j tate barlow | RESCURE

RESCUE Hope is the thing with feathers— That perches in the soul— ………. —Emily Dickinson A spell of fresh hells has you composing nothing. Muse flown, focus flailed and you—reluctant to rip the bandaid off—attending to broken news, concocted truth, cannot look away til now, to notice how molten light out there muffles…

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TABLE OF CONTENT

POETRY

FROM THE VALLUM CHAPBOOK SERIES

  • Bhanu Kapil, excerpt from ENTRE-BAN

INTERVIEW

  • Lepota L. Cosmo, VERSED: THE RESILIENCE OF OPEN-ENDED QUESTIONS – A Conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet Rae Armantrout

REVIEWS

  • Domenica Martinello, Review of Aisha Sasha John’s I HAVE TO LIVE
  • Julie Mannell, AFTER-DINNER POETRY – A Review of Catriona Wright’s TABLE MANNERS
  • Derek Webster, DEBUTANTE BALLER – A Review of John Creary’s ESCAPE FROM WRECK CITY
  • Alan Reed, “a poem of objects that live by magic”: Erin Robinsong’s RAG COSMOLOGY
  • Mark Grenon, Review of Molly Peacock’s THE ANALYST
  • Megan Callahan, Review of Christine McNair’s CHARM

ART

  • Benoît Paillé, VARIOUS WORKS

DIGITAL EXTRAS

REVIEWS

  • Kian Vaziri-Tehrani, Review of Elana Wolff’s EVERYTHING REMINDS YOU OF SOMETHING ELSE
***Select poems can be read online for free. To read the entire issue, purchase 14:2.