amidst my deadlines death circles closer / shifting from internet strangers to friends of friends / everyone is angry this week / the novelty of it all gone completely a thin impenetrable film of tension left behind / little things piss me off like why can’t I open a goddamn piece of […]
NICOLE STEINBERG is the author of Glass Actress (Furniture Press Books, 2017), Getting Lucky (Spooky Girlfriend Press, 2013), and several chapbooks, including Fat Dreams (Barrelhouse, 2018). Her work has been featured or reviewed in the New York Times, Newsweek, Flavorwire, Bitch, and Hyperallergic, and her poetry was selected by Penn State's Pennsylvania Center for the Book for the 2016 Public Poetry Project poster series. She's the founder of New York's EARSHOT reading series and she lives in Philadelphia. She can be found at nicolesteinberg.net.
years of immersion have taught me: there is nothing more jewish than to commemorate great suffering in a new era of great suffering / eating globs of horseradish as ritual so there’s a new and exciting reason / to break down in tears why is this night different from all other […]