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I’ve been marinating lately in the thought that I could be rich as antithetical to
Crow flies across the sky as if it is addicted
to the grand gesture.
The crickets keep going
In a Landscape, John Gallaher’s fifth book, is his attempt to put
John Gallaher, Jeff Alessandrelli
Editors' Note: “Pinky’s Rule” has been adapted into a seven-minute animated drawing by
Photo: Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard University.
Once When Light Returned After a Blackout, I
Chloe Garcia Roberts
the first sense of a text is called the literal, and this is the sense that
nothing in the spring
two sedans • someone very happy
stopped behind someone very lost •
Collage by Jhartho Kempink
When the 2011 film The Help came out, it was like a freedom, or
In the halter top, the cheer curls, repeating the word
for the warmth of the sun in winter
Kate Ward Sugar
What good is it to erect
Editors' Note: Shuzo Takiguchi (1903–1979) was a major Japanese Surrealist poet, as well as
See the lands say this is where we could
have come from—the lines of indent
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