Tag Archives: American Gothic Poetry

SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: JAIMIE GUSMAN

By Jaimie Gusman: BABY The baby carriage on top of the roof is too much. The husband says to his wife, it has to end here. Years before they were in love, the kind of love that was quiet but … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: MONOZYGOTIC | CODEPENDENT

From MONOZYGOTIC | CODEPENDENT By Stephanie Bryant Anderson: LONELINESS CAME INSIDE MY HOME, UNPACKED ITS THINGS I sat on the floor in a blue room choking on emotions, confessing sadness to the cake falling down my throat, wondering how I … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: LESLIE CONTRERAS SCHWARTZ

By Leslie Contreras Schwartz: LABOR PANTOUM We climb, all legs and hands clutching for each other’s eyes that we cannot see. Before I see you, I have met you. Clutching for each other’s eyes & faces, your moon-shape up to … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: EDGAR ALLAN POE FOR HALLOWEEN AND DIA DE LOS MUERTOS

By Edgar Allan Poe: SPIRITS OF THE DEAD Thy soul shall find itself alone ’Mid dark thoughts of the grey tomb-stone; Not one, of all the crowd, to pry Into thine hour of secrecy. Be silent in that solitude, Which … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: JACKIE TREIBER

from ‘A DANCER’ By Jackie Treiber And from eternal life found in the eyes came the truth: she was one witch. She was from Atzlan. Of Avar, wore the bridal relic, sat at the heels of mother fire. Mary A. … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: POETRY GENIUS

Editor’s Note: Every once in a while on this series I like to give a shout out to an organization that is furthering poetry in America today, and so today I want to introduce you to the wonder that is … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: THE ARROW

from THE ARROW By Lauren Ireland Today’s poems are from The Arrow, published by Coconut Books, copyright © 2014 by Lauren Ireland, and appear here today with permission from the poet. The Arrow: “It took almost a lifetime’s worth of … Continue reading

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