Nikki Allen reads two poems, “abandoning the fear of being left behind” and “in love.”
Poet Nikki Allen reads “for the get-gone.”
i met a beatific elder on the greyhound
on the way to pittsburgh he told me his six principles of love:
There’s a misty fog hanging over the hills of Turtle Creek
as I make my way home, back to Pittsburgh from Trafford,
the oldies station on the stereo—a song that I do not know
imploring some captain to ride, ride upon his mystery ship.
The second in a two-part series.
Writer Marlee Gallagher and illustrator Greg Sciulli spun the spirit of the houses in their neighborhood—some long-vacant and on the brink of demolition, others still animated—into a collection of prose poetry. Here, we share part one of a two-part series.
Joanna Lowe recites “As Best As We Can Bear,” with accordion by Matthew Siegler and flute by Jess Hohman.
Poet and actor Joanna Lowe recites her poem “Razor” along with music by accordionist Matthew Siegler and flautist Jess Hohman.
we cried at the army war college gates
as the guard asked us for i.d.
Jason Baldinger concludes his poem “Dial S for Sonny.”