Issue 10 Summer 2016 TERRY ADAMS has poems in Poetry, Ironwood, The Sun, Witness, College English, The Painted Bride Quarterly,and elsewhere. He MCs poetry events at the Beat Museum in San Francisco and in La Honda, California. His first collection, Adam’s Ribs, is available from Off The Grid Press. He rescued from oblivion and lives in Ken Kesey’s infamous 1960s cabin in La Honda, California. ALICIA […]
ALLISON BLEVINS received her MFA at Queens University of Charlotte and is a Lecturer for the Women’s Studies Program at Pittsburg State University and the Department of English and Philosophy at Missouri Southern State University. Her poetry has appeared in such journals as the minnesota review, Sinister Wisdom, Pilgrimage, and Josephine Quarterly. She lives in Joplin, Missouri, with her wife and two children.
I’m going to stop coming out in the usual I don’t want to offend you way. I’ll tell the next children’s librarian who asks me my husband’s name about the time a cop held my wife against our car, ran his hands slowly up her legs, pushed his dry thumb inside her, then walked away. […]
Keep watch over your children. Forget about linger and loaf. Think of all the yeses you’ve spoken. Aim to be small. Remember loving the sound of some place: a hum or a whoosh. When the men come, when they swell, chests puffed full of gospeled breath, let them come. Be broken like kindling. Remember your mother’s perfume. Think of the hills, […]
EDITORS’ INTRODUCTION Chase Dimock & Amy King LGBT Writing and the 21st Century FEATURED ARTIST Kelli Connell Double Life NONFICTION Alicia Anderson Nichts passiert in München (Nothing Happens in Munich) Consuelo Arias From New York City to Mar Chiquita: Evocations of a Singular Friendship Merrill Cole The Blond Sheep David Eye Messages from Howard Tyler […]