Poetry


Poetry

The Promise of Threat

Jonah Mixon-Webster

Poetry

To the Reader

James Merrill
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Maps of States

Terrance Hayes
Courtesy Terrance Hayes
Poetry

Patronage

Solmaz Sharif
Shadowy white figure on a black ground. Detail from Jose Chavvary / Creative Commons.

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Pink building against a blue sky
Poem of the Week

PLAYA VISTA

Ari Banias
June 16, 2021
Blue and white abstract shapes. Anna Atkins, Ulva latissima, ca. 1843–53. Courtesy Rijskmuseum.
Poem of the Week

All Politics Is Local

Dujie Tahat
June 9, 2021
Black, white, blue abstract shapes. Detail from Watanabe Seitei, Illustration from Bijutsu Sekai, 1893–96. Courtesy rawpixel.
Poem of the Week

There is An Intimacy

Melissa Lozada-Oliva
May 26, 2021
Adapted from Mónica Leitão Mota / Creative Commons
Poetry

"Mulatto" :: "Quadroon"

Charif Shanahan
May 19, 2021
assillo / Creative Commons: https://www.flickr.com/photos/92624645@N07/12550412775
Poem of the Week

(W)HOLE

Chet’la Sebree
May 19, 2021
Populox / Creative Commons
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Desire

Elizabeth Metzger
May 19, 2021
Detail from Leo Gestel, Sketch with hand and flowers, 1891–1941, Rijksmuseum
Poetry

Everyone's Poem

Sara Nicholson
May 19, 2021
Adapted from Mónica Leitão Mota / Creative Commons
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Failed Essay on Loving a Man Who Loves Money

Elisa Gonzalez
May 19, 2021
Detail from Furuya Korin, Seika, 1905, Rijksmuseum
Poetry

Hinge

Jessica Fisher
May 19, 2021