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June 2015

Aurel Schmidt, "Celtic Puppy (pink)," 2014

The oldest monthly devoted to verse in the English-speaking world.

  • Emily Berry
  • Erika Sánchez
  • Chase Twichell
  • Monica Youn
  • Nico Vassilakis
Cover for Poetry Magazine, June 2015
From this Issue
    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine Two Rooms

      By Emily Berry
      I went into one room and then I went into another.
      I was in a room inside a room.
      There I felt safe.

    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine [X]

      By Helen Hajnoczky

    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine Narco

      By Erika L. Sánchez
      Highway of Death — the indifference
      of snakes. Sky is ripe and everywhere
      the colors are breaking. ¿Quién es el jefe
      más jefe? In the filmy stillness, Possum-face
      carries a bucket of heads and spills them
      like marbles. La yerba, el polvo, las piedras — 
      Que traguen fierro los...

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