Genre Archive

Poetry

Issue 15: Summer/Fall 2019

Rets

A Definition

Na

Triptych of the Adobe-Cotta Army, los frijoles ya se quemaron, & Apology to Her Majesty, Queen Cardi B

Not Your Color

Mordekhai

Issue 14: Winter/Spring 2019

Q & A

Portrait of a Slave-Owner’s Wife

Mayhem—Arrival and Departure

In Champaign, Illinois

Elegy, yet again

Poem in Which You Are the Church

Plaza Hospicio Cabañas (Guadalajara)

Issue 13: Summer/Fall 2018

black boy calls shotgun

Elementary

Do Architects Name Their Buildings

Amy,

Learning to Leave Home

LUST-LETTER TO ONE OF THE REGULARS

Issue 12: Winter/Spring 2018

Latex Ball, 2001

Mother Tongue

this is an offering

Elegy for Don Lalo’s Gold Tooth

Selecting

Reiteration

I Wasn’t One & Pressing Comb

Pacific hypergirls go strut

You Steal the Butcher Knife

Notes on an Empty Sky

Orchard Burning

Issue 11: Summer/Fall 2017

The First Checkup After My Mother Died

Out Along Rt. 154

The Hunted & The Haunted

Kibitzing

Inner City with Father

Venezuela

Ripen

Issue 10: Winter/Spring 2017

Porches

Aubade in Los Angeles

Durling Avenue

Alternate Ending with Beach House

The Only Star

Elegy for Sylvia

Black Sun, 1935

Glassfoot

Instructions for Daughters

The Chicken with a Broken Beak

Fat Tuesday in Samsara

Logic

Issue 9: Summer/Fall 2016

Dearth

Matriarchal

To Hildegard

Aturdido

My Mother’s Mouth, A Gift Horse

Archaeology of Silence

Content is a glimpse

Mercury Diner

Cassandra

The Sound

Selenographer

Listen:

Where the Heart Is

Daughter I Bleed

Karma*

On Missing

A Stop Sign Worn as a Helmet

Issue 8: Winter/Spring 2016

Driving, Not Speaking

I’ll Write You Letters

Gutter Maps

Miasma

Picking Up Dad from Work

The Caregiver

Thrash in Eighths

Quantum

Pathology

Violet Rain

Beyond This Place

in the middling alabama

Ruin

What Happened to Nan?

Issue 7: Summer/Fall 2015

On D-Block & Sea and Salt

What Belongs

Ode on Datura

The House on Tator Hill

What can I tell you (an Ars Poetica)

The Egypt of Mary’s Womb

Centerpiece

When You Ask Me to Describe the Grief

Post-Reunion

Baltimore is Burning

Noctiputations

Tracing Wrist Scars

Denouement

Issue 6: Winter/Spring 2015

I call the suicide hotline

Dysthymia

Anatomy Lab

Heart-Shaped Box

Speak-Easy

What It’s Like When You Escape

Suburbia

L’Heure Bleue

At the Museum of Modern Art

Issue 5: Summer/Fall 2014

My grandfather dies at CJ’s Motel

White-Washed

Helen of Troy in Hiroshima

Our Lady of the Highways

Cyclopsed

Self-Portrait as a Chicken Dinner

Alarums and Excursions

cheviot hills

You Left,

Somewhere in Afghanistan

CHRONOSCOPE 40: Night Walking

Noir, or Imitating Tom Waits

To My Husband As Velveteen Rabbit

Afterlife

The Grammar of Parenting

Birthday Song with Piano

Issue 4: Winter/Spring 2014

There’s a Winehouse In Your Soul

The Road to Avery

Doll

Unemployment Diary, Day 16

Tongues, speaking in

Nix

Renaming the Roads

Up Ahead

Halve This

birdie fly, birdie stay

Dear Melody

Translate Me to Another World

On the Road

Quiet

Issue 3: Summer/Fall 2013

A Murmuring

Yard Sale

Pockets, Long Enough

What the Atheists Speak Of

Grapefruit

Dover, Delaware

No One Ever Told Me

Silk Road Passages

Contact

Wrong Number

Love Won’t Protect Us

Memoir

The Rocks in Jane’s Purse

The Distance, Hailstorm

Issue 2: Winter/Spring 2013

Living under Wraps

I-5 N

Dialogue with the Body

Dream

Metatron

Jabreya’s Words

Dream Hotel

Mother

Marzipan

1988: Suicide

Thirteen Ways of Looking at Love

The End Times Café

Issue 1: Spring 2012

Everything’s Fine

Spoke

No Hidden Portals

The B-Team

My Secret

Child Reaching For Maps On a Bus

Leaves Fall, Then New Ones

The Blindfolded Man III

Un Instant Inévitable

Grandma and the Football Team

Breadcrumbs

Folklore     pg. 2650     Folklore

Actor on a Bicycle in the Sun

The Geometry of Us

Black Coffee and Skinned Pigs