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November 2019

David Heo

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

  • Nathaniel Mackey
  • Victoria Chang
  • Martín Espada
  • Tom Sleigh
  • Marcus Wicker
Cover of Poetry Magazine November 2019 Issue.
From this Issue
    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine América

      By Sarah María Medina
      The river was deep & wide.

                                                 Wild girls grew along

      the riverbanks. Wild strawberries grew

                among the...

    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine my miracle now

      By Anita Jeffries
      or i swear i’m gonna burn this motherfucker down.
      doctor don’t think i’ll do it. he say real
      girls like boys. you sure you real?  he say he use
      science, but i know he a witch. he say
      hormone pills take first-borns, second-borns,

    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine Reading: An Elegy

      By Jeanne Larsen
      If  I claim this poem presents the tundra
      swans we saw at first light, you might,
      wrongly, think of  Yeats at Coole.

      Or 9-&-50 other suppositions. In fact,
      the blue slate of this lake reflected formerly
      some blockchain constellations. Alas

      now for mimesis; a star necklace...

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