Poetry

3329228365_ce90a2e1c0_z

Poem in which my brother doesn’t come out to me, his gay sister by Kaitlyn Duling

by JHow May 2, 2017

Associate poetry editor Sara Ryan on today’s bonus poem: This poem by Kaitlyn Duling is intimate and moving. It questions. It quietly hints at something more. The relationship between the [...]

Announcements Read more →
3101346106_f74638993c_z

Arabesque No. 1 by Lillian Kwok

by JHow April 25, 2017

Editorial intern Brian Czyzyk on today’s bonus poem: Delicate and magical, Lillian Kwok’s poem “Arabesque” begins with birds, and dances through fantastic images of the natural world. Here unfolds a [...]

Announcements Read more →
14003296721_4e58462c59_z

Teachers Tell Me that from Far by Jessica Morey-Collins

by JHow April 18, 2017

Assistant poetry editor Stephen Wardell on today’s bonus poem: This poem by Jessica Morey-Collins flies in a circular motion, uniting families in the suburb with ghosts in the desert. In [...]

Announcements Read more →
2231021824_6ce69c077d_z

Bibliophobia: Fear of Books by Cortney Lamar Charleston

by JHow March 16, 2017

Co-managing editor Jacqueline Boucher on today’s bonus poem: “Bibliophobia: A Fear of Books,” like the rest of Cortney L. Charleston’s debut collection Telepathologies, is a haunting examination of generational racial [...]

Announcements Read more →
Photo Credit: Michael Comeau, Flickr

The Emperor Has No Balls, by Lindsey Thäden

by Jacqueline August 29, 2016

Urgent and Timely Responses urges writers to engage with the news that directly affects their lives as artists and as human beings. If you would like to submit a response, [...]

Blog Read more →

Pokedex Entry #131: Lapras by Marlin M. Jenkins

by Jacqueline August 18, 2016

Urgent and Timely Responses urges writers to engage with the news that directly affects their lives as artists and as human beings. If you would like to submit a response, [...]

Bonus Content Read more →

No Justice, No Peace by Alexis Sears

by Jacqueline July 30, 2016

Urgent and Timely Responses urges writers to engage with the news that directly affects their lives as artists and as human beings. If you would like to submit a response, [...]

Announcements Read more →

how to be black in amerikkka by Ashley Elizabeth

by JHow July 25, 2016

Urgent and Timely Responses urges writers to engage with the news that directly affects their lives as artists and as human beings. If you would like to submit a response, [...]

Announcements Read more →

21st Century Soundscape by James A.H. White

by Jacqueline July 19, 2016

Urgent and Timely Responses urges artists to engage with the news that directly affects their lives as artists and as human beings. If you would like to submit a response, [...]

Announcements Read more →

Self-Portrait as Collected Bones [Rejoice, Rejoice] by Michael Wasson

by JHow July 16, 2016

Urgent and Timely Responses urges writers to engage with the news that directly affects their lives as artists and as human beings. If you would like to submit a response, [...]

Announcements Read more →