The universe has a sense of humor. When it sees you are not paying attention— look out.
I guess you could say I was pretty crazy back then, but crazy is a relative thing.
Is that the way it is/ three stars from a .32 burning/ right down your boulevard.
Forough Farrokhzad was one of Iran's most influential poets. This poem has been translated from Farsi by Sogol Sur.
When my mother said the word divorce in response to my asking where my father was—after she’d said, he won’t be back.
The police came, and they went to the back and came out with Joe. His hands were tied up together with shiny metal.
Casey Plett talks about writing for a trans audience, keeping a "low overhead," and the inspiration behind her latest novel.
Interior, a novel by Thomas Clerc translated superbly from French by Jeffrey Zuckerman, is a room-by-room literary blueprint of a Parisian apartment.
Sharing a title with a painting by Rembrandt, Diane Seuss’ fourth collection is a sensual bricolage of the exalted mixed with the mundane.
The moon pick-axing through the pines, only half mad and only at its own expense.
These haiku by the Japanese poet Suzuki Shizuko were originally published in her first haiku collection, Shunrai, in 1946.
Morgan Jerkins talks about writing into your fear, the Toni Morrison quote that inspires her, and what she wishes her writing desk looked like.