poetry
Issue 3.2, “Rivals & Players," is LIVE: Sample the Contents here now.

Issue 3.2, “Rivals & Players,” is LIVE: Sample the Contents here now.

Issue 3.2, “Rivals & Players,” is live: Sample the Contents here. Presenting words and images from our Winter 2019 issue--all online and completely free to read. Do we play the game, or does the game play us? What do we see when we spin Fortune’s wheel? Who’s watching, anyway? And when are they coming for us? In...
Share This Poem: "Idyll," by Jed Myers.

Share This Poem: “Idyll,” by Jed Myers.

“The jay looks out for others’ hungers — glints in the groundcover, flits in the canopy …” BROAD STREET presents a poem from our Winter 2019 “Rivals & Players” issue. To enjoy it as a broadside, drag to your desktop, where you can enlarge it and print it. Or simply scroll down to read in plain text. Idyll A...
Share This Poem: "Pathos," by Cynthia Kolanowski. From our "Rivals & Players" issue.

Share This Poem: “Pathos,” by Cynthia Kolanowski. From our “Rivals & Players” issue.

“What others are able to see is maddening….” We present the opening poem from our Winter 2019 issue, “Rivals & Players.”  To enjoy this offering as a broadside, simply drag the green rectangle to your desktop to enlarge and print. Or scroll down to see it in plain text. *** Pathos or something like it....
From Our Pages: “To Fill a Room with ‘Nobody’” — Sara Talpos puts Emily Dickinson and mitochondria under the microscope.

From Our Pages: “To Fill a Room with ‘Nobody’” — Sara Talpos puts Emily Dickinson and mitochondria under the microscope.

“To Fill a Room with ‘Nobody’” Emily Dickinson and mitochondria go under the microscope in this Pushcart-nominated essay from our “Small Things, Partial Cures” issue of 2018.  “Mitochondria, the tiny products of endosymbiosis, made it possible for Emily Dickinson to write over 1,700 poems and for Charles Darwin to climb 4,000 feet into the Andean...
Share This Poem: "Litany of Missing Earrings," by Amy Sailer.

Share This Poem: “Litany of Missing Earrings,” by Amy Sailer.

Pushcart-nominated and just right to address post-holiday melancholia … “each one a little note of longing, a little signification, incomplete & therefore impermanent …” Presenting an outstanding poem from our summer 2018 “Small Things, Partial Cures” issue. You can enjoy Amy’s litany as a broadside by dragging it to your desktop, or simply scroll down to read it...