The Old Country

May 13, 2016 Anonymous 0

Family habits are hard to quit. Cycles move through us and are passed down; we all carry our own portion of psychological damage, the inherited limitations that shape our existence. Our individual share of what […]

Odes to Lithium

October 2, 2015 Shira Erlichman 2

Ode to Lithium #107 The Summer I was wrong, or arrogant, or hopeful, I told my Psychiatrist I could be rid of you by ⅔. In fact, I’d started adjusting the dose myself. I’m being […]

FLORIDA

October 2, 2015 Kim Addonizio 0

And then there was the man who said “You look fatter with your clothes off” and like a fool I didn’t put them back on but climbed into his bed beneath the little Tibetan prayer […]

Rachel M. Walls – Poetic Healing

November 6, 2014 Editor 0

My first poem just sort of came to me. I had no idea, at the time, the impact it would have on my life. During a warm summer evening in Barcelona, I encountered a woman—the most […]

from LATE SUMMER

October 14, 2014 Deborah Landau 0

from LATE SUMMER * But we already did everything – Then it came on again and we were wearing it like the same dress a yellow one a little worn threadbare out of date lying […]

Phone Therapy and Other Poems

August 3, 2014 Ellen Bass 6

We’re delighted to feature in this issue four poems by the award-winning poet Ellen Bass. In the below bouquet of poems, Bass explores the experiences of witnessing and intervening in the lives of those around […]

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