Israel is he or she who wrestles
with God--call him what you will,
not some goon (with a rabbi and gun)
in a pre-fab home on a biblical hill.
Helen Adam wrote to raise gooseflesh. A new collection of her work takes her on her own terms.
The Zen reflections in Philip Whalen's poetry have been collected in one beautiful book.
Celebrating Alice Notley, winner of the 2007 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize.
Justice may appear in the
guise of a hard, devious mother
I want shoes for my baby
son my werewolf son
in the antediluvian island
in the primordial swamp
Hardwood was already my friend
a prisoner is bound and gagged in free fall
the backdoor gift exposes an exchange rift
while a cognitive switch haunts its own turncoat