Lucas Shepherd: Outside the Student Center on Campus I Noticed a Veteran

Today’s share, reader, is a recognition of a recognition, with cake of a quality we know without asking. Here’s Lucas Shepherd’s “Outside the Student Center on Campus I Noticed a Veteran“:

This poem originally appeared in SC #8.1, available in print and ebook formats at our storeRead on!

Amy M. Alvarez: Sometimes

Today’s share, Reader, draws a line between the past and the present, from the past to the present, between the outside and inside. Here’s Amy M. Alvarez’s [>>] “Sometimes“:

This poem originally appeared in SC #8.1, available in print and ebook formats at our storeRead on!

S.A. Leger: Blemishes on a mouse carcass

The rain passed, or come again, or worried the horizon today, didn’t it? Here’s a poem by S.A. Leger [>>] for the remains we observe and don’t observe, “Blemishes on a mouse carcass“:

This poem originally appeared in SC #8.1, available in print and ebook formats at our storeRead on!

Jacob Rivers: They told him that he was either going to jail or going to die from an overdose

The cool edge of the water is just beyond reach, and we’re paddling swiftly to share with you this poem by Jacob Rivers [>>], “They told him that he was either going to jail or going to die from an overdose”:

This poem originally appeared in SC #8.1, available in print and ebook formats at our storeRead on!

Nadia López García: Ntuchinuu [Eyes]

Observing Indigenous Peoples Day today, we’ve got a wonderful translation rendered by Anthony Seidman of Nadia López García’s poem in mixteco, “Ntuchinuu“—which speaks for itself:

This poem in translation originally appeared in SC #8.1, available in print and ebook formats at our store. A .pdf of López García’s chapbook Ñu’ú vixo / Tierra Mojada (Pluralia Ediciones, 2018) está disponible allíRead on!