing habits,nor stretch their limbsto lift her? didn’t theyhear uswhispering secretinto peeling trunk,breath passedinto the whitebark beneath? didn’t we liveas a forest& didn’twe diealso the same,our livesmere materialfor an otherliving? we ran Read more…

“True Story”

“True Story” by Anthony Warnke “My ego keeps banging the angry gong” – Arthur Rimbaud The #MeToo movement sweeps through the academy, then through American Buddhism, and back. Chairmen of the Reason Industry wear the same leather jackets as chairmen of the New Age. Is there a store called Middle-Aged Read more…

Review: Weary Kingdom by DéLana R.A. Dameron

Weary Kingdom Poetry By DéLana R.A. Dameron University of South Carolina Press (April 2017) 91 pages, paperback $15.99 ISBN 978-1-61117-810-4 Palmetto Poetry Series ——- Reviewed by Jennifer Bartell DéLana R.A. Dameron’s Weary Kingdom challenges the boundaries of home. The poet is mapmaker and cartographer in Dameron’s full-length follow up to her Read more…

Feature: Elly Bookman

  Elly Bookman’s poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in The New Yorker, American Poetry Review, The Georgia Review, The Florida Review, and elsewhere. She was the recipient of the first annual Stanley Kunitz Memorial Prize from APR and of the 2017 Loraine Williams Poetry Prize from The Georgia Review. Read more…