a work in progress
a work in progress Mahogany L. Browne The name of this poem is: How to write a poem about ferguson Or The name of this poem is: How a... Read More
The Gun Joke
It’s funny, she says, how many people are shocked by this shooting and the next and next and the next.
Survival Guide For Animals Born In Captivity
by Camille Rankine The trick is to get on the ground and fold yourself into a small, soft shape.
How to Not Get Killed by the NYPD
How to Not Get Killed by the NYPD Metta Sáma When you see the pitch-perfect black 4-door shaded windows roll up on you, don’t grip your wheel. Casually look... Read More
Two Poems to #StandWithFerguson
CONVERGENCE Nancy Bevilaqua For Gaza, for Ferguson Back behind the barricades they’re saying what the looting means. Call it full-stop mercenary. Manholes steam. Fortune for the one... Read More
I Feel Most Colored When I Am Thrown Against A Sharp White Background: An Elegy
I Feel Most Colored When I Am Thrown Against A Sharp White Background: An Elegy Morgan Parker After Glenn Ligon after Zora Neale Hurston Or, I feel sharp White.... Read More