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Day Heisinger-Nixon Poetry
Day Heisinger-Nixon

“Room, Room, Room, in the many Mansions of Eternal Glory for Thee and for Everyone” & “Publick Universal Friend Adopts a More Androgynous Appearance, Wearing Long Clerical Robes, Sporting a Wide-Brimmed Beaver Hat Outdoors”

Terrance Hayes

Remembering poets Lynda Hull and Michael S. Harper, with original portraits

Cheswayo Mphanza

Two white men carrying briefcases walk in on a congressional meeting held by African leaders dressed in Western attire. Clapping at the president who resembles Léopold Senghor. He uses words like “revolutionary” and “independence” and they garner an applause.

Felicia Zamora

If I cross paths with myself on the sidewalk, I’m not sure I will recognize my own face.

Diamond Forde

Our bodies, temples—shouldn’t that mean anyone can worship? Shouldn’t that mean it’s okay to dip my hips into a communion bowl?

Kyoko Uchida
José B. González

The sewing machines have
been pushed aside to a far-off
world, but I can still hear
their thumping

Ocean Vuong

As my relatives melted, I stood
on one leg, raised my arms, eyes shut, & thought:
tree tree tree as death passed me—untouched.

Hazem Fahmy

Hazem Fahmy was a finalist for the 2019 Boston Review Annual Poetry Contest and this poem appeared in our arts anthology Allies.

Naro Alonzo
They’ve stolen a finger bone, carved it into a whistle, which when blown,
summons extinct birds . . .