on seeing a beggar in Harvard Yard

by Dominick Knowles Dominick Knowles is a queer poet and Ph.D. student in English at Brandeis University. Their areas of study include modernist literature, Marxist critique, and the poetry of the radical Left. Their essays have appeared in Viewpoint Magazine & Modernism/modernity Print Plus; their poems have appeared in several independent publications.

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“Mother Earth Cries in the Pharmacy Drive-Thru at Walgreens”

by Nikki Wallschlaeger The unfoldment continues. The pills work less and less but she still gives them her name for the system, their valiant system, her phone number, her accumulation of points for consumable goods that will outlast her. Maybe it won’t end the way she thinks it will. There’s a long line ahead of…

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“Monuments of the West”

by Nikki Wallschlaeger First, the official narrative requires official heroes, strong men in service to the Republics. No matter what these men must appear to save the essence right on time. The official narrative was never in any real danger, as someone pointed out, gold as a metal burns at temperatures greater than wood. The…

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“Terrifying Monsters in Major Cities Across America”

by Nomax Jodevaski Dew of the morning breaks air & sun, recalling ice. Forget all that now. Hello. This is not a poem. Don’t draw attention. A telephone number is encoded in the first ten words of this text, each corresponding by their length to each digit. The area code is three two three. The…

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“Five-Point Plan of the Florida Communist Front”

by Nomax Jodevaski 1 I hate chess. I won’t play if you can’t shoot dice at it. I’m no cyborg. Next 2 year at tax time I wanna see their hands move when they audit. Like, at Subway. I am 3 the lepus rex. We cannae die. A congregation (Pentecostal) will have a cache of…

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