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  1. Marcus Wicker Interview

    We had the privilege to interview Marcus Wicker last October. Wicker takes us into his world by describing his writing tactics and how the issues in the world inspire him in his poetry.

  2. Chapbook Contest 2017- NOW OPEN

    Poets the 2017 Chapbook contest opened two days ago!

    Have you submitted yet? If not, then you should!

    Remember 25-35 pieces, $15 entry fee, and $250 prize AND a reading at Northwest Missouri State University.

Weekly Feature- "Lives of the Prophets"


This week's feature is from issue 48.2 called "Lives of the Prophets" by Heather June Gibbons.

Lives of the Prophets

To see the bottom
of the well and say
hello and hear

only echo. To wonder
and to know.
To hear an echo

and know what is
before it comes.
To see the bottom.

Not to wonder, to know
shadows limp across
the wall, smells

drip off the ends
of their arms. Hello, well.
Hello.