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Luther Hughes’ You Smell Like Outside: Hair Part 1

“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 March, Lue is thinking about hair, and he’s got a…

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Exceptional Poetry From Around the Web: March 2019

Here’s a short selection of some of the best new poems hitting the web this March. These seven poets, both established and emerging, deserve your attention and support—featuring work from: Redivider, Split Lip, Missouri Review, Thrusth, The Rumpus, and Cotton…

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2019 Chapbook Contest is Open for Submissions!

We are so excited to announce that our 2019 Digital Chapbook Contest for emerging poets is now accepting submissions! Chapbooks are a huge milestone for emerging poets, and we’re always looking forward to the Frontier Digital Chapbook Contest—where we get…

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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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