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

Kenyatta JP Garcia

Kenyatta JP Garcia is the author of This Sentimental Education, ROBOT and Playing Dead. They are also an editor at Horse Less Review where their work was also featured. But, if life was a bit different, they’d be the leader of the Brotherhood of Evil mutants. Instead they have a degree in linguistics and write poetry while doing their best to pretend that Upstate NY … Continue reading Kenyatta JP Garcia

Kay Ulanday Barrett

  Right to release   For the longest time, I dreaded bathrooms, the bleach singing nostrils, I pictured my brown mama in every white person’s house, scrubbing tile making what other people took for granted, shine.   In airports, I clench my bladder. in public anywhere, I hold it until a 3rd floor walk up can turn bloody.   There’s a story every trans person … Continue reading Kay Ulanday Barrett

succubus in my pocket, by kari edwards

  EOAGH Books, 2015 Poetry / Trans Genre / Transgender Studies ISBN 978-1-4951-8614-1 Winner, Lambda Literary Award in Transgender Poetry, 2016 Foreword by Trace Peterson Introduction by Rob Halpern Order from Small Press Distribution Or, order from EOAGH at Paypal: kari edwards’ succubus in my pocket is a masterwork against mastering, a tarrying recursive, fretting over how to write from life when life is so … Continue reading succubus in my pocket, by kari edwards

Sophie Robinson

  SOCIAL FABRIC   AN EDITED VERSION OF THE WORLD     NO BIRDS IN THE TREES NO PEOPLE   NO WEEPING NO CLAWING BACK YOUR HAIR   NO PLUNGING IN TO BLACK LAKES   NO MAKING A SPORT OF YOURSELF   NO SIGH IN THE NIGHT NO PHOTOGRAPH OF FUN   NO SUNRAY SPLAYING OUT OF YOUR HEAD   NO GRASS BETWEEN YOUR TOES … Continue reading Sophie Robinson

Two Poems by Mary Kasimor

  subtext of women               ornamentally mature a butter      fly        bursts             in the eye’s image floats through         as though there was a choice               what signified the leather           purse concealing           /ed your deep intentions                 I record myself                         numbers              whirl around                  pieces of cheese                          loaded with the greatest minds playing vid e   o   games I thought      I          was           erased falling into remainders                 dumping one of my selves with hearts abundant                      it marches        backwards synthetic … Continue reading Two Poems by Mary Kasimor

Two Poems by Rita Stein

    Seasonal Affect   If I walk on the sunny side          Now that I know I’m doing it                     Then I pump my arms   And try to laugh off the cold edge of imitation   I don’t regret the season of not going   Slumping on the subway                                          Sexy moves like that   It didn’t mean that much                                           To sit … Continue reading Two Poems by Rita Stein

Poetry by Tim Keane

  An Erased Rauschenberg     compositions exist, not unchanged               valuable,   well,        real     trash can’t find something as-if     put I before the long city               realize cuff-demarcations   a little nothing, invitingly composed               of age, handkerchief, and officious hopes     one reality suggests climbing imagery               but we is goat business   like the five ego entities               between the … Continue reading Poetry by Tim Keane