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Share This Poem: "The Wind Telephone," by Stuart Gunter.

Share This Poem: “The Wind Telephone,” by Stuart Gunter.

“The dial tone is silent and the ringing reaches up to the clouds …” Your gift for a wintry Friday: We are proud to present a broadside of Stuart Gunter’s haunting poem. Download the poem and decorate a lonely booth in your own home or garden.     ********************************************************************************************************* Stuart Gunter‘s poems have been  published...
From Our Pages:  "Leaving the House," by Kat Meads.

From Our Pages: “Leaving the House,” by Kat Meads.

“Classifications matter. Memory, by nature, is rebellious…” … and so is Kat Meads’s narrator as she looks at the family house she and her brother are abandoning.  Read Kat’s Pushcart-nominated lyrical essay from our “Maps & Legends” issue here, with artwork by Masa Inoue, or enjoy the large-print version below.  Then visit with the author...
Share This Poem:  "While you were sleeping," by Marylen Grigas.

Share This Poem: “While you were sleeping,” by Marylen Grigas.

    Click above to see the poem in a printer-friendly, larger-font version, or scroll down past the bylines for plain text. Marylen Grigas is the author of  the poetry collection  Shift, out this fall from Nature’s Face publishers.  Her poems have recently been published in The New Yorker, Alaska Quarterly Review, and Circulo de Poesia. She lives in Vermont and works at an architectural...
Share This Poem:  "A Hypochondriac's Guide to the Body," by Marylen Grigas.

Share This Poem: “A Hypochondriac’s Guide to the Body,” by Marylen Grigas.

Never mind discussing what is and isn’t postmodern, let’s discuss postnasal ….   BROAD STREET presents another in Marylen Grigas’s series of poems about loss, love, illness, and putting it all together again–illustrated by Riley McAlpine-Barthold.  Click above to see the poem in a printer-friendly, larger-font version, or scroll down past the bylines for plain text. Marylen Grigas is...
Grieving (and celebrating) Marylen Grigas.

Grieving (and celebrating) Marylen Grigas.

We’re sad to say that one of our favorite poets, Marylen Grigas, passed away on February 14.  She had lung cancer when we discovered her, and we rushed her poems to the website–with wonderful line drawings by her niece, Riley McAlpine-Berthold.  Take some time to read her poems now, and her Truth Teller Spotlight, in...