Category: Poetry

Poetry: Mortification by Jane Zwart

In “Mortification,” the raw intricacies of anatomy lead the speaker to moments of introspection; as much as we are part of the world, Jane Zwart’s poem argues, we are also her witness and philosopher.   Mortification In the first flush…

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Poetry: Eclipse by Nicholas Yingling

In “ECLIPSE,” a lingering memory mimics a vision of shadow and light. Like the light, like the shadow: we are always with those who’ve cared for us.   ECLIPSE We’ve tucked the skylights in, stapled the curtains to the wall.…

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Poetry: to bear false whiteness by Stella Wong

In “to bear false whiteness,” the speaker offers a complex yet defiant look at the expansion of whiteness, colonialism, and racism in the media, history, and culture. In a justified tone, the speaker denounces said forces and their toxic authority.…

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Poetry: Single Women by Yasmine Ameli

In “Single Women,” the speaker remembers a time when there were no men around to encourage “the pretension of our modesty.” Instead, freedom and liberation reign, as the women “roamed the house…with or without bath towels or underwear.”   Single…

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Our 2020 Chapbook Winner Debuts Now!

Frederick Speers’ IN THE YEAR OF OUR MAKING & UNMAKING is here! It’s free, it’s digital, it’s all yours. Read the chapbook now. The Frontier team is beyond excited to share with you our third chapbook, the winner of the…

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