Poems and Essays:

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


8Rock Collective

A Present

A Splendid Wake Issue

Abandoning Your Car in a Snowstorm: Rosslyn, Virginia

Affinity with Orwell

After the Mammogram

An Interview with James A. Emanuel

Annie Finch Portfolio

As Powerful as a Gun

At the Emlekpont Remembrance Museum

Barbara Goldberg Translates Moshe Dor

Black Schist




Cacayo Ballesteros

Careless Love

Christina Daub Translates Blanca Wiethüchter

Christmas Day in Washington



David Keplinger Translates Jan Wagner

DC Poetry Anthologies

DC Slam History

Deborah Sobeloff Translates Egla Morales Blouin

Delicious, New Edition, 1986

Dream Variation

Elisavietta Ritchie Translates Anna Akhmatova

Excerpt from Graffiti Calculus

Failed Sonnet After the Verdict

Festival of Season Words

Five Poems

Five Poems

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Five Poems from How to Prove a Theory

Five Poems from Lion Brothers

Five Poems from Meeting Bone Man

Five Poems from The Heart of a Comet

Five Poems from Umberto’s Night

Five Poems in Response to “Julius Caesar”

For My Beloved

For My Cross-Dressing Friends

For Peace in the Valley

Four Poems

Four Poems

Four Poems by Ryan Wilson

Four Poems from Boyishly

Four Poems from Compass

Four Poems from The Invented Child

Four Poems in Response to “Julius Caesar”

Four Poems in Response to “Mary Stuart”

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

Fourteen Poems by Jessie Redmon Fauset

From Friends to Griots: The Modern Urban Griots

Gallery at the Tate


Guilford Courthouse


Hilary Tham: Tenth Anniversary Issue

Holly Karapetkova Translates Dostena Lavergne

Holly Karapetkova Translates Kiril Merjanski


How We Were, How We Are

i come to the city

I Woke from the Dream

I’m In Love with the Morton Salt Girl

Impossible Bottle

In Siberia

Interrupted transmissions

Interview with Danish Kroner

Interview with May Miller

Introduction and Table of Contents: Langston Hughes Tribute Issue

Introduction to the LGBTQ Issue

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

January 21, 2013

Jona Colson Translates Miguel Avero

Judgment of Paris

July in Washington

Keith Cohen Translates Joseph Polius

Kennedy Center

Kwame Alexander: Tenth Anniversary Issue

Lake Rosseau, Canada

Larry Neal: In Service of Art

Looking at Buds

Love Among the Ruins

Macomb Street Workshops

Mathematics of a Storm Surge

Minus the Body

Montana Terrace

Monumental Merrill

Myra Sklarew on William Stafford

Nancy Arbuthnot and Lê Pham Lê Translate Lê Pham Lê

Ned Balbo Translates Georg Trakl


Nine Poems by Gwendolyn Bennett

Nine Poems in Response to Richard III

Not a Ghazal: Snapshots from the Museum of Life

Notes on Debridement

Old Coat

Old Egg

Ooth Jazz

Prawn Woman

Regie Cabico: Tenth Anniversary Issue

Rod Jellema Translates J.D. DeJong

Rod Jellema Translates Tjitte Piebenga

Rod Jellema Translates Tsjêbbe Hettinga

Roland Flint and Siv Cedering Fox

Sam Allen, aka Paul Vesey

Saundra Rose Maley Translates Rainer Maria Rilke

Saundra Rose Maley: Tenth Anniversary Issue

Scars of Last Year’s Leaves

Sergio Waisman Translates Yaki Setton

Seven Poems

Seven Poems

Shallows II

Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery, Caddo Parish

Six Poems

Six Poems by Reed Whittemore

Six Poems from The Mustard Seed


The Baby

The Field at Potts Camp

The Goldfinch

The Howard Poets in Perspective

The Marital Bed

The Switch

The Tecata Dances on Park Road

Three Poems

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Three poems from Blocks

Three poems from Edge

Three poems from Ice Fishing

Ting Wang Translates Chen Li

To Keep the Memory of Charlotte Forten Grimké

To the Dunbar High School

Toni Asante Lightfoot: Tenth Anniversary Issue

Two Poems

Two Poems

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Two Prose Poems

Two Prose Poems

Two Prose Poems

Two Sonnets

Two Sonnets

Two Sonnets


Walt Whitman Visits the Civil War Hospital in the Patent Office (Now the National Portrait Gallery)

Watch Your Ears

Whale Songs

Why I Don’t Write Nature Poems

Woman’s Home


Yvette Neisser Moreno and Patricia Bejarano Fisher Translate Maria Teresa Ogliastri