Monthly Archives: December 2016

Defiled Waters

In a field adjacent to the vineyard of the Lord, only weeds keep growing; water is a sympathetic institution— a dignified campaign. It’s one breath, it’s the same breath. It’s the hush morning’s cold, gray sack. The American Poetry Review (March 1, 2012). Jamin Waite, Lexington, KY, is a senior in the Literary Arts program […]

Passenger Pigeon

the butterfly’s face (or whatever the hell it’s supposed to be) and aluminum wings glide past like ducks in migration. I’m a volunteer with this passenger pigeon. The American Poetry Review (March 1, 2012). Jamin Waite, Lexington, KY, is a senior in the Literary Arts program at Lafayette High School-School of the Creative and Performing […]

Shame

Perrottet, Tony. “The Cave Dwellers.”Smithsonian Magazine. Ariana Yeatts-Lonske is a senior at Vanderbilt University studying English with minors in Psychology and Music. While living and studying in Nashville, she serves as the executive poetry editor of The Vanderbilt Review and associate poetry editor of The Nashville Review. Her poems have been recognized by The Vanderbilt […]

Gaia’s Letter to an Artist

Jenkins, Sally. “The Mouth that Roared.” Smithsonian Magazine. Ariana Yeatts-Lonske is a senior at Vanderbilt University studying English with minors in Psychology and Music. While living and studying in Nashville, she serves as the executive poetry editor of The Vanderbilt Review and associate poetry editor of The Nashville Review. Her poems have been recognized by […]

Important to What We’re Talking About

No, love. Not chin—      Part of your leg. This part   I think it has to do with blood. Maybe   relevant? Because in French blood is sang.         A kind of song.   When someone gives you something you feel you need to give them something in return.     A short […]

Presence I

Phillips, Ethel Calvert. Belinda and the Singing Clock.. Cara Rodriguez is an English Instructor and poet from Casper, WY.

Gantry

Unable to bear his own weight, he relied on pneumatics to stay upright.