Valery Oisteanu

Narcoleptic blues To Ruth Sleeping poems burning in my brain “Solitude” tarot card cries out love supreme Submerged ice flows turning to blood Rising and melting through twisted clouds Waves carry the tsunami tow...

Sarah Sarai

Stop In an ad agency, Traffic is like Department of the Shepherds,
 or an escort service, housemother, Charon,
 ferrying files from account exec. to writer to art director to the shop to editorial back to writer...

Jeffrey Cyphers Wright

FAKE LIES The donor class is warping the loom. Domination is damnation. Defiance is a shortcut to de-finance. We have to scrap for all that’s left. Make of your suffering, charms. The best things are free (like me...

Jenny Wade

Sensitive Skin is proud to present Mayakovsky Maximum Access, new translations of selected poems from Vladimir Mayakovsky, translated and with commentary by Jenny Wade. Futurist, revolutionary, propagandist, hooligan, l...

Thaddeus Rutkowski

Sensitive Skin is proud to present Border Crossings, acclaimed writer Thaddeus Rutkowski's first full-length collection of poetry. Border Crossings is Thaddeus Rutkowski’s first full-length collection of poetry. The ...

William Considine

Moment in flux: Tuesday, February 8, 1916. Place in passing: 55 Liberty Street, Manhattan, New York City: a new tower, the Liberty Nassau Building, Liberty Tower, first called the Bryant Building for William Cullen Bryan...

Franklin Mount

The first Bergman film I ever saw was Cries and Whispers. My father took me. At age 14. It was on a double bill with Amarcord. If that sounds like a strange juxtaposition of films for a double bill, well, it is. Cries an...

Ron Kolm

Hells Kitchen After the war in Vietnam Wound down, and my stint Doing alternative service Came to an end, I had to stop And take stock Of my situation. I could return to Pennsylvania And get a job in a factory D...

Jim Feast

Best Chinese and Korean Films of 2017 1) The Battle of Memories (Leste Chen, China) Phillip K. Dickish plot where a futuristic technology goes awry. A process of selectively erasing painful memories gets mixed-up, and th...

Larissa Shmailo

I am listening to Abraham Hicks, whom the well-loved New Age maven Louise Hay, may the Universe rest her soul, calls “one of the best teachers on the planet.” Abraham is an “ascended” energy being channeled by a woma...