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January/February 2024

Cover Artist: Carlo Cadenas

Each of us comes from somewhere with blossoms.

Victoria Chang
  • Tian-Ai
  • Edwina Attlee
  • Humberto Ak’abal
  • Ahmad Almallah
  • Eileen G’Sell
From this Issue
    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine My Hair Burned Like Berenice

      By Ruth Awad
      Days of rain. The drey outside my window would keel
      and the wind would plunder. My heart was valent
      with possibility: I could be anyone now, half woman,
      half asterism. Fragmental as a new year. Patron saint
      of the rutilant and cindering. I could...

    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine Toast

      By D. A. Powell
      Said my illness
      I’m tired of being
      serious all the
      time I don’t
      like how you
      treat me like
      we haven’t shared
      the same apartments
      for eighteen years
      long enough to be…

    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine Anti-Pastoral for Twenty-Faced Pathogen

      By Pamilerin Jacob
      Neither milkweed
      nor rose-apple
      in Schenck’s Anguish,

                only a murder
                of crows sprouting
                at the perimeter

      of a mother’s
      suffering. Nature is…

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