Winter 2017



Winter 2017

Table of Contents


“Living Toward That Voice”: James Wright Transfixing and Transfixed

Harm’s Way

Stories That Fit My Hands


At Any Given Time


Hammer & File

Retrograde Mountain Time


A Cornflower Paloma

Abridged Taxonomy of Light

Dream Dreams


I found a bottle at the bottom of the ocean

In the Stark Lands

Love in the Time of PrEP

On the Night My Hands Get Fed

Pre-Latter-Day Love Poem

Reading a Poetry Magazine on the Train

The Unwritten Laws of Gravitational Isolation in Warren, Michigan

Two Stories


on 3 Nations Anthology: Native, Canadian & New England Writers, edited by Valerie Lawson

on Bestiary by Donika Kelly

on Big Thicket Blues by Natalie Giarratano

on Calling a Wolf a Wolf by Kaveh Akbar

on Certain Relevant Passages by Joe Manning

on June in Eden by Rosalie Moffett

Pattern and Design

Seeking Refuge