Carl Watson

The dirt floor had to be leveled And all the stones raked out, Carried out in buckets and piled In the yard as ballast against The bowed foundation of the south wall. There were boulders and bluestone Slabs, some big ...

Bonny Finberg

We can rewrite the narrative. Eve eats the apple and leaves the Garden fortified by knowledge and multiplied by wisdom, leaves the comfort of the first mirage,. to find the greater world where good and evil make thin...

Jose Padua

One day I will have my own end-of-the-world cult. We will believe that the end of the world is coming tomorrow, and that we had better be prepared. If the end doesn’t come tomorrow, we will admit our mistake, and post...

Patricia Carragon

In her dream, her parents’ wedding photo burned slowly. Their ashen marriage vaporized in life and death. A grayish puddle formed a stain on the chest of drawers. She woke up and went about her day, listened to ...

Bernard Meisler

In conversation with steve dalachinsky. steve dalachinsky is a downtown New York poet who's also very active in the jazz scene - he's worked with Matt Shipp, William Parker, and wrote one of his many books of poetry w...

Michael Lindgren

God hurt her in a place that doesn’t show so she drank until there was no more God and they told her but you will die and she sd of course I will die. every body dies and she didn’t believe it until the sky cracke...

Amy Barone

Cahows re-emerged on Bermuda’s Nonsuch Island after a three-hundred-year absence. They thrive amid native flora, wildlife, and limited access to man. Tangier Island in the middle of Chesapeake Bay supplies the world...

Thaddeus Rutkowski

I come to where I usually take a detour— a stretch where the pavement has been roughed up in preparation for new pavement. Now, I see machines laying new blacktop, so I ride on the new surface. The material is sticky,...

John J. Trause

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Jennifer Juneau

A red-bellied bird said, as it flew up on a windowsill in this big red city, red as a red room or read as a postcard on a rainy day Something good is going to happen today and this symbolized hope Something good is g...

Bernard Meisler

Poet, writer and performer Max Blagg in conversation with Bernard Meisler. Max Blagg is an English poet, writer and performer, who has lived in the United States since 1971. We start out talking about the retail apoca...

Franklin Mount

The indigenous people of the Guajira Peninsula of Colombia, the Wayuu, are the stars of Birds of Passage. Their resilience and pride (they were never conquered by the Spanish) is evident in everything they do. The Wayuu hold...

Bernard Meisler

Tony DuShane in conversation with Bernard Meisler. Tony DuShane is the godfather of the indie lit podcast. His show was on terrestrial radio for many years, and featured guests from Wim Wenders to Irvine Welsh to Nick...