Carl Phillips

One of our finest poets discusses punishment, guilt, and the daring it takes to transcend both. More

Mixtape Poems

While sitting down at the computer for a few hours two nights ago to compile that list of June writing contest deadlines and calls for submissions, I came across an awesome new independent literary press based out of St. Louis. Architrave Press, founded this year, selects poems for publication and then offers them for sale… More


Sally Van Doren It being December I stopped by Stella’s to bring her An amaryllis, One dozen free-range chicken eggs And a jar of my raspberry jam. She had just lit up. “I’m so dizzy today.” I breathed in that grassy air And we became cozy Together in her bedroom; she Nestled like Marilyn Monroe… More