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Poetry: Cradle and All by Taylor D’Amico

We adore this new poem by Taylor D’Amico—how it flirts with the sonnet form, how it maneuvers so gently between the delicate subjects. “Cradle and All” announces an arrival for D’Amico: a poet here to stay. Cradle and All I…

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Editors Talk Poetry Acceptances: Kristin George Bagdanov, Ruminate Magazine

As a platform for emerging poets, our mission is to provide practical help for serious writers. The community lifts itself up together or not at all. In that light, we’ve been asking some great editors from around the literary community…

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Poetry: Lilac Cento as American Sonnet by J. David

J. David has so elegantly performed the cento sonnet here—each piece fitting in fair relationship. “Lilac Cento as American Sonnet” raises the bar high for contemporary engagement with form. Lilac Cento as American Sonnet Danez Smith, Stanley Kunitz, Rachel Eliza…

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How Often I Have Chosen Love

read and download our 2018 Chapbook Contest winner

// by Xiao Yue Shan //


the extreme limit of understanding or achievement in a particular area

// definition //


brink, boundary, borderland

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a line between different or opposed things

// frontier poetry //

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