Fall 2023



Fall 2023

Table of Contents

To Our Readers

To Our Readers


from Traces, translated from the French by Nancy Naomi Carlson

Blankie & Preparations, translated from the Polish by Karen Kovacik


Buick Skylark with Alcoholic; The enthusiasms of innocence; Vigil; & How was I supposed to grow up straight

Butterflies Remember a Mountain that No Longer Exists & Americans Add Jell-O

Call Me Your Dirty Little Tomorrow & Berries

Duplex (Pain’s a Language); Root; I’m No Mary Oliver; & A Dead Shark Isn’t Art

Experimental Method: Verb(al) Metamorphosis [Rigor (n.) → to Rigor (v.)] & Experimental Method: Root Graft [Trans(loc)ation]

Falconess; from I Hear You Guarded Two-Sex Say My Name; & Two Sillies Crying Because the Moon Fell In (with an introduction by Julie R. Enszer)

Grownfolk Blues; Grownfolk Business; & I was told

Maplewood, NJ & Easy Men

My Generation & Leaving Las Vegas

Pepper & Our river born

The Harlem Tiger

The Roman Baths & Why I’m Moving