Where We Begin: Two Poems

We All Remember (Cabin Kids) We all remember the running and playing how we cursed darkness and dinner bells, tumbling in at dusk’s very last moment before the sky winks the day [See More]

Dance of Petals and Other Poems

Dance of Petals These flowers coronal quivers of gold heavy headed they nod sweeping sway of yellow dancing white petaled wild spring meadow washes over me bouyant in a breezy field Birds [See More]


ILLUSTRATION AND  POEM  BY JEN SCHOLTEN Surf & water can as water can’t alone; film a languid layer on this tired white bone under lying milkskin, overgrown and riddled with existence. Reminisce [See More]

For Belle

Jen Coleman is author of “Psalms for Dogs and Sorcerers” (Trembling Pillow Press) which was selected by poet Dara Wier for the 2013 Bob Kaufman book prize. Jen’s next volume of poems [See More]

Transfixed by Night Skies

A collection of poems turning our attention to the night sky. Of stars Winter, the amber fire of ashen woods, we burned wet the smolder of mire the water and the fire [See More]

Dying One in Time

A compilation of image and text by Portland-based poet, Brandi Katherine Herrera.  It is a lyrical response to the death of her sister on 10/13/1984, now thirty-one years ago. I experienced Brandi [See More]

How The Soul Moves (and more poems)

How the soul moves It must be a tricky business it lingers, hovers stealthily an invisible silence a swift inhabitation the soul awaits to startle the body In wordless voice it moves [See More]


Sometimes, I still smell you on street corners. When the wet lust of the sun lays a lung on us. One long breath between the piss and the matrimony of skin and [See More]