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Poetry: Becoming Animal by Gnaomi Siemens

“The wind wants what the bird wants,” writes Gnaomi Siemens in “Becoming Animal, and reminds us how close we are to nature; we are only a ravine, a wind, a falling away from becoming less human, giving into the desires…

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Poetry Excerpt: Bury Me in Thunder by moira j. — Our 2019 New Voices Fellow’s Debut

We are thrilled to announce that moira j.’s debut collection, Bury Me in Thunder, is out with Sundress Press! They’re generously letting us share this excerpt with you, the stunning “Rawhide for the Archer’s Knot.” Enjoy, and take home their collection here.…

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Poetry: When I Die You Don’t Have to Divert the River for Me by Barbara Mossberg

Sometimes it is nature that is able to portray our exact experience; “When I Die You Don’t Have to Divert the River for Me” by Barbara Mossberg reminds us the river can represent life and death – “Meanwhile the river…

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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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