by Emma Hair VOICEMAIL POEMS · "Choice" by Emma Hair Standing in Walmart before a shelf of thirty-seven different kinds of toothpaste, I am compelled to comprehensively read and examine each box as though my life depends on this decision. Partway through the text of an ambiguously named “Glacial White” flavored paste, I remember oneContinue reading “Choice”

Leo Sun

by Lily Lady Cook VOICEMAIL POEMS · "Leo Sun" by Lily Lady Cook hotyoga morningsext hidden appsphoto vault lisa frankponytail red white bluewonder wheel high school boystrack and field frosted flakesflâneur skate parkvoyeur spflemon zest dine and dashroot beer float teddy bearcarnivore debit cardvip otcdaily dose snuff filmuber eats monogamynude beach scratch-offsstrap-on veganblood play matteContinue reading “Leo Sun”

Willful Ignorance

by Marina Evans VOICEMAIL POEMS · "Willful Ignorance" by Marina Evans I’ve tilled the damp clay of the viperBare shoulders mottledWith acacia shade;Stirred the dry dust of oleanderBrittle branches scrapingFlushed forearms. Here the birds sing all night longAtop cool pine peaksLulling sleeping daisies. I looked that viper in the eye;Oleander’s venomous honeyDripped upon my brokenContinue reading “Willful Ignorance”

On Cordyceps

by Mae Verano VOICEMAIL POEMS · "On Cordyceps" by Mae Verano back out this chest         feet first                  pulped skin                         an exposé step into your mouth my newest home to rot inside here — open wide! follow my heaving its dulled incisors lunging gnawing collapsing                   on the beat is this familiar? doContinue reading “On Cordyceps”

what my dead mother would have said about the pandemic

by Lu Chekowsky VOICEMAIL POEMS · "what my dead mother would have said about the pandemic" by Lu Chekowsky fuck ‘em those assholes with their stupid dicksin charge of us all glad to kill us for a buckthey don’t know shit about loveand they’re ugly tooso ugly that’s how they get so meantheir mothers neverContinue reading “what my dead mother would have said about the pandemic”


by Shannon Hearn VOICEMAIL POEMS · "WHAT MARRIAGE IS / TENDER CARE" by Shannon Hearn Shannon Hearn is currently a PhD candidate at Binghamton University. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming with 3:AM Magazine, Big Lucks, cream city review, Juked, Fugue, Heavy Feather Review, and others. She received her MFA in poetry from QueensContinue reading “WHAT MARRIAGE IS / TENDER CARE”

what i apprehend of time travel

by Ash Good VOICEMAIL POEMS · "what i appehend of time travel" by Ash Good Ash Good is a queer & non-binary poet, designer & activist. They are co-founding editor at First Matter Press (a 501c3 nonprofit), curator of Bloom open mic & a reader for Frontier Poetry magazine. Ash is the author of four collections of poetryContinue reading “what i apprehend of time travel”