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After all the soldiers come into the café there’s a lot more […]

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Little pig. You hug the ground, wide nostrils chasing down some phantom […]

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Already what I knew to be true is all tenses: has changed, […]

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He goes to her. He goes and so does my hair the […]

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how can i tell you what i have to if you can’t […]

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Oh, March. All the ice cracking at once like a banquet of […]

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Of course you invited them in: faces painted like trick-or-treaters, carrying pointy […]

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Fallen from focus, streetlamps turn to faint plots. Anything we ever said […]

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When the caseworker opened the file and said, this will be difficult, […]

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Asleep on the roof when rain comes, water collects in the dips […]

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New poem added every Tuesday

  1. American history
    Written by Bob Hicok
    Read by Ash Bowen
    Published on January 21, 2008
  2. Horn
    Written by Bruce Bond
    Read by Ashley McHugh
    Published on January 29, 2008
  3. Trip to the Moon
    Written by Barry Ballard
    Read by Johnathon Williams
    Published on February 4, 2008
  4. crab louse
    Written by D.A. Powell
    Read by Geoffrey Brock
    Published on February 12, 2008
  5. Come Back
    Written by Dorianne Laux
    Read by Davis McCombs
    Published on February 19, 2008
  6. January Monster
    Written by Zachary Schomburg
    Read by Heather Christle
    Published on February 26, 2008
  7. Stardust Memories
    Written by Daniel Nester
    Read by Amanda Auchter
    Published on March 4, 2008
  8. Counting
    Written by Carolyn Guinzio
    Read by Quan Barry
    Published on March 11, 2008
  9. Sad Dictionary
    Written by Richard Siken
    Read by Amanda Auchter
    Published on March 17, 2008
  10. Dave Mustaine Changes Lives
    Written by Anthony Robinson
    Read by Zachary Schomburg
    Published on March 24, 2008
  11. Or Something Like That
    Written by C. Dale Young
    Read by D.A. Powell
    Published on April 1, 2008
  12. Gold
    Written by Dorianne Laux
    Read by Michael Heffernan
    Published on April 8, 2008
  13. Cash at Folsom
    Written by Seth Abramson
    Read by Leon Stokesbury
    Published on April 14, 2008
  14. Spree fall
    Written by Bob Hicok
    Read by Beth Ann Fennelly
    Published on April 22, 2008
  15. Poem for the Adoptive Mother
    Written by Amanda Auchter
    Read by Chloë Honum
    Published on April 29, 2008
  16. To ************* From the Residents of Point Reyes
    Written by Lola Haskins
    Read by Carolyn Guinzio
    Published on May 6, 2008
  17. Cruz del Condor
    Written by Quan Barry
    Read by Davis McCombs
    Published on May 13, 2008
  18. Bug
    Written by Alison Stine
    Read by Amanda Auchter
    Published on May 20, 2008
  19. Onward and Onward
    Written by Heather Christle
    Read by Adam Clay
    Published on May 27, 2008
  20. Thou May’st in Me Behold
    Written by David Graham
    Read by Sara Stripling
    Published on June 3, 2008
  21. The Natives Are Restless
    Written by Sandra Beasley
    Read by Steve Mueske
    Published on June 10, 2008
  22. The Second Night
    Written by Christina Davis
    Read by Brandon Shimoda
    Published on June 17, 2008
  23. Elegy of a Young Motorcyclist
    Written by Ryan Courtwright
    Read by Rachel Mallino
    Published on June 24, 2008
  24. Somewhere Once, a House
    Written by Paul Dickey
    Read by Aimee Nezhukumatathil
    Published on July 1, 2008
  25. Fragment From A Nonexistent Yiddish Poet #34
    Written by Jehanne Dubrow
    Read by Van K. Brock
    Published on July 8, 2008
  26. For the Weight of Gravity in Early Autumn
    Written by Adam Clay
    Read by Jennifer Perrine
    Published on July 15, 2008
  27. The Lover
    Written by Karen Rigby
    Read by Julie Carter
    Published on July 21, 2008
  28. Middles of Deserts
    Written by Amy MacLennan
    Read by Erica Dawson
    Published on July 29, 2008
  29. The Gift
    Written by Lola Haskins
    Read by Juliana Gray
    Published on August 5, 2008
  30. Matilda Stays Up Late With No Questions to Ask
    Written by Farrah Field
    Read by Brad Leithauser
    Published on August 12, 2008
  31. The Hotel Devotion
    Written by Sandra Beasley
    Read by Katrina Vandenberg
    Published on August 19, 2008
  32. A kind of elegance to the attachments
    Written by Bob Hicok
    Read by Eric McHenry
    Published on August 26, 2008
  33. barbershop talc
    Written by D.A. Powell
    Read by Greg Williamson
    Published on September 2, 2008
  34. The Avalanche Club
    Written by Heather Christle
    Read by Eric McHenry
    Published on September 9, 2008
  35. Mother’s Day
    Written by Dorianne Laux
    Read by Andrew Hudgins
    Published on September 16, 2008
  36. Halley’s Comet
    Written by Trent Nutting
    Read by Steve Mueske
    Published on September 23, 2008
  37. Gray Sisters to Perseus
    Written by Lori Lamothe
    Read by Michael Robins
    Published on September 30, 2008
  38. Third Hand Tale: West Virginia
    Written by James Cervantes
    Read by Lori Lamothe
    Published on October 7, 2008
  39. At the Border Between the States
    Written by Seth Abramson
    Read by Greg Williamson
    Published on October 14, 2008
  40. Testimony
    Written by Emma Bolden
    Read by Abraham Smith
    Published on October 21, 2008
  41. Chryssoie
    Written by Maureen Alsop
    Read by Adam Clay
    Published on October 27, 2008
  42. Honor Thy
    Written by Sandy Longhorn
    Read by Maureen Alsop
    Published on November 4, 2008
  43. Jacob’s Dream
    Written by Adam Tessier
    Read by Ralph Adamo
    Published on November 11, 2008
  44. The Last Holdout
    Written by Alison Pelegrin
    Read by Tony Tost
    Published on November 18, 2008
  45. Ghazal with Heavenly Bodies
    Written by Sarah J. Sloat
    Read by Lori Lamothe
    Published on November 25, 2008
  46. Mommy
    Written by Megan Collins
    Read by Jennifer Jabaily
    Published on December 2, 2008
  47. Robertson Boulevard Onramp
    Written by Michelle Bitting
    Read by Tobias Wray
    Published on December 9, 2008
  48. Unlisted
    Written by Adam O. Davis
    Read by Mary Angelino
    Published on December 16, 2008
  49. A Tongue in a Mouth of Teeth is a Powerful Muscle
    Written by S. Whitney Holmes
    Read by Jeff Simpson
    Published on December 23, 2008
  50. Evaporation
    Written by Brent Goodman
    Read by Lori Lamothe
    Published on December 30, 2008
  51. Falling
    Written by Traci Brimhall
    Read by Jeff Simpson
    Published on January 6, 2009
  52. Head First
    Written by Kristine Ong Muslim
    Read by Erika Seay
    Published on January 13, 2009
  53. Rube Goldberg Draws the Human Heart
    Written by M.C. Allan
    Read by Chris Wong
    Published on January 20, 2009
  54. Sonatine
    Written by Chad Temples
    Read by Louise Mathias
    Published on January 27, 2009
  55. Renaming Wonder
    Written by Sally Ashton
    Read by Doug Van Gundy
    Published on February 3, 2009
  56. Dear Atamasco Lily
    Written by Susan Meyers
    Read by Steven D. Schroeder
    Published on February 10, 2009
  57. Mother’s Day Omen
    Written by Michelle Bitting
    Read by Daniel Nester
    Published on February 17, 2009
  58. Rape of Myself
    Written by Seth Abramson
    Read by Brent Goodman
    Published on February 24, 2009
  59. Fire on the Mount
    Written by Kerry Krouse
    Read by Daniel Nester
    Published on March 3, 2009
  60. Argument From Design
    Written by T.R. Hummer
    Read by Geoffrey Brock
    Published on March 10, 2009
  61. More Matter, Less Art
    Written by Gibson Fay-LeBlanc
    Read by Deborah Ager
    Published on March 17, 2009
  62. 1920: In Duluth, Minnesota
    Written by T.J. Jarrett
    Read by Michael Heffernan
    Published on March 24, 2009
  63. Past Perfect
    Written by Christina Olson
    Read by Jacob Shores-Argüello
    Published on March 31, 2009
  64. Caddyshackesque
    Written by Daniel Nester
    Read by Shin Yu Pai
    Published on April 7, 2009
  65. Cadaver Dog
    Written by Seth Abramson
    Read by K.C. Trommer
    Published on April 14, 2009
  66. A meeting of estrangements
    Written by Bob Hicok
    Read by Nate Pritts
    Published on April 21, 2009
  67. Self Portrait Descending Slowly into the Atlantic Ocean
    Written by Oliver delaPaz
    Read by Davis McCombs
    Published on April 28, 2009
  68. Climbing the Air
    Written by Leslie St. John
    Read by Nic Sebastian
    Published on May 5, 2009
  69. Somewhere South of Miles City
    Written by Joe Wilkins
    Read by Rachel Mallino
    Published on May 12, 2009
  70. In the Town Called Allegory
    Written by Jeffrey Thomson
    Read by Brett Harrington
    Published on May 19, 2009
  71. At Ruann’s, Having Tea with the Future
    Written by Sally Molini
    Read by April Christiansen
    Published on May 26, 2009
  72. I Slept Last Night
    Written by Jen Currin
    Read by Matthew Nienow
    Published on June 2, 2009
  73. Courage and Horror Stand Side by Side
    Written by Katrina Vandenberg
    Read by Steve Mueske
    Published on June 9, 2009
  74. Shack & Creek
    Written by Carolyn Guinzio
    Read by David Sanders
    Published on June 16, 2009
  75. The Painter’s Wife
    Written by Tania Pryputniewicz
    Read by Jehanne Dubrow
    Published on June 23, 2009
  76. Errata
    Written by Lisa Fay Coutley
    Read by Moira Egan
    Published on June 30, 2009
  77. If There’s Nothing You Need
    Written by Adam Houle
    Read by Christine Casson
    Published on July 7, 2009
  78. Double Abecedarian: My Life as a Double Agent
    Written by Steve Mueske
    Read by Kimberly Quiogue Andrews
    Published on July 14, 2009
  79. Gospel According to Garth
    Written by Casey Thayer
    Read by Adam Tessier
    Published on July 21, 2009
  80. Some Unsettling Connections
    Written by Kimberly Quiogue Andrews
    Read by Oliver delaPaz
    Published on July 28, 2009
  81. The Liturgy of the Gym
    Written by Kerry Krouse
    Read by Johnathon Williams
    Published on August 4, 2009
  82. The Trick with the Stick
    Written by Matthew Thorburn
    Read by Jessy Randall
    Published on August 11, 2009
  83. Dear Happenstance
    Written by Susan Meyers
    Read by Josh Brown
    Published on August 18, 2009
  84. Madrigal
    Written by John Campbell
    Read by Michael Shewmaker
    Published on August 25, 2009
  85. Learn to Sing by Singing
    Written by Arra Lynn Ross
    Read by Taylor Mali
    Published on September 1, 2009
  86. Death by Precipitation
    Written by Patricia Lockwood
    Read by Corrie Williamson
    Published on September 8, 2009
  87. Eastern Bloc
    Written by Jehanne Dubrow
    Read by Rachel Mallino
    Published on September 15, 2009
  88. Nocturne with Snowstorm and Power Outage
    Written by Keith Montesano
    Read by Stacey Lynn Brown
    Published on September 22, 2009
  89. Devotion: Hawk
    Written by Dennis Hinrichsen
    Read by Stacy Kidd
    Published on September 29, 2009
  90. unnamable force in reserve
    Written by Amy McNamara
    Read by Steven D. Schroeder
    Published on October 6, 2009
  91. Asterism (Visitor Center)
    Written by Ali Shapiro
    Read by Ernest Hilbert
    Published on October 13, 2009
  92. Enter the Dragon
    Written by C. Dale Young
    Read by Geoffrey Brock
    Published on October 20, 2009
  93. Lost Eyes or The Lost Art of Transcription
    Written by Lesley Jenike
    Read by Randy Prunty
    Published on October 27, 2009
  94. Training
    Written by Sarah J. Sloat
    Read by Aran Donovan
    Published on November 3, 2009
  95. The Golden Age
    Written by Piotr Gwiazda
    Read by Brian Spears
    Published on November 10, 2009
  96. Figure and Motion
    Written by Andrew Goodspeed
    Read by Ashley McHugh
    Published on November 17, 2009
  97. Moravia
    Written by Nick McRae
    Read by Amy Letter
    Published on November 24, 2009
  98. The Son of Man
    Written by Sarah Kathryn Moore
    Read by Katie Nichol
    Published on December 1, 2009
  99. Alice in the Looking Glass
    Written by A.E. Stallings
    Read by Ernest Hilbert
    Published on December 8, 2009
  100. James Bond Suite
    Written by Amit Majmudar
    Read by Amy Watkins
    Published on December 15, 2009
  101. Encomium: Highway 49 South
    Written by Joe Wilkins
    Read by Matthew Henriksen
    Published on December 22, 2009
  102. Little Red Car
    Written by Michelle Bitting
    Read by Brian Spears
    Published on December 29, 2009
  103. Persephone
    Written by Andrea Scarpino
    Read by Matthew Thorburn
    Published on January 5, 2010
  104. A Crossing
    Written by George David Clark
    Read by Sandy Longhorn
    Published on January 12, 2010
  105. Riverfront Park, Marysville, CA
    Written by D.A. Powell
    Read by Michelle A. Ladwig
    Published on January 19, 2010
  106. Record Cold, 1962
    Written by Brandon Courtney
    Read by Nathan McClain
    Published on January 26, 2010
  107. Wild Turkeys
    Written by John Foy
    Read by Hannah Craig
    Published on February 2, 2010
  108. Sermon to the Minister
    Written by Hannah Craig
    Read by Bill Neumire
    Published on February 9, 2010
  109. Sestina for Your Dead Heart
    Written by Gregory Sherl
    Read by Kimberly Quiogue Andrews
    Published on February 16, 2010
  110. While You Were Out
    Written by Ernest Hilbert
    Read by X.J. Kennedy
    Published on February 23, 2010
  111. To Sibyl
    Written by Amit Majmudar
    Read by Mia
    Published on March 2, 2010
  112. Cardio
    Written by Adam Tessier
    Read by Sarah Blake
    Published on March 9, 2010
  113. The Oklahoma
    Written by Sid Miller
    Read by Gregory Sherl
    Published on March 16, 2010
  114. Sussing Out
    Written by Will Schutt
    Read by Jacques J. Rancourt
    Published on March 23, 2010
  115. Song
    Written by Jacques J. Rancourt
    Read by Will Schutt
    Published on March 30, 2010
  116. [Carpenter Bees]
    Written by Jeff Mock
    Read by Chloe' Yelena Miller
    Published on April 6, 2010
  117. A Meditation in Tweets
    Written by Kimberly Grey
    Read by Mary Angelino
    Published on April 13, 2010
  118. Heaven As Nothing but Distance
    Written by Joshua Robbins
    Read by Sandy Longhorn
    Published on April 20, 2010
  119. Letter to M
    Written by Susan Rich
    Read by David Shattuck
    Published on April 27, 2010
  120. Robinson Sends a Letter to Someone
    Written by Kathleen Rooney
    Read by Justin Runge
    Published on May 4, 2010
  121. What Stars
    Written by Justin Runge
    Read by Matthew Nienow
    Published on May 11, 2010
  122. An Old Curiosity
    Written by Matthew Nienow
    Read by Bethany Tyler Lee
    Published on May 18, 2010
  123. Radiance
    Written by Alex Dimitrov
    Read by D.A. Powell
    Published on May 24, 2010
  124. Salina, Kansas
    Written by Trey Moody
    Read by Nathan McClain
    Published on June 1, 2010
  125. Transmission from the Rogue Astronaut
    Written by George David Clark
    Read by Rebecca Howell
    Published on June 8, 2010
  126. Anatomy of a Disaster
    Written by Ronda Broatch
    Read by Trey Moody
    Published on June 15, 2010
  127. Naming Goodbye
    Written by Stephanie Rogers
    Read by Wendy Skinner
    Published on June 22, 2010
  128. Self-Portrait with Spoiler Alerts
    Written by Aaron Anstett
    Read by Bethany Tyler Lee
    Published on June 29, 2010
  129. Jeepney to Anini-y
    Written by John Schellhase
    Read by Mia
    Published on July 6, 2010
  130. Steps to Remove Limitations
    Written by G.C. Waldrep
    Read by Anthony Farrington
    Published on July 13, 2010
  131. Icarus in the Cockpit
    Written by Dan Pinkerton
    Read by Brian Spears
    Published on July 20, 2010
  132. Accident
    Written by Adam Day
    Read by Jennifer Jabaily Blackburn
    Published on July 27, 2010
  133. Here with the Doctor
    Written by A. Loudermilk
    Read by Bethany Tyler Lee
    Published on August 3, 2010
  134. Leviathan
    Written by Joe Wilkins
    Read by Aaron Anstett
    Published on August 10, 2010
  135. Post Chemo: Meeting a Realtor
    Written by Catherine Esposito Prescott
    Read by Andrew Kozma
    Published on August 17, 2010
  136. Mistletoe
    Written by Ida Stewart
    Read by Corrie Williamson
    Published on August 24, 2010
  137. Throwdown
    Written by Josh Kalscheur
    Read by David Shattuck
    Published on August 31, 2010
  138. She Buys Old Furniture
    Written by Reagan Lothes
    Read by Daniel Westover
    Published on September 7, 2010
  139. In the Flesh
    Written by Amit Majmudar
    Read by Dan O'Brien
    Published on September 14, 2010
  140. Tuesday Night at the Illinois State Fair
    Written by Brittany Cavallaro
    Read by Sandra Beasley
    Published on September 21, 2010
  141. Parole
    Written by Ryan J. Browne
    Read by Hannah Craig
    Published on September 28, 2010
  142. Barn
    Written by Amorak Huey
    Read by Alexandra Teague
    Published on October 5, 2010
  143. Games
    Written by Nancy Reddy
    Read by Jennifer Jabaily Blackburn
    Published on October 12, 2010
  144. Isaac, After Mount Moriah
    Written by Saeed Jones
    Read by Katie Manning
    Published on October 19, 2010
  145. To the Last Taxonomist
    Written by Michael Francis Rutherglen
    Read by Melissa Dickson Blackburn
    Published on October 26, 2010
  146. Anniversary
    Written by Evan Klavon
    Read by Kerry Krouse
    Published on November 2, 2010
  147. Scrupulosity
    Written by Dan O'Brien
    Read by Gabrielle Calvocoressi
    Published on November 9, 2010
  148. Aboriginal
    Written by Willie Lin
    Read by Oliver de la Paz
    Published on November 16, 2010
  149. When I Think of the End of the World Now
    Written by James Crews
    Read by Steve Kronen
    Published on November 23, 2010
  150. Modern Sentences
    Written by Kimberly Grey
    Read by Johnathon Williams
    Published on November 30, 2010
  151. Comforting Philomela
    Written by Joanna Pearson
    Read by Keith Leonard
    Published on December 7, 2010
  152. Inheritance
    Written by Jim Tolan
    Read by Aran Donovan
    Published on December 14, 2010
  153. Leeches
    Written by M.C. Allan
    Read by Matt Henriksen
    Published on December 21, 2010
  154. Our Lady of the Electrical Substation
    Written by Jeffrey Schultz
    Read by Joshua Robbins
    Published on December 28, 2010
  155. Two Funerals
    Written by Maryann Corbett
    Read by Brandon Courtney
    Published on January 4, 2011
  156. Don’t Buck Love
    Written by Scott Withiam
    Read by Kimberly Grey
    Published on January 11, 2011
  157. The Open House
    Written by Matthew Smith
    Read by Lauren Camp
    Published on January 18, 2011
  158. First Memory
    Written by Ani Gjika
    Read by Jason Gray
    Published on January 25, 2011
  159. Mission School, 1922: What She Remembered
    Written by Joe Wilkins
    Read by Phil Keeling
    Published on February 1, 2011
  160. To Failure:
    Written by Christopher Ankney
    Read by Dave Bonta
    Published on February 8, 2011
  161. Why We No Longer Commute
    Written by Christopher Salerno
    Read by Rose Hunter
    Published on February 15, 2011
  162. Lake Ouachita, Late Summer
    Written by Corinna McClanahan Schroeder
    Read by George David Clark
    Published on February 22, 2011
  163. Flood Song
    Written by Michael Marberry
    Read by Ashley Anna McHugh
    Published on March 1, 2011
  164. Vanitas
    Written by Richie Hofmann
    Read by Jon Tribble
    Published on March 8, 2011
  165. Virginity
    Written by Katrina Vandenberg
    Read by T.R. Hummer
    Published on March 15, 2011
  166. New Age
    Written by J. P. Dancing Bear
    Read by Lisa Fay Coutley
    Published on March 22, 2011
  167. To the Heart
    Written by Bertha Rogers
    Read by Sandy Longhorn
    Published on March 29, 2011
  168. Rossiter
    Written by Louisa Diodato
    Read by Seth Abramson
    Published on April 5, 2011
  169. The Smoke
    Written by Bruce Snider
    Read by Van K. Brock
    Published on April 12, 2011
  170. Janis Joplin’s Eulogy to the Graduating Class of Thomas Jefferson High in Port Arthur, Texas, 1960
    Written by Chris Haven
    Read by Mia
    Published on April 19, 2011
  171. Supposed To
    Written by Jim Tolan
    Read by Johnathon Williams
    Published on April 26, 2011
  172. Missive (2)
    Written by Brittany Perham
    Read by Rodney Wilhite
    Published on May 3, 2011
  173. Deer Bones
    Written by Kai Carlson-Wee
    Read by Matthew Nienow
    Published on May 10, 2011
  174. To the Meerkat
    Written by Sarah Giragosian
    Read by J.P. Dancing Bear
    Published on May 17, 2011
  175. Notebook: Early Pastoral
    Written by Amanda Auchter
    Read by Alison Pelegrin
    Published on May 24, 2011
  176. Black Guitar
    Written by Michelle Bitting
    Read by Bruce Bond
    Published on May 31, 2011
  177. My Mother’s Closet
    Written by Bruce Bond
    Read by Hannah Craig
    Published on June 7, 2011
  178. The Modified B Plan
    Written by Adam Ford
    Read by Katy Henriksen
    Published on June 14, 2011
  179. First Gentile
    Written by Rachel Mennies
    Read by Nathan McClain
    Published on June 21, 2011
  180. Allegory of the Planetarium
    Written by Stephen Harvey
    Read by Maryann Corbett
    Published on June 28, 2011
  181. Months after the Mt. Cashmere Wildfire, with Meteors
    Written by Luke Johnson
    Read by Lisa Fay Coutley
    Published on July 5, 2011
  182. The Bat
    Written by Marie Gauthier
    Read by Randall Mann
    Published on July 12, 2011
  183. The Sirens
    Written by Joshua Gottlieb-Miller
    Read by Nicholas Claro
    Published on July 19, 2011
  184. The Man With a Shirt of Fire
    Written by Charles Rafferty
    Read by Ada Limón
    Published on July 26, 2011
  185. Old Icarus
    Written by Colin Pope
    Read by Bethany Tyler Lee
    Published on August 2, 2011
  186. Willow Creek
    Written by John Savoie
    Read by Traci Brimhall
    Published on August 9, 2011
  187. Triolet for a Bad Obsession
    Written by Peter Kline
    Read by Danielle Sellers
    Published on August 16, 2011
  188. In Case of Emergency Open Your Eyes
    Written by Wendy Xu
    Read by Luke Johnson
    Published on August 23, 2011
  189. The Diary of Capt. John W. Froude ca. 1891
    Written by Matthew Battles
    Read by Laura-Eve Engel
    Published on August 30, 2011
  190. The Colossus
    Written by Traci Brimhall
    Read by Sandra Beasley
    Published on September 6, 2011
  191. Police Report
    Written by Hannah Craig
    Read by David Welch
    Published on September 13, 2011
  192. Ubi Sunt for the Dry Hump
    Written by Patrick Whitfill
    Read by Rachel Mennies
    Published on September 20, 2011
  193. The Philosophy of Space-Age Plastics
    Written by Andrew Kozma
    Read by Jennifer Abbott
    Published on September 27, 2011
  194. Photograph of Hilma Burt’s Mirrored Ballroom, 1907
    Written by Amanda Auchter
    Read by Matthew Nienow
    Published on October 4, 2011
  195. Bad Daytime Movies
    Written by Oliver de la Paz
    Read by Sandy Longhorn
    Published on October 11, 2011
  196. [Though there's no boat the rain]
    Written by Simon Perchik
    Read by Adam Day
    Published on October 18, 2011
  197. To the Pig in a Bumblebee Costume
    Written by Rachel Bunting
    Read by Alison Pelegrin
    Published on October 25, 2011
  198. Too Poetic
    Written by Susan Browne
    Read by Anna M. Evans
    Published on November 1, 2011
  199. Telegram
    Written by Amy MacLennan
    Read by Carolyn Guinzio
    Published on November 8, 2011
  200. First Station
    Written by Alice Bolin
    Read by Christeene Alcosiba
    Published on November 15, 2011
  201. This Friday
    Written by Susan Browne
    Read by Jack Heflin
    Published on November 22, 2011
  202. Schnauzer
    Written by David Yezzi
    Read by Aran Donovan
    Published on November 30, 2011
  203. The Secret of Rivers
    Written by John Poch
    Read by Kimberly Grey
    Published on December 14, 2011
  204. To Hamnet Shakespeare
    Written by Austin Allen
    Read by Angela Vogel
    Published on December 20, 2011
  205. The Author as Man Who Watches the Funeral Procession of Cocooned Bodies from His Second Story Apartment Window in Killer Klowns from Outer Space
    Written by Keith Montesano
    Read by Carolyn Guinzio
    Published on December 27, 2011
  206. Digging In
    Written by Donna Vorreyer
    Read by Natalie Giarratano
    Published on January 3, 2012
  207. The Mail Order Bride Attempts a Letter Home
    Written by Molly Spencer
    Read by Sandra Beasley
    Published on January 10, 2012
  208. On Turning Thirty-One
    Written by Gary L. McDowell
    Read by Toby Altman
    Published on January 17, 2012
  209. Jahrzeit
    Written by Bruce Bond
    Read by Brian Spears
    Published on January 24, 2012
  210. Evening News
    Written by Chloe Honum
    Read by Laura-Eve Engel
    Published on February 2, 2012
  211. Book of Hours Ghazal
    Written by Sarah J. Sloat
    Read by Sally Rosen Kindred
    Published on February 7, 2012
  212. In the Gardening Section of Home Depot
    Written by Nathan McClain
    Read by Brittany Willis
    Published on February 14, 2012
  213. Ode to Joy
    Written by D.A. Powell
    Read by Alex Dimitrov
    Published on February 21, 2012
  214. Self Portrait as Blizzard
    Written by Jennifer Yeatts
    Read by Brent Goodman
    Published on February 28, 2012
  215. Shipwreck
    Written by Michelle Chan Brown
    Read by Stephanie Rogers
    Published on March 6, 2012
  216. The Bargaining Bed
    Written by Austin Allen
    Read by Angela Veronica Wong
    Published on March 13, 2012
  217. Two Bulls Fighting
    Written by Rosanna Oh
    Read by Diana Khoi Nguyen
    Published on March 20, 2012
  218. Benito Mussolini’s School for Violin-Making
    Written by Sarah Crossland
    Read by Tory Adkisson
    Published on March 27, 2012
  219. Metaphysical
    Written by Michael McManus
    Read by Martin Cockroft
    Published on April 3, 2012
  220. Inspection
    Written by Anna Lowe Weber
    Read by Michael Mlekoday
    Published on April 9, 2012
  221. Reverie
    Written by Kimberly Grey
    Read by Gary McDowell
    Published on April 17, 2012
  222. Complaint of the Phoenix
    Written by Charles Jensen
    Read by Jon Tribble
    Published on April 24, 2012
  223. Artifact
    Written by Frannie Lindsay
    Read by Brian Simoneau
    Published on May 1, 2012
  224. Night Arrival
    Written by Bruce Bond
    Read by Nick McRae
    Published on May 8, 2012
  225. Self-Portrait with Bullet Speeding Toward My Skull
    Written by Nick McRae
    Read by Kyle McCord
    Published on May 15, 2012
  226. Youth Retreat
    Written by Matt Sumpter
    Read by Geoffrey Brock
    Published on May 23, 2012
  227. Homophone
    Written by Tory Adkisson
    Read by Brittany Cavallaro
    Published on May 29, 2012
  228. Dirge with Cutlery and Furs
    Written by Sally Wen Mao
    Read by George David Clark
    Published on June 5, 2012
  229. Uncut
    Written by Austin MacRae
    Read by David Shattuck
    Published on June 14, 2012
  230. Bumper Crop
    Written by Rachel Mennies
    Read by Justin Evans
    Published on June 19, 2012
  231. Fevers of a Minor Fire
    Written by Sandy Longhorn
    Read by Sandra Beasley
    Published on June 26, 2012
  232. No Ararat
    Written by Rickey Laurentiis
    Read by Alison Pelegrin
    Published on July 3, 2012
  233. Baptism
    Written by Dennis Hinrichsen
    Read by Chelsea Woodard
    Published on July 10, 2012
  234. War Mask
    Written by Ansel Elkins
    Read by Brent Newsom
    Published on July 17, 2012
  235. The Mail Order Bride Abides
    Written by Molly Spencer
    Read by Emilia Phillips
    Published on July 24, 2012
  236. Any Ordinary Hell
    Written by Brittany Cavallaro
    Read by Lea Marshall
    Published on August 1, 2012
  237. Bruegel
    Written by Paul Carroll
    Read by Ty Kessinger
    Published on August 7, 2012
  238. Father is the Factory
    Written by Bill Neumire
    Read by Lea Marshall
    Published on August 14, 2012
  239. Home Wrecker
    Written by Ocean Vuong
    Read by Lisa Rosinsky
    Published on August 21, 2012
  240. Where Voices Come From
    Written by Ted Meyer
    Read by Ashley McWaters
    Published on August 30, 2012
  241. My Son Asks
    Written by Sally Rosen Kindred
    Read by Johnathon Williams
    Published on September 13, 2012
  242. Whitman at Armory Square
    Written by M.C. Allan
    Read by Jason McCall
    Published on September 18, 2012
  243. Absence
    Written by Joe Wilkins
    Read by Gary L. McDowell
    Published on September 25, 2012
  244. [When a man loves a woman, he is asked: Soup or salad]
    Written by Kyle McCord
    Read by Joshua Robbins
    Published on October 2, 2012
  245. When I Wrote It Down, I Wrote It Down Dirty
    Written by Jameson Fitzpatrick
    Read by Alex Dimitrov
    Published on October 9, 2012
  246. Snow Day
    Written by Lauren Camp
    Read by Lea Marshall
    Published on October 16, 2012
  247. Conditional Dreaming
    Written by Kimberly Grey
    Read by Meghan Privitello
    Published on October 24, 2012
  248. Chronic Fatigue And Immune Dysfunction Syndrome
    Written by Gary L. McDowell
    Read by Jeff Newberry
    Published on October 30, 2012
  249. Poem Addressed to Prayer
    Written by Alex Chertok
    Read by Mary Biddinger
    Published on November 6, 2012
  250. When I Cannot Sleep–Day Six–a Letter
    Written by Justin Boening
    Read by Seth Abramson
    Published on November 15, 2012
  251. The Centurion Divulges More
    Written by John Fenlon Hogan
    Read by Ken Taylor
    Published on November 21, 2012
  252. Unfurling
    Written by Angela Voras-Hills
    Read by David Welch
    Published on December 4, 2012
  253. Aquaman Thinks of His Youth
    Written by Casey Thayer
    Read by Matthew Guenette
    Published on December 11, 2012
  254. Hymnal
    Written by Hafizah Geter
    Read by Ruth Williams
    Published on December 18, 2012
  255. Stratum (Entente)
    Written by Emilia Phillips
    Read by Patty Paine
    Published on December 26, 2012
  256. This Could All Be Yours
    Written by Meghan Privitello
    Read by Kimberly Grey
    Published on January 10, 2013
  257. Phaeton
    Written by Christopher Lee Miles
    Read by Cynthia Atkins
    Published on January 15, 2013
  258. Epithalamium
    Written by Lisa Hiton
    Read by John Myers
    Published on January 22, 2013
  259. Dream With Water Beneath The Floorboards
    Written by Kara van de Graaf
    Read by Ada Limón
    Published on January 29, 2013
  260. Off the Grid
    Written by John Poch
    Read by Kara van de Graaf
    Published on February 12, 2013
  261. Because
    Written by Michelle Bitting
    Read by Sara Nicholson
    Published on February 19, 2013
  262. Conversation with the Stone Wife
    Written by Natalie Eilbert
    Read by Michael Marberry
    Published on February 26, 2013
  263. Self-Portrait as Frida Kahlo
    Written by Shelley Wong
    Read by Christopher Eaton
    Published on March 5, 2013
  264. Prairie Song with Jack Palance
    Written by Jay Deshpande
    Read by Eireann Lorsung
    Published on March 12, 2013
  265. The Poet Hears the Voice of the War Reporter
    Written by Dan O'Brien
    Read by Kelli Russell Agodon
    Published on March 21, 2013
  266. The Perfectionist
    Written by Bruce Bond
    Read by M.E. Hope
    Published on March 26, 2013
  267. This Body of Water Is Not Meant to Move
    Written by Jane Wong
    Read by Matthew Minicucci
    Published on April 3, 2013
  268. Elegy for an Approaching End
    Written by Erin L. Miller
    Read by Barbara Barg
    Published on April 9, 2013
  269. Little Seismic
    Written by Rebekah Remington
    Read by Michael Shewmaker
    Published on April 24, 2013
  270. Central Anatolia
    Written by Lea Marshall
    Read by Johnathon Williams
    Published on May 15, 2013
  271. A Conservatory for Wolves
    Written by Abigail Perkins Browning
    Read by Brandon Courtney
    Published on May 21, 2013
  272. Discharge
    Written by Andrew Nance
    Read by Tory Adkisson
    Published on May 28, 2013
  273. Universal Principles
    Written by Stephanie Cawley
    Read by Phillip Williams
    Published on June 4, 2013
  274. Toward You
    Written by Corinna Rosendahl
    Read by Henry Finch
    Published on June 18, 2013
  275. Two Poems
    Written by Corey Van Landingham
    Read by Johnathon Williams
    Published on October 22, 2013
  276. In the Room Where We Are Human
    Written by Rebecca Hazelton
    Read by Jeffrey Morgan
    Published on May 6, 2014
  277. Muse
    Written by Aran Donovan
    Read by Nicholas Claro
    Published on May 13, 2014
  278. I Don’t Believe in Ghosts
    Written by Bill Neumire
    Read by Heather Christle
    Published on May 20, 2014
  279. 52 Hertz
    Written by Corrie Williamson
    Read by Joshua Camp Brown
    Published on May 27, 2014
  280. What the Death of the Phone Booth Means to Me
    Written by Jeffrey Morgan
    Read by Brandon Courtney
    Published on June 3, 2014
  281. My Amaryllis
    Written by Martha Silano
    Read by James Everett
    Published on June 10, 2014
  282. Governor of the Incurables
    Written by Taryn Schwilling
    Read by John Poch
    Published on June 17, 2014
  283. Eddie Vedder
    Written by Noah Siela
    Read by Bess Whitby
    Published on June 24, 2014
  284. How Many Which Other
    Written by Shane McCrae
    Read by Martin Corliss-Smith
    Published on July 1, 2014
  285. Liquid Italy
    Written by John Poch
    Read by Geoffrey Brock
    Published on July 8, 2014
  286. Rondel With Moles And Mountain
    Written by Paul Nemser
    Read by Joshua Robbins
    Published on July 15, 2014
  287. Ready Regret
    Written by Lisa Olstein
    Read by Katrina Vandenberg
    Published on July 22, 2014
  288. Water Burial
    Written by Bruce Bond
    Read by Lisa Olstein
    Published on July 29, 2014
  289. Clausen’s Dog
    Written by Anders Carlson-Wee
    Read by Mary Angelino
    Published on August 5, 2014
  290. The Morning of Your 35th Birthday
    Written by Jenny Sadre-Orafai
    Read by Dan O'Brien
    Published on August 12, 2014
  291. Apologia Litania
    Written by John Fenlon Hogan
    Read by Carolina Ebeid
    Published on August 19, 2014
  292. It was the Nightingale and not the Lark
    Written by Sophie Klahr
    Read by Trista Edwards
    Published on August 26, 2014
  293. Only You, My Husband as Smokey the Bear
    Written by Lauren Jensen
    Read by Jenny Sadre-Orafai
    Published on September 2, 2014
  294. Ghost in the Machine
    Written by Brett Elizabeth Jenkins
    Read by Michelle Bitting
    Published on September 9, 2014
  295. Letter to Body Made Water
    Written by Carly Joy Miller
    Read by Sandy Longhorn
    Published on September 16, 2014

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