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Marcela Huerta: from Tropico

Marcela Huerta: from Tropico

TROPICO I buy a game for the computer in the family room. The game is a simulation game, I buy it full-price at a game store, not for 50% off from the discount bins at Walmart like I usually do. The game I buy is called Tropico. In it you are the jefe of a...
Marcus McCann: from Shut Up Slow Down Let Go Breathe

Marcus McCann: from Shut Up Slow Down Let Go Breathe

SEX AT THIRTY-ONE Here’s hunger’s sweet spot, extra dough, and a summary of my competencies, is what I thought the year would be. Under its canopy, I vowed to string enough fairy lights end to end to make waver the dominant view. That and get off. It was overly lofty. Bulbs burst not from weakness...
Susan Briante: from The Market Wonders

Susan Briante: from The Market Wonders

Towards a Poetics of the Dow (excerpt) Everyday has a number attached to it. Great additions, subtractions. This is not just an aesthetic problem (see Ashbery). There is a “natural impulse toward the boundedness of closure.” The bell rings, trading stops. But the world is “unfinished” (Hejinian). Both the rivers and their banks are moving....
Catriona Wright: from Table Manners

Catriona Wright: from Table Manners

ORIGIN STORY Some of it was probably cozy and nice. Close to the fire, silly drunk on sweet fermented plums. Some of it was urgent. One last romp before the man strapped on his sandals and dragged his sword into a bloody field. And some quiet, unbuttoning all those pearl buttons from nape to feet,...
Poem of the Week: Trish Salah

Poem of the Week: Trish Salah

What a vision is. Of course it is not all to do with pleasure, let alone the composition of your genitals, Fluids forming a confluence of energy and sleep, predator joy, and submissive heat. Of course there is no simple logic to a boy in a man's lap, a slave gazing with devoted eyes, or...