STRAUMSVÅG | WENNER | “Karl”

Scott Wenner adds layers of intrigue, metaphor, and cobweb to this thriller of a prose poem by Dag Straumsvåg.

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LUX | KASSUBE | “Render, Render”

A poem about writing poetry, by Thomas Lux, animated by Angella Kassube, typeface freak.

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BOSS | KIRKEEIDE | “My Love for You Is So Embarrassingly”

An over-the-top love poem for the poet’s wife, overlaid with Deb Kirkeeide’s luscious paintings.

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BOSS | BURGHARDT | “The Trees—They Were Once Good Men”

Emma Burghardt adds vulnerability, humor and drama to this lament by Todd Boss.

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BLY | VAN EKEREN | “The Watcher of Vowels”

The gaiety of this Robert Bly poem’s form comes from the labor of Matt Van Ekeren’s playfulness with the camera at Coney Island.

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MASON | SCHMITT | “Sea Salt”

Colorado poet laureate David Mason’s poem about what comes to pass, immortalized with a dash of whimsy and terror by Amy Schmitt.

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