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Industry Prize Runner-Up: Polyphagia by Brian Tierney

Our Industry Prize judges were equally admirable of Brian Tierney’s poetry as they were of Gabriel Kruis’—they both tied for second place. Today we publish Tierney’s poem, “Polyphagia,” a wonderful and vulnerable meditation on the struggle of an eating disorder.…

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Poetry: Cantata by Vedran Husic

We’re always on the lookout for a great poem that uses rhyme and meter in traditional ways—Vedran Husic’s “Cantata” excels with elegant, simple rhymes. As its title suggests, the heart of the work is music, a thing for your mouth,…

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Essay: The Library in Each Line by Andrés Cerpa

We’re honored to share with you all this new essay by the wonderful poet Andrés Cerpa. His reflections on the way we all influence each other are decidedly apt for our community today, our remixes, our crowd-sourced poetry—and he couldn’t have…

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fron·tier

the extreme limit of understanding or achievement in a particular area

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fron·tier

brink, boundary, borderland

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fron·tier

a line between different or opposed things

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