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Unlikely Stories: Episode IV
James "Traverse" Blanchard
Open Letter to anyone who says suicide is a coward's way out
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"Obi Wan Kenobi: The Missing Years" and "Eight Frames from the Golden Age of Monsters"
by Nate Maxson
"Stippling," "Candy Sex Toy Rally," and "Meat Carcass"
by Juliet Cook and j/j hastain
"Found Poem," "List Poem," and "Nightly Closing Checklist"
by Shane Allison
On Men and Memory
a review of Christopher Shipman’s "Cat Poems: Wompus Tales & A Play of Despair" by Benjamin Haas
"Albert," "Waiting," and "jerzy kosinski/magda szabo"
by Gloria Mindock
"Between Darkness and Light," "Bad Bad Air," and "Take Not a Smile"
by Paul Sexton
"The School Nurse" and "The Farmer"
by Eric Suhem
Bash the Fash
video selections from "Definitions of Obscurity"
by Vernon Frazer and Michelle Greenblatt
"Travis & Iris," "The Government wants to see your data," and "Dig"
by Mark Young
"Monsoons," "Daily Routine," and "Seeing You"
by Bernd Sauermann
a reading at Material Life in New Orleans
by Xander Bilyk
Riding the Pike
by Thomas M. McDade
"Written on Dream Skins," "Through the Cells," and "Schoenberg in the Pin-Dark Drop"
by James Grabill
"Lift Off 10 : bite-size" and "Lift Off 17 : our own stunned heads"
by Stephen Bett
by Shirley Luke-Jones
"As Ever" by Joanne Kyger
reviewed by Jonathan Penton
trauma # 23888
by David Matthews
"Robot Cosplay" and "Letter from Sarayaku"
by Eileen R. Tabios
Two excerpts from Flop
by R. Keith
"Nevah Seem to Hold Up So Well," "Turkish Soap Opera," and "All Dese Notions"
by Joe Balaz
a poem about guns
by David LaBounty
"Dated," "Coasting on Flames," "Apocaplytics," and "Nilling and Nerving"
by C. Derick Varn
"What to do with thread in Texas or the meaning of string," "Night work in Texas," and "W.T. Talks Hard Time in the House"
by Martha Jackson Kaplan
I Feel Like I’m Watching an Infomercial for God
by Hannah Kludy
Seven Sentences Set in Hogan’s Bar & Grill
by Michael McInnis
Aphoristic Essay on Analog and Digital Orders
by Alan Sondheim
"black gun," "Like Leaves," and "Snow Globe Glass"
by Desiree Brown
"But How Can an Ocean Have No Water and How Can a Flood Be Dry?," "DTs," and "Reawakening Like Rust Vibrating on the Wing of a Fly"
by Thomas B. Osatchoff
Accidental Phone Pic At Shady Meadow Brooke Apts.
by Daniel J. Flore III
Three Images, February 2017
by Fabrice B. Poussin
by Charles Brownson
"Dumplin," "Carnival Wanted," and "Binghampton, NY, June 11, 1949—"
by Kelley Jean White
Some Electronic Voice and Other Phenomena of the Wellington (Washington State) Avalanche Disaster (1910-)
by Clay Thistleton
Score # 1 for Synthesizing # 4
by Vernon Frazer
"Raining from Heaven," "The Musty Smell of Shelter," and "A Mere Decade Plus Two"
by Suzanne Nielsen
by Rick Lupert
In Anticipation of Act II
by Christopher S. Bell
"study of a cracked conversation piece" and "study of entwined arguments to the contrary"
by mark hartenbach
by Thomas Fucaloro