Two months before the election, a local Republican named Rick Agee posted screenshots of Chamberlain’s SoFurry profile to Facebook. Within hours, the mayor of New Milford asked Chamberlain to resign, and that day, he did.
This week we’re bringing you some poems that I’ve kept in my back pocket. These are the kinds of poems that ask you to observe the immediate world — a pan that still sizzles when removed from heat, elderly hair dye, an animal tooth for a necklace, and a government that can hear but cannot see. It is within these ordinary observations that Maura Lee Bee finds revelations: the unspoken strength of a mother as guide, how fear is instilled even in distance, and the value of a face remembered.
By Jean Anthony Let Pulse be over. Let us put down our guns and never fund Lockheed Martin no more.… Read more Let Pulse Be Over
This week’s poem is brought you by ex-co-workers at an insurance agency in New York, NY. While employed as a customer service representative, I often received complaints from individuals with bizarre company names or intriguing personal names. Once a week, at minimum, I would shout out across the cubicle: Oh. My. God. This Broker Has The […]
By Donnie Cianciatto TODAY: the mothercovfefe in the White House will likely pull us out of the Paris Agreement (because global… Read more Opinion: We Need More Art Like Kathy Griffin’s
This week’s poem is brought you by ex-co-workers at an insurance agency in New York, NY. While employed as a… Read more New Poem by Ex-Co-Workers
When I was invited to edit They, I couldn’t quite figure out where to begin. There was a quick email… Read more New Poems by Conyer Clayton
By Gwen Dipert I live in so many bubbles: I’m a New Yorker living in Durham, North Carolina, which is… Read more Fried Chicken and Panic
By Maura Lee Bee Not All That Glitters is Green It’s 2010, and I’m sitting in a Chemistry… Read more Erasing Irish Culture: Celebrating Colonialism On Saint Patrick’s Day
By Marlos C. Santos In the wake of the inauguration of the most reviled man to ever step into the… Read more Outrage: An Inauguration Coping Guide