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Telling My Father

by Matt Sutherland

Woefully unfair. Dedicated to a deceased father, this collection is so powerful and precious, it’s heartbreaking to realize how meaningful it would have been for the old man, if he had the chance to read it. Oh, James Crews, your dad... Read More

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Commodore

by Matt Sutherland

Jacqueline Waters is practiced at the velvet glove-iron fist approach to poetry, at times finessing or obscuring the poem’s impact so that when it lands, the force is staggering. Her poetry has appeared in Harper’s, Chicago Review,... Read More

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Witch Wife

by Matt Sutherland

When the poet gets personal, asking the stranger to sit through her deep feelings about her body, her lover, her dreams and fears, the stranger makes a demand in return: only if you interest me, poet. And yes, Kiki Petrosino fully... Read More

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Traveling Through

by Margaret Fedder

Straightforward, descriptive poems evocatively search for meaning. William Yager’s poetry collection "Traveling Through" combines ruminations on life in the modern age with odes to God and the natural world. Yager contextualizes the... Read More

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Sweet Butter Tea

by Matt Sutherland

Born in Tibet, loses parents, aunt ships him off to a monastery, China exiles him to India where he decides to sing, rap, act, and write in the hills of Dharamsala. Ho hum, Ten Phun, get back to us when you have something to write about.... Read More

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