Poems and Essays:

“I’ll Settle for a Moment of Glory”: Lesbian-Feminist Poetry in Washington

“You have a beautiful voice”: snippets of a laureateship

2012

26 | Sandy Hook*

5AM Blues

8Rock Collective

A Black Girl Sings: Gwendolyn Bennett in the Harlem Renaissance

A Blizzard Blues

A Hindu Prayer

A Hip-Hop Sonnet

A Jewish Cemetery in Büdingen, Germany

A Small Tribute to Philip Levine

A Splendid Wake Issue

A Sterling of a Man

A Writing Assignment from Rita Dove

Abandoning Your Car in a Snowstorm: Rosslyn, Virginia

Against the Wall

Alain Ginsberg Portfolio

Alice

An Accounting

An Interview with James A. Emanuel

At the Emlekpont Remembrance Museum

Baltimore Sun

Barbara Goldberg Translates Moshe Dor

Because I Could Mumble Some Words

Betty’s Book

Big Bang

billy eckstine comes to washington, d.c.

Birdland

Bones

Bound

Burgi Zenhaeusern Translates Egla Morales Blouin

Busman

Cacayo Ballesteros

Careless Love

Cemetery

Christina Daub Translates Blanca Wiethüchter

coffee with a married woman

Cycles

Dan Vera: Tenth Anniversary Issue

Danielle Badra Portfolio

DC Poetry Anthologies

DC Slam History

Deborah Sobeloff Translates Egla Morales Blouin

Deep in These Woods

Delicious, New Edition, 1986

Didn’t We…

Difference Between Heaven and Hell

Dig, Find, Make Way

Dream Variation

Early Cinema

Facebook Message

Failed Sonnet After the Verdict

Festival of Season Words

First Freed

First Fruit (And Aftermath)

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Five Poems by Anya Creightney

Five Poems by Carolyn Joyner

Five Poems from How to Prove a Theory

Five Poems from Lion Brothers

Five Poems from Shahid Reads His Own Palm

Five Poems from The Heart of a Comet

Five Poems from Umberto’s Night

Five Poems from When the World Breaks Open

Five Poems in Response to “Julius Caesar”

Five Poems in Response to “Romeo and Juliet”

Fly

For Ann Darr at the Air and Space Museum

For Peace in the Valley

Four Poems

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Four Poems by Carlo T. Paul

Four Poems by Kimberly A. Collins

Four Poems from Elegies for New York Avenue, plus an extra

Four Poems from Immigrant

Four Poems from In the Company of Spirits

Four Poems from La luz de la tormenta/The Light of the Storm

Four Poems from Loose Weather

Four Poems from Stronger Than Cleopatra

Four Poems from Words Facing East

Four Poems in Response to “Julius Caesar”

Fourteen Poems by Jessie Redmon Fauset

Frac/tions

Friend

From Friends to Griots: The Modern Urban Griots

Golem Event

Guilford Courthouse

Gypsy Girls

Harlem

Hilary Tham: Tenth Anniversary Issue

How To Speak American

Hunted

i come to the city

In Siberia

Indigo

Indran Amirthanayagam

Interview with Danish Kroner

Interview with May Miller

Intraducible/Untranslatable

Introduction

Introduction and Table of Contents: Langston Hughes Tribute Issue

Introduction to The Jewish Issue

Introduction to the LGBTQ Issue

Introduction to the Slam Issue

Introduction to the Sterling A. Brown Tribute Issue

Introduction to U.S. Poets Laureate Issue, Part II

Introduction, “Poets Respond to Shakespeare”

Introduction: Envisioning the Future

Isabel’s Corrido

It is a Living Coral

It’s Possible I’m Too Bougie to Be Free

January 21, 2013

Job 62

Jona Colson Translates Miguel Avero

Julia Leverone Translates Francisco Urondo

Kaleidoscope

Karl Shapiro, Poet and Anti-Critic

Karl W. Carter, Jr.

Kateema Lee Portfolio

Keith Cohen Translates Joseph Polius

Kwame Alexander: Tenth Anniversary Issue

La Petite Amie

Larry Neal: In Service of Art

Leeya Mehta Portfolio

Max and Frieda’s Guide to Fine Dining for Sexagenerians

Mercy

Metal Anniversary

Michelangelo’s David

Mirrors

Misty Friday Morning

moneymaker

Montana Terrace

More A’s B’s C’s & D’s, or The President Is About To Grab Victim’s Money Like It’s Pussy

Mother Night

Mural for the Heart

My Jacob

My Mother’s Belly

Myra Sklarew on William Stafford

Nancy Arbuthnot and Lê Pham Lê Translate Lê Pham Lê

Naomi Ayala: Tenth Anniversary Issue

New York

Nine Poems by Charlotte Forten Grimké

Nine Poems by Gwendolyn Bennett

Nine Poems in Response to Richard III

Not Thirst. Preparation.

Notes on Debridement

Ode to Urban Dictionary

Of Thee I Sing III – America You Deserve

Old Egg

Ooth Jazz

Orphan of Silence: Charles Simic

Patricia Davis Translates Francisco de Oraá

Patricia Davis Translates Juan Garrido Salgado

Patricia Davis Translates Lucia Robles

Perspective from My Parents’ Bed

Peter

Pioneers of a New Breed

Prawn Woman

Preface to the Some Of Us Press Issue

Prizes

Puppeteer

Regie Cabico: Tenth Anniversary Issue

Reinaldo Arenas and Roberto Valero: Friends and Exiles in Washington, DC

Relax, Relate, Release

Remembered by Name

Remembering Frost at Kennedy’s Inauguration

Returning

Reunion/Teshuvah

Revisionist History

Rick Black translates Rachel Bluwstein

Robert Hayden on the Art of Saying What Cannot Be Said

Rodeo, North Dakota

Roland Flint and Siv Cedering Fox

Sam Allen, aka Paul Vesey

San-San Tin Translates San-San Tin

Scars of Last Year’s Leaves

Schmaltz

Sergio Waisman Translates Yaki Setton

Seven Poems

Seven Poems in Response to “Romeo and Juliet”

Shallows II

Shoes of the Dead

Six Poems

Six Poems by Anthony Hecht

Six Poems from The January Children

Six Poems from The Mustard Seed

Slow Through the Dark

Sonnet 57

Sonnet, for Alice

Spacer

Stanley Kunitz: Naked in His Prose

sterling brown’s house, washington dc 1990’s

Survivor’s Song

Swing It

Tea in the Late Afternoon

Tercentenary of the Landing of Slaves at Jamestown

Teri Ellen Cross: Tenth Anniversary Issue

The Baby

The Ballad of Alice Hortense

The Day of the Gwendolyn

the fire this time. remembering april, 1992.

The Howard Poets in Perspective

The Immigrant Museum

The Library and its Laureates: The Examples of Auslander, Williams, Dickey & Kumin

The Marital Bed

The Mechanical Jew

The Poet and the Mule

The Poetry Office: A Photo Essay

The Switch

The Tecata Dances on Park Road

The Tenaciousness of Spark Matsunaga

The Uncontrollable Elements: An Interview with Mark Strand

Things I never want to hear again about race and racism

Things My Mother Taught Me

Thinking of James Wright

Three Lessons Lawrence Wheatley Dropped on Spanish Joe

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Three Poems from Moving Violation

Three Poems in Response to “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead”

Three Skulls on an Oriental Rug

Three Winter Poems

Ting Wang Translates Chen Li

To Dr. Mary Church Terrell, Crusader

To John Brown

To Keep the Memory of Charlotte Forten Grimké

To the Dunbar High School

Toni Asante Lightfoot: Tenth Anniversary Issue

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Two Poems in Response to Two Gentlemen of Verona

Two Prose Poems

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Two Sonnets

Vegan

Vestiges

Whale Songs

What to Call Her

While in Pursuit of the Perfect Summer Purse

White

Wiedergutmachung

Woman’s Home

Your Poem

Yvette Neisser Moreno and Patricia Bejarano Fisher Translate Maria Teresa Ogliastri