LITERATURE, POETRY

“Five AM Moon” by Alyssa Crow

No Comments 17 April 2017

Alyssa Crow is a Los Angeles-based poet & writer with Romantic sensibilities. Her mixed Asian identities position her in a fluid space of belonging and otherness that informs the battle between head-space and body-space, deeply influencing her work. Her poems are constructed with the truth of an experience, a moment, or a memory. Find more […]

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“On A Long Walk Out” by Rachel Fannan

No Comments 04 August 2016

Rachel Fannan is the singer-songwriter behind LA-based retro band Only You and currently The Bomb. Her forthcoming collection of poetry explores themes and moments captured within her numerous tour diaries.   On A Long Walk Out On a long walk out one hot summer night I found peppered peace taking in my time Looking at […]

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“A Love Like Leather” by Rachel Fannan

No Comments 19 May 2016

Rachel Fannan is the singer-songwriter behind LA-based retro band Only You and currently The Bomb. Her forthcoming collection of poetry explores themes and moments captured within her numerous tour diaries.   Coffee on the Deck   Coffee on the deck A cigarette I heard you move in the kitchen Can you find me in my […]

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“The Good Old Days” by Daniel Moore

No Comments 26 February 2016

Daniel Moore’s work has been published in journals such as: The American Literary Review, Western Humanities Review, Cream City Review, The Spoon River Poetry Review, Rattle and others. He currently has work in El Portal, Coe Review, Paper Nautilus, and Narrative Northeast. He has poems forthcoming in Dewpoint, Atticus Review, Cobalt Review, Wayne Literary Review, […]

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katie pukash

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“Home” by Katie Pukash

No Comments 31 January 2016

Katie Pukash is a performance poet based in Los Angeles. She has taught at Boise State and Boise High School in the art of slam poetry. She currently resides in Tarzana.   Home   I swallow the kitchen, throw up acid and sleep on five different couches in a year. When pain puddles turn into […]

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“American Character” by Rachel Fannan

No Comments 12 November 2015

Rachel Fannan is the singer-songwriter behind LA-based retro band Only You. Her forthcoming collection of poetry explores themes and moments captured within her numerous tour diaries.   American Character   Placing the hold, he believed in perfection. Sunset, half a cigarette, a glass of wine, it was nice. We all took time to watch it […]

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“The Children” by Jessica M. Wilson

No Comments 17 September 2015

The Children   We are all the sons and daughters of indigenous. Oh, you didn’t know? Well, it’s not your fault. Don’t blame your ancestors. They fought hard, believe me. Wouldn’t you have fought to keep your home? Well they fought, but the other team won.   They won with their weapons and their masses. […]

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Dos Poemas by Alexandra Hohmann

No Comments 16 September 2015

This Small Thing This small thing— once hot coals left unattended, chicken bone boiling in broth, peeling wallpaper in an abandoned room— surges from the pit of my stomach, climbs my esophagus, leaps out of my mouth, sin vergüenza. This small thing demands to be heard, doesn’t need no ransom, wants walls to bounce off, […]

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lael neale

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“The Aquarium Store” by Lael Neale

No Comments 21 August 2015

The following poem is by Lael Neale, a poet and folk musician who was raised on a farm in rural Virginia and now lives in Los Angeles. She is the founder of the East Side Poetry Group and her debut album, I’ll Be Your Man, was released earlier this year. Writes Gigie Hall in Culture […]

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“10-27-13” by Lael Neale

No Comments 20 August 2015

The following poem is by Lael Neale, a poet and folk musician who was raised on a farm in rural Virginia and now lives in Los Angeles. She is the founder of the East Side Poetry Group and her debut album, I’ll Be Your Man, was released earlier this year. Writes Gigie Hall in Culture […]

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