poetry

Magma | Poetry

Magma | Poetry

We kiss until my lips are swollen, vascular and pink in the rearview mirror, the Twenty Mile Bend a dark, open palm outside my windshield. We hunker inside my Camry like Eskimoes huddled in an igloo, encapsulated in our own ecosystem – humidity at our hairlines,...
The Watchtower | Poetry

The Watchtower | Poetry

The Watchtower Psalm 91 Dressed nice, they’ll clarify the things that come their way. In the name of the father or the mother they embody and become every lamppost, bus stop, mini-mall, stoplight, park bench, bodega, Burger King or light rail schedule edifice. All...
Finding Lost Things | Book Review

Finding Lost Things | Book Review

Lost Girls: short stories by Ellen Birkett Morris ISBN: 978-1952816017 TouchPoint Press, June 24, 2020 140 Pages, $13.99   Lost Girls is the debut story collection from Louisville, Kentucky-based, award-winning author, Ellen Birkett Morris. She is the winner of...
Visiting Hours | Book Review

Visiting Hours | Book Review

Visiting Hours by Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum ISBN: 978-1622883127 Stephen F Austin University Press, March 12, 2020 96 pages, paperback, $20.00   Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum’s second collection of poetry, Visiting Hours, is a testament to the struggles of grief and a plea to...
Chorus for the Kill | Poetry

Chorus for the Kill | Poetry

My head bristles with the ache of moonlight, the names of vanished trees we never learned, flies that bejewel some children’s eyes. This place wants to kill us. This place wants to kill honeybees, staghorn coral, alligators, marsh rabbits, swallowtails. When I say The...