Right Now

Sure, I want to believe a poem can block a bullet too that a poem could save me at the end of the world, my bug-out bag teeming with “Good Bones.” My friend’s husband sells guns. He’s a republican. His sales boom under a democratic president, and sometimes he feels strange-weird about making money off… More

Donald Trump’s Face

A bank’s clean limestone façade, and inside, just past the marble columns, beneath the perfect glass dome, the carnival frenzies. Everyone he’s known or lost or longed for forced to wear feathery masks. He loves excess, but only in the way a flood loves excess—the destructive miracle of it, so much of what permits a… More

Inauguration Day Poetry Contest

As we brace for an inept and obdurate authoritarian regime to assume control of our country, Fogged Clarity is holding an inauguration day poetry contest. On January 20th we will be releasing our “Inauguration issue” to feature a selection of interviews, essays, film, and visual art that stand in opposition to the socio-political forces working… More