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Notes from the Slush: Reader Thoughts

The readers of Frontier Poetry are just like you—beautiful poets—& eager for community, for the sharpening iron, for poems on poems on poems. For this Notes, we’ve reached out to a few—Maribel, Matt, Afua, Brandon, Charika, Lynley and Abeir—and got their…

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Poetry: The night I watched Moonlight for the first time, I thought about how both the Earth & by Michael Pagan

Michael Pagan’s beautiful ekphrasis reminds us what is so compelling about the film—the tender exploration of love and self, the bodies holding bodies, the water. Are you water enough?   The night I watched Moonlight for the first time, I thought…

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Exceptional Poetry From Around the Web: March 2018

Here’s a short selection of some of the best new poems hitting the web. These six poets, both established and emerging, all have talent worth enjoying (& copying). Enjoy, and be grateful, knowing so many awesome poets are making our…

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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

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