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Dirge

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“I have seen monks burning / in their saffron robes for days, / coaxing sand from throats / of silver”

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Home Sick

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“Twilight. Watch trees on the near shore. / A tug boat chuckles at a private joke; / white furrow through the jade”

Alan Chazaro's Pocho Boy

Pocho Boy #3

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“Pocho Boy Meets World” is a Latinx poetry column written by California poet, Alan Chazaro. Join him as he eats his share of quesadillas and uses broken Spanish in hopes of connecting more deeply with what it means to be a U.S. Latinx writer in Latin America. 

Franny Choi's Periodic

Periodic #9

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“Periodic #9” is Franny Choi’s final essay for the column. For the past nine months, she wrote a short column on the first day of her period (or tried to)—a check-in that covered issues of gender, queerness, writing, health, and/or love.

Curated Deadlines

Deadlines: October & November

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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.