Poetry

Poems alphabetized by title

’Abd al Muqeet
Geoffrey A. Landis

Abduction
Brionne Janae

Adelson’s Checker-Shadow Illusion
M. A. Istvan, Jr.

Advanced Tree-Planting
Marc Vincenz

After Bush
Alejandro Escudé

After the Revolution
Geordie de Boer

After Us
Peter Schneider

Al-Qaria
Brock Michael Jones

albert ayler
sean burn

Aliens vs. Predators
Jonel Abellanosa

All Right
Ralph Murre

America is 15 times the size of Afghanistan
LaToya Jordan

American Dream
Pedro Poitevin

American Odyssey
Lawrence Buentello

“among the homeless”
ayaz daryl nielsen

the anarchist’s guide to relative enlightenment
(skipping-rope song)

Jane Røken

Animatronic Song
Jason Braun

An Apology
Emily Zhang

Arbitrary Lines
Mark Danowsky

As Real
Vani Kannan

At the Border
John N. Miller

Attention Is Infinitesimal
Michael Jones

Back Page of the Free Weekly Newspaper, Englewood, Colorado, May 8, 2005
J. Diego Frey

Backhanded Apology
Megan Falley

Bailout
Boyd Bauman

because i’ve been listening all along
Stephanie Guo

Bedtime on Independence Day
Kimberly G. Jackson

Believe Me
Bruce Robinson

Birds and Beasts
Norman Minnick

Birds on the Beach
Loretta Marie Long

Bitch
Chelsea Coreen

Blind the Windows
Marybeth Rua-Larsen

The Blood
Ron Riekki

Blue Fairy
Sarah Terry

BMW
Ed Meek

Breaking In
Robert Lietz

Brief Letter in Red Lipstick Found on Windshield
zakia henderson-brown

Bright Spots
Crystal Simone Smith

Bring Me the Head of Yukio Mishima
Wade German

Bringing Darkness Inside
Susan Rooke

Builder
Mary Soon Lee

By We I Mean America
Jim Davis

Camera Obscura
Sean Lause

Camping Poem
Frank Fucile

Case 3031
Kimberly Poitevin

CEO
Michael L. Newell

Cinderella Story
Sandra Lindow

Claims
Joan Mazza

Clinical Specialist
Kael Moffat

clusters of titanium dioxide
Mark Young

Coated
George Such

Collateral Damage
Chuck Rybak

Comes a time
Steven Bernal

Communiqué #5
Sandra Kolankiewicz

Compilation
Jane Røken

Convention. Hurricane.
L.M. Alder

Control Issues
Herb Kauderer

Corporate
Richard Swanson

County Lines
J. Scott Brownlee

The Couple Who Walk Fast
Don Helley

Crater
D.R. James

Credo
Samantha Berstler

Dawn Loaded
Perry L. Powell

A Day in the Modern Age
André Braga Cabral

Dear Tom Paine
Ryan Eckes

Decency
Ken Poyner

Deployment
Jeffrey Park

Desertion
Ian Sanquist

Desiderata
Jeanie Tomasko

Directions for Reading the National Enquirer
James P. Roberts

Disappearance of the Bees
Laura Hanna

Door County
Jim Schneider

Double Fuck the Party Central Committee
Caleb Powell

Drive-Through Absolution
Devon Balwit

Effect
Jared Pearce

from Elegy for the Scholar of Palmyra
James McKee

Embedded, Engulfed 1992
Karen Greenbaum-Maya

The English Teacher Gets a Lesson in Inference
Lauren Schmidt

Escape Artist
Howie Good

Executive Profile
R.L. Sanford

Exile
Quinn White

Explaining the Unexplainable
Brock Michael Jones

Failed States
Thomas R. Smith

Falling Apart
Geoff Collins

Family Portrait
Warren Meredith Harris

Final Review Before Termination
J.A. Field

The Flight
Neil Weston

Foreclosure
Carol Alexander

Forgotten and Forbidden
Emily Zhang

From the Hand
Ujjvala Bagal-Rahn

A Frontier of Ethiopian Futurism
Dale Wisely

Full Service
Marjorie Thomsen

gambit
Keith S. Wilson

Garbage
Erik Tate

A Garbologist Shares His Thoughts
Robert Laughlin

Geeky Perspective: A Unique Pairing
Sean Brower

Gentrification
Deonte Osayande

Glendora Group Home Takes an Outing
Karen Greenbaum-Maya

Going All-In
Rob Carney

Golden Hind
Karen Greenbaum-Maya

Golden Jubilee
Wendy Vardaman

Good News Sestina
Judith Terzi

The Great Depression
Kate Hammerich

The Gunman and the Ape
Sally Houtman

Hafiz Reflects on Abundance
Tom Neale

Haibun on Hot Water
Chad Frame

Half a Couple
Ken Poyner

Halloween
Chen Chen

Hands
James Wilk

Heimat
SJ Fowler

Heirloom
Stephen Galiani

Henry Ford Hospital, 2007
Deonte Osayande

Here in what Used to Be Mexico
Rob Carney

Homage to Antonio Machado
John Jansen

Hopeless Romantic
Bethany L. Young

How to Get Ahead
Robert John Miller

How to Pass for Human, Without Passing for Normal
Aleph Altman-Mills

I just did what I always do: eat
Jennifer Jackson Berry

I Really Need to Stop Whining
Scott Hartwich

If VAs Were Magical Places
Kateema Lee

If you’re watching Face the Nation
Marilyn L. Taylor

IKEA No-nonsense Return Policy
Daniel Romo

Imbalance
Ken Poyner

Incoming Nukes
Isaac Black

Inconvenience
Sasha Ettinger

In Country
Jeffrey Park

Independence Day Was a Documentary
C.J. Miles

Initiation Poem
Scott T. Starbuck

In Line
Sergio Ortiz

In My Hand
Willie James King

In Serbia
Aileen Bassis

In Taos
Laura LeHew

Integration
John C. Mannone

The Interview
Holly Day

It’s Not Just Elsewhere
Mark Danowsky

It’s not your usual watering can
Simon Perchik

Just off the ground …
Simon Perchik

Keeping Clothes White
Naomi Beth Wakan

Kids These Days
Cortney Lamar Charleston

KFC
Greg Farnum

Knife Party
Sam Herschel Wein

Kropotkin’s Universal Bread Distribution Apparatus
Wade German

Lamentations of a Conspiracy Geek
Wade German

The Late Watch at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Andrés Castro

Lazy Jazz
Victorio Reyes

Leaf
Ed Taylor

Learning to Play Basketball in Indiana
Benjamin DeVos

leaving Hugo
Terry Spohn

Legacy of My Kicks
Justin Rogers

Letting the Monster Live
Deonte Osayande

Liberation
Robin Wyatt Dunn

Light
Amanda Leigh Rogers

Light Gets Dressed in Dirt
Michael Kriesel

Like a Glowing Fire, after War
Laura Madeline Wiseman

Like a Maelstrom with a Notch
Lois Marie Harrod

Locomotive
James Grabill

London, May 2016
Deonte Osayande

Lost in America
Dane Cervine

Love Flowers amidst the Blight
Lela E. Buis

The Making of a Soldier
John C. Mannone

Married to the Job
Kristina Byrne

Masala
Simon Mermelstein

A Merciful God
Chris Fradkin

Migratory Patterns
Carol Alexander

A Million-and-One Things Missing
Rob Carney

Mississippi Halloween
Matt Dennison

Money
Ed Werstein

Moon Angels in the Trailer Park
Peter Magliocco

Mrs. Whiteside
Tamer Mostafa

Much Improved
Gary Lark

My Friend, the Prophet
Nadia Ibrashi

My Mother’s Names for Me
Susanna Lang

My Son Describes the KKK Video He Saw During His Field Trip to the Museum
Bobbie Lovell

Naturalization
Elvira Basevich

Nazi Woodstock
Michael Kriesel

Necessity
Heath Brougher

Negative Space
Miles Walser

Never Too Late
Robert Hill Long

The New Farm
Holly Day

The New Navigator
Mark Danowsky

next
Sara Backer

Next Door
Richard Swanson

Nobody Dies
Kathleen Hellen

No Cell Mine Long
Jennifer Sperry Steinorth

No hablo la lengua
Dylan Bargteil

Occupy Philadelphia
← Kitchen

Declan Gould

Office Etiquette
Elizabeth J. Mitchell

Okay
Lowell Jaeger

On a Neighbor’s Foreclosure
Sara Biggs Chaney

On Mourning
Summer Qabazard

The Origin of Fear
Tamer Mostafa

Original Sin
Michael Kriesel

Overthrow
Isaac Black

Paraphernalia
Asnia Asim

Passing Through
Karen Greenbaum-Maya

Passive Voice
Kathleen M. Kelley

A patriot’s tale
Mark Young

from Peacenik
Michael Collins

A Personal History, by the Numbers: Peter Ota
May Kuroiwa

phantoms and lunatics and sponges
Greg Markee

Photo: Siege, Sarajevo
Deena Linett

Please Find Us
Babo Kamel

Plutoniumclature
J. Zachary Rothstein

Poem about Race
Emily Zhang

Poem Ending with a Line by Shelley
Frederick Pollack

The Poet’s Dinner Party
Isaac Black

The Poetry of Timothy Geithner
Steven D. Stark

Posit: No Transaction Costs
Miriam Axel-Lute

P0stcard
John Perrault

Postcards to Whitman from Cuba
Emily Jo Scalzo

Postmortem
Jane Blanchard

Praise Song
Stevie Edwards

pre divorce/post divorce
Gerald A. McBreen

Pretend Play
Ann Tweedy

Public House
Michael Collins

Pushers
Mark Danowsky

Puzzle Book 27
Tom Gribble

Rai, Love
Heidi Andrea Restrepo Rhodes

Raising Them
Chris Bullard

Rat
Mary Turzillo

A Ration of America
Marcos Neroy

The Recombinant Future
James Grabill

Recommended Daily Allowance
Rob Carney

Recovery. A Nonfiction.
Dylan Weir

Remember Leon Trotsky
Jane Røken

Restart
Joseph Briggs

Reunions
Laura LeHew

right of return
Abraham Younes

Riverside Pensions
Michael Jones

The Robot Recounts Human History
Ken Poyner

The Salutatorian Goes Minimalist
Michael Jones

Saving Grace
Colin Gilbert

Saving the World?
Stacia M. Fleegal

Say something about the imposition
J.M. Hall

Saying Goodbye to the Bush Years
Thomas R. Smith

Security Guidelines
Jen Karetnick

The Sixth Pillar
Nigel Holt

Skin
Kirk Windus

Snowed In
Neal Wilgus

Somalia
Siham Karami

Something You Believe In
David Highsmith

Sorry
Beth Cato

[sort]
Mark Cunningham

Sousse
Michelle Reale

Stardust
Emily Jo Scalzo

Staying Down
Michael Jones

Stephen Has Lost Almost Everything
Carol Bell

Still Life
Rebecca Dunham

Stockholm Syndrome
Howie Good

stone ground
Herb Kauderer

Stone Soup
Lisa Dominguez Abraham

Stutter Song
Albert Thomas

The Summer Georgia Killed Troy Davis
Benjamin Walker

Technological Improvements
Maxwell Baumbach

Tectonic Drift
Mark Young

Testimony
Wayne Lee

That Man Has a Knife
Michael Denvir

That Which Was Lost Is Now Found
Russell Brickey

Theology
Jane Yolen

There’s a stampede at the exit; please keep calm
Jane Røken

They Do
Nina Bennett

They Wanted Smaller Government
Mark Danowsky

Three Days of Peace
Kate Delany

Thirteen Things My Military Students Tell Me
That They Can’t Tell Their Parents

Anthony Frame

The Thirteenth Day.
Jonathan Dubow

This Is Not a New Thing
Jim Davis

This Woman Breastfeeds in Public. You Won’t Believe What Happens Next!
Timothy Volpert

Thoughts on “The Small Clasp”
Sierra Golden

Through the Alembic of Duarte
R L Swihart

Time Is Money
Ed Werstein

Times Two
Ann K. Schwader

“To keep from being lost”
Simon Perchik

Tokenism
Tamer Mostafa

The Trees
Willie James King

Trumpet
Deonte Osayande

Two lectures on geography
Mary McLaughlin Slechta

“Toward an Animal Model of PTSD”
Mary Krane Derr

Toy Horse
Kristina Moriconi

Turkey-Shoot Tavern
Martha Kaplan

Unreasonable Times
Steve May

Vanity Plates
Todd Mercer

Viral Savior
Michael Kriesel

Virtually Deadly
Deonte Osayande

The War Room
Cathy Guo

The Way Philanthropy Works
Ed Werstein

What Are the Chances
Carol Smallwood

What Every Mother Hopes For
Linda K. Sienkiewicz

What the Cats Notice about the Couple
Chera Hammons

What Will Become of Us?
Richard Roe

What’s on Your Mind?
Kathleen Naureckas

When Calling Home to Tell Your Dad about the Good Job
Stevie Edwards

When Nothing Changed
Jennifer A. McGowan

When We Were Put in Camps
Jane Yolen

Where I’m Going
Holly Day

While riding on the rails
Chris Fradkin

White Picket Fence
Daniel Romo

Why War
D. R. James

Window Shops
M. A. Schaffner

Wonder Woman on Farwell Avenue
Phyllis Wax

The World of Poetry
Matthew Nadelson

World of Warcraft
Aaron Lee Moore

Worn Out
John Sierpinski

X-Men
Alan King

The Yellow-Striped One
Willie James King

Yeats’ rough beast is outside my window
Chad Hensley

You are weeding glass, eyes closed
Simon Perchik

You can tell by the curtain
Simon Perchik

You can’t hold back this knob
Simon Perchik

Your Shopping Cart
Stephen Galiani