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Poetry: my sister/mi hermana by Heidi Seaborn

“mi sister/mi hermana,” by Heidi Seaborn, is a tender performance of sisterhood, of two women standing in each other’s lives. Butterflies and whipoowills and a blue walled garden—but also choked throats and lions and needles that pierce and pin.  …

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Editors Talk Poetry Acceptances: Marisa Crane, Collective Unrest

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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Luther Hughes’ You Smell Like Outside: A Cute Little Syllabus for November

“You Smell Like Outside” is Luther Hughes’ wonderful column for Frontier where he seeks to answer the question every month: can poetry help us with our real, day-to-day life? For November, Luther’s introducing a new mini-series, his Cute Little Syllabus—a…

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How Often I Have Chosen Love

read and download our 2018 Chapbook Contest winner

// by Xiao Yue Shan //

fron·tier

the extreme limit of understanding or achievement in a particular area

// definition //

fron·tier

brink, boundary, borderland

// synonyms //

fron·tier

a line between different or opposed things

// frontier poetry //

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