Every 15th of the month: new deadlines, new contests, and new opportunities for your voice to find the world. The next six weeks include: our Previously Published Poem Prize, Rattle, Tulane Review, Joy Harjo Prize, Frontier’s 2020 Fellowship, Pork Belly Press, & more.
By Kim Harvey
This month’s Poetry We Admire features work published in the last quarter exploring the idea of Death in all its myriad expressions. We’ve rounded up eight of the best new poems of the season from The Nation, The Rumpus, POETRY Magazine, Kissing Dynamite, Juxtaprose Magazine, Rust + Moth, and Wraparound South.
“These chambers are filled with salt / stalactites—all yours. I would give this back / to you on your tongue. If that / would heal you.”