duane locke, doctor of philosophy in english renaissance literature,
professor emeritus of the humanities, was poet in residence at
the university of tampa for over 20 years, and has had more than
2,000 of his poems published in more than 500 print magazines
such as american poetry review, nation, literary quarterly, black
moon, and bitter oleander. he is author of 14 books of poetry,
the latest being watching wisteria (vida publishing, www.vidapublishing.com). also a painter
and photographer, he now lives alone in a two-story decaying
house in the sunny tampa slums. his recreational activities are
drinking wine, listening to old operas and reading postmodern
a philosopher, a girl's hair
philosophers in bedrooms
hedonism, handlebars, opened roof cars and walking
angelle chapuis, is a 19-year-old college junior. she has been
pubished in ellipsis, the university of new orleans' literary
a letter to mr. alligator, concerning
thanks for his assistance
the people at the bus stop; or, the unfairness of modern american
cinderella's gone mad!
anetra clark lives in kalamazoo, mich. a writer/musician, she
is heavily influenced by beat literature, surrealism, independent
movies, punk and jazz. she has played the drums since age three,
and plays with the local kalamazoo punk band buddhachrist.
the rogue saints
the son of a tampa firefighter, jarret keene was born in 1973.
his debut collection of poems, monster fashion, is forthcoming
from manic d press. he is a professor at university of nevada-las
(more incantations for the death
angel) - eastern rectangle (p-block)
requiem for carbon-based life-forms (lyrics & guitar tab)
ladder to zero
shut up in a furnace
saint oxygen novena
joseph mclaughlin recently retired as an associate professor
of english at stark state college of technology in canton, ohio.
his current collection of poems is memory, in your country (pale
horse press). recent work has appeared in pif (online) and the
formalist. his short fiction appeared in the fall edition
of deep cleveland junkmail oracle
daniel gallick is one of cleveland's most active & imaginative
poets. he co-hosts a live poetry extravaganza called expresso
expressions each month at arabica in bainbridge, ohio.
as i age i am a child again and
i treat my wife like a lollipop
a short push into the deaths of human beings
joshua klocek is a 21-year-old poet from naperville, ill. he
enjoys abstract painting when he's not delivering the chicago
tribune to suburban yuppies.
united nations supply co.
is it up to me?
lydia matisse is a 19-year-old sophomore at st. edward's university,
in austin, texas. a self-proclaimed computer geek, she's been
writing poetry since she was 13.
averil bones works in the publishing industry in sydney, australia.
her work has appeared in many journals and zines including southern
ocean review, ygdrasil, aileron, comrades, poetry life &
times, fzq, poetrymagazine.com, poetry repair shop, ascent, the
indite circle, poets cut, centoria, pale forest, outsider ink,
(this) poetry site, dalipyati, zuzu's petals quarterly, free
xpression, cerberus, san francisco salvo, dead mule, poetry street
corner, and this hard wind. she is a regular contributor to poetry
what gary did for kicks