Issue 34

“Let’s be hungry & not eat, / be revolutions without names.”

“Everybody in the Car We Are Leaving without You,” Erin Adair-Hodges

Let’s All Die Happy

Let’s All Die Happy

Book review Let’s All Die Happy Erin Adair-Hodges University of Pittsburgh Press 2017, 112 pp., $15.95 The poems in Let’s All Die Happy by Erin Adair-Hodges are consistently and consciously aware of breath, and their process of breathing is often labored and the poems...
Warp & Weft: Surrender Betsy, Ms. Ross

Warp & Weft: Surrender Betsy, Ms. Ross

Warp & Weft: Surrender Betsy, Ms. Ross Deep winter. Quiet at its lowest frequency. You are founding a religion with your rage. Rage threads the needle, rage snaps the thread, rage unspools your patriotic intentions. You are knitting beneath bald trees with their...
Club Southern

Club Southern

“Club Southern” (Brenham, Texas) is a still-standing relic of earlier times. The building is abandoned now, but it was no doubt one of those places that sported the frosty decal in the window tempting people with the promise of air-conditioning inside. In the South...