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It's simple. Every day in April, we're publishing a poem:
April 2: Samantha Zighelboim, Three Poems
April 3: Amber Atiya, "when the end is near"
April 4: Robert Okaji, Three Poems (plus, a recording of Okaji reading "What Edges Hold")
April 5: Lisa Lubasch, "Getting Around It"
April 7: Kim Kyung Ju, Three Poems
April 9: Circe Maia, Two Poems
April 10: Filip Marinovich, "Dear Ancestors"
April 11: Sandra Simonds, "Postpartum Hemorrhage"
April 12: Tom Thompson, Three Poems
April 14: Shane McCrae, "Claiming Language"
April 15: Robyn Schiff, "A Hearing"
April 16: Sally Wen Mao, "Still Life with Antlers"
April 17: Ken Babstock, from SIGINT
April 18: Dorothea Lasky, Two Poems
April 19: Tyler Mills, "Children of the Flood"
April 20: Michele Glazer, "Issue"
April 21: Marcia Mogro, "Lunar"
April 22: Julian Gewirtz, "Excavation"
April 23: Rob Halpern, "Intimate Obscenity"
April 24: Liz Countryman, "Gray Area"
April 25: Camille Rankine, Two Poems
April 26: Thomas Hummel, "To move and the play."
April 27: Charlotte Lieberman, Three Poems
April 29: Sina Queyras, "Manual for Remembering"
April 30: Evie Shockley, "lotto motto"
Plus, Poets on Surveillance (April 1), Heather Hewett discusses Pashtun women's poetry with Eliza Griswold (April 4), Stephen Burt's essay on the "Nearly Baroque" (April 11), Stefania Heim talks to Wayne Koestenbaum (plus a bonus poem) (April 18), Lynn Melnick interviews Carmen Gimenez-Smith (plus a bonus poem) (April 25), and Ricardo Maldonado talks with Randall Mann (plus a bonus poem) (April 30).
Photograph: kris krüg
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