TWEER by Hiram Larew

TWEER by Hiram Larew

Engagement. Resistance. Witness. Lately, poets have been getting out of their own small confessional towns. In “A Haunting,” Patricia Spears Jones imagines, or carves up, a president deranged by the ghost of John McCain. The president puts wax in his ear so he can’t...
Love Story

Love Story

Love Story He orders a second drink. I argue with him until he promises he’ll sip it slow. At the bar I say, Let’s get some food in our stomachs. And when the bartender is busy he goes off—Hey scumbag, do your job. The show is starting. The lights go dark in the small...
Ornaments

Ornaments

David Daniel’s Ornaments was just released from the Pitt Poetry Series and we asked him to make a Spotify playlist. David well knows a slide from a stride. For ten years he created and produced WAMFEST: The Words and Music Festival, bringing together poets...