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Lament for Bob Dylan by Anne Becker

. . . as if he were holding the sea in his black hands, as if, after giving him all that power, she now could give him pity and consolation . . .

Asanas After Troy by Jean-Jacques Gabriel

Anger. Tears. and a fleeting desire for violence disrupt a dreamer's dream of race-less love in world without lynching. certain moments stoke outrage-fueled flames, exciting anger - our...

U-Turn by Naomi Thiers

A new poem by Naomi Thiers: "I think of the woman driving Cypress Street Viaduct in the ’89 quake who heard God hiss: go back.

I Too Would Be a Stone by Gregory Luce

“The stone sinks, slow, unperturbed To the river bottom Where the fishes come to knock on it And listen.” – Charles Simic I too would be a stone if only I...

Campaigning in Poetry by Thomas Seay

A new poem by Thomas Seay.

My Hometown by Sarah D. Lawson

A new poem by Sarah D. Lawson.

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Two Poems by Zorina Exie Frey

Momma’s Corn Pudding "Soul food: Scraps became cuisine celebrating African-American spirit."~Tim Grant, Pittsburg Post-Gazette, February 3, 2006. Up to plate.It looks like a typical pan of...

Two Poems by Kiarra Patterson

Kiarra Patterson is a finalist in Day Eight's annual open-to-all poetry competition, the DC Poet Project. Read more about the DC Poet Project here and attend the...

Witch Hazel Tree by Dorothy Waters

These poems are part of a special section of the Mid-Atlantic Review, Celebrating Black History, and selected by editors Khadijah Ali-Coleman, Carolivia Herron, and...
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