Bonus Content


Our Last Weekend in Savannah by Anna Weaver and Stephen “Doc” Hutchings [text version]

by JHow August 29, 2017

Our Last Weekend in Savannah We walked on sidewalks heaved by roots, stepping over the cracks with the quick feet of people who have forgotten they should not fall in [...]

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Our Last Weekend in Savannah by Anna Weaver and Stephen “Doc” Hutchings

by JHow August 28, 2017

PN’s Jacqueline Boucher on today’s bonus spoken-word poem: With “Our Last Weekend in Savannah,” Weaver and Hutchings have achieved a kind of symbiosis. Neither Weaver’s quiet, meditative poetry, nor Hutchings’ [...]

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In Bloom by Jen Hahn Nielsen

by JHow August 24, 2017

In Bloom 1. When asked invisibility or telekinesis?, I respond invisibility, but what I really want to say is knowing when: not knowing when I will die (this has long [...]

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Good Floats by Shane Stricker

by JHow August 21, 2017

Good Floats It was a part of the show at first. A miniature car rolled to a stop. A Shriner, not with red fez and black tassel, but painted up [...]

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Elegy with Lemon Trees and a Vision of God by Colby Cotton

by JHow August 11, 2017

Elegy with Lemon Trees and a Vision of God It was just as likely you were making love to God in a long column of shade, that He drove your [...]

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Sweat of Thy Face by Emilia Phillips

by JHow August 8, 2017

Sweat of Thy Face For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft —1 Samuel 15:23 When Mrs. Oake put her chubby sneakered feet on the desk, the grey muumuu slid [...]

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New Palmyra by Emily Jaeger

by JHow August 3, 2017

Editorial intern Brian Czyzyk on today’s bonus poem: “New Palmyra” is a poem of dichotomies. In carefully constructed couplets, Emily Jaeger combines poetry of place with portraiture. What emerges is [...]

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Slipping by Carolyn Orosz

by JHow July 27, 2017

Slipping I wheel the body through the vet-hospital. She is all limbs. Baby-thing. It’s the beginning of the poem now so something has to happen. Warm, soft enough still for [...]

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Mystery Schools by Jane-Rebecca Cannarella

by JHow July 24, 2017

Mystery Schools When gods didn’t have bodies, humans gave human emotions and human desires to the rain, and the dark, and the way that dust particles looked in the light [...]

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Still Life by Brenda Miller and Lee Gulyas

by JHow July 20, 2017

Still Life When my cat was alive, and even days before her death, she brought in dead or half-dead creatures for my perusal. She lay them at my feet—their animal [...]

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