"I kneeled at the stump where we laid the Ford agate,/Made up spells and secrets..."
An original poem from "The Milwaukee Anthology."
"I heard we got the city doing front flips // where every father/mayor/rapper jump ship"
"and there I was,/wearing a two-hundred-dollar wool coat/in my own kitchen.../homesick and hungry"
"There’s no name/for the things/we do to survive."
A new poem by Kelly Garriott Waite.
"Detroit be a Twilight Zone//...be the last thing standing between us and dirt"
"My grandmother visits me from heaven/in the form of patient and complicated insects."
my family: two fists/colliding. nothing strong enough to stop/my parents from raising a home in a city//being razed
By Megan Neville Here I am again. In the Midwestern haze of Memorial Day I stage my perennial battle against [...]
By D.A. Lockhart Chikënëmwi Sipu Listen as the creek trickles past sugar maple creek bends, this steady amble along [...]