Three Poems by Susan Lewis

Silence, Wastrel   Mind the Gap   Mouth My Idea     Susan Lewis is the editor of Posit and the author of nine books and chapbooks, most recently Heisenberg’s Salon (Blazevox, 2017), This Visit (Blazevox, 2015), How to be Another (Cervena Barva Press, 2014), and State of the Union (Spuyten Duyvil Press, 2014). Her tenth book, Zoom, is the winner of the 2017 Washington … Continue reading Three Poems by Susan Lewis

Kaveh Akbar

UNTITLED WITH HUNGER AND MATCHHEADS Kaveh Akbar is the founding editor of Divedapper. His poems appear recently or soon in The New Yorker, Poetry, Ploughshares, APR, Tin House, and elsewhere. His debut full-length collection, Calling a Wolf a Wolf, will be published by Alice James Books in September 2017; he is also the author of the chapbook Portrait of the Alcoholic. The recipient of a … Continue reading Kaveh Akbar

Two Poems by Nayrouz Abu Hatoum

  Fall   1. With dreamy eyes, you hosted my gaze and your lips… a well intensifies my thrust.   ❖❖❖❖❖❖❖   2. I wrote you into a poem because this is how I learned to host love back home… now, I am left to grieve twice the weight of loss.   ❖❖❖❖❖❖❖   3. Our eyes traced each other,
and gazed through the shades of fig … Continue reading Two Poems by Nayrouz Abu Hatoum

Two Poems by Raji Bathish

                                        translated by Suneela Mubayi     Maybe, were I to die   You will cry alone, a little between a ski holiday and a wine party so that your tears fall on your pristine, sterilized dining table and you do not find dust to dance with You cry a lot and remember me a little in permitted doses that are not harmful you remember how … Continue reading Two Poems by Raji Bathish

Two Poems by Colette Arrand

  On Watching Tiny House Hunters in a Waiting Room   The boyfriend wants to live in the kind of house seen in viral Facebook posts: small beaux arts, miniscule arts and crafts; intricate monuments to the necessary minimization our kind. The girlfriend struggles with the size of the kitchen. Here, he says, anything can be our kitchen. He’s saved a little money and wants … Continue reading Two Poems by Colette Arrand

Two Poems by Audrey Zee Whitesides

  Play Mimics Life Manifesto   Play on the wood with superiority physical faith after fashion Play on the air without risk Play mimics life, and all play that is mimics life between mailboxes really differences
Faith serials haze into haze while our loving room resembles a zoo 
Play mimics life
I swear more than clothes
A novelty song after myth think aspiration, time for pleasure Play on … Continue reading Two Poems by Audrey Zee Whitesides

Three Poems by Molly Weigel

  The Branch Won’t Survive   Aspen catkins Shirley Temple curls are new, I guess, this delayed spring, dangling sere and old over water, and broken maple branches hang down, still red and budding. A petal slides back like the hatch of a spacecraft. Bunched inside are hairs, the control center, living quarters for the crew, a docking station. The ducks are back. Faded ruddies … Continue reading Three Poems by Molly Weigel