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Luther Hughes’ You Smell Like Outside: A Small Note on Friendship

“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 June, Luther has friendship on his mind, and gratitude, and,…

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Poetry: Esau’s Daughter by Lindsay Adkins

Lindsay Adkins’ series of poems meditates on the famous character of Jewish literature from a new point of view—revealing, in its turnings and its own unique violences, a brickwork story of a daughter’s redemptive eager. “Fathers are made in the…

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Exceptional Poetry From Around the Web: June 2019

Here’s a short selection, from our own Bailey Cohen, of some of the best new poems hitting the web this June. These six poets, both established and emerging, deserve your attention and support—featuring work from: Stephanie Rogers in The Rupture,…

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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

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brink, boundary, borderland

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a line between different or opposed things

// frontier poetry //

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