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Poetry: Not Evening Now by Henry Brooks

“Not Evening Now”—a poem of memory and the wet Florida air—is true joy in the mouth. Sound puts the meat on imagery, on memory, and Henry Brooks has invited us to feast in his night gazebo.   Not Evening Now…

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Poetry: May 2018 Puerto Rico by Isabel Acevedo

Poetry has always endeavored to create a space where land and body can reveal their unity, political and otherwise—Isabel Acevedo’s poem swims in this tradition. With “May 2018, Puerto Rico,” she’s invited us into that very specific pain of May…

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The 2018 OPEN — Winners and Finalists!

Congratulations to the winners of Frontier Poetry’s 2018 OPEN and an enormous thanks to everyone who submitted. Thank you, also, for your patience while we reviewed all the extraordinary work. A BIG round of applause to Mark Wagenaar, the winner of…

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Poetry: Mirage by Andrew Mobbs

Andrew Mobbs here reveals that uncomfortable truth: violence is seductive. A poem of war and explosion and desert, “Mirage” lingers beyond the edges of traditional combat poetry to deliver the experience and mind of today’s newly defined wars.   Mirage…

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Exceptional Poetry From Around the Web: February 2019

Here’s a short selection of some of the best new poems hitting the web this February. These six poets, both established and emerging, deserve your attention and support—featuring work from: Winter Tangerine, Adroit Journal, Muzzle Magazine, Waxwing Magazine, andPoetry Magazine.…

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