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  • By Marissa Schwalm
    Date of publication: April 4, 2014

    I’ve tried to write some great poem about you.
    Perhaps I will be in it. I’m always in it. ...

  • Kathleen McGookey
    Date of publication: March 18, 2014

    for a change, like that small blue frog, which, if licked, kills whatever licked it. ...

  • Kathleen McGookey
    Date of publication: March 18, 2014

    The angel on the bridge in Paris wears his best black suit, his sleekest black wings. Behind him, a lion lies on the concrete ...

  • By Kathleen McGookey
    Date of publication: March 18, 2014

    Buy it a one-way ticket to Iceland; sew it a black velvet cape; tape its mouth shut and shave its head ...

  • Jim Daniels
    Date of publication: February 22, 2014

    My children, five and four, built
    cushioned forts from matching love seats
    in our company apartment in Marquette ...

  • Jim Daniels
    Date of publication: February 22, 2014

    A field trip to Greenfield Village,
    Henry Ford’s outdoor museum. Henry, one
    of Detroit’s gods ...

  • By Lisa Higgs
    Date of publication: November 20, 2013

    No way to know which guide is correct, but all agree we rest on rubbish — scat of the firebird, city reduced and recycling the waste of its rebirth in lake shallows. ...

  • Jennifer Sperry Steinorth
    Date of publication: October 7, 2013

    gray of sun-beaten clapboard

    and eye of slinking cat ...

  • By Mary Quade
    Date of publication: September 7, 2013

    My second landing of the day, placid and without
    thought of gravity, this passing from
    falling to fallen ...

  • Tag
    By James Tolan
    Date of publication: September 5, 2013

    Waukegan Harbor with its view of Zion
    nuclear plant and coast littered
    with dead alewives ...