Dear Someone by Deborah Landau from the Spring 2010 Issue 192 of The Paris Review
A poem about not being empty.
If Briefly by Allen Edwin Butt from the June 2010 issue of Poetry Magazine
A long, sexually explicit poem which is anything but explicit, written by a male poet whose female narrator is anything but sexual.
Theatre by Robert Farnsworth from the Spring 2010 issue of Ploughshares
About theatre. Sort of. It’s a good one.
His Daughter, Again and In the Forest by Erika Moya from the Spring 2010 issue of The 2River View
Two very different poems at first glance. Take a second one if you have the time.
If Men Wore Lip Paint by Bernard Henrie from the Winter 2010 issue 23 of La Petite Zine
Written by a “currency trader living in Los Angeles.” I know that’s the wrong way to introduce you to him but I can’t help myself.