Margot DeSalvo is a college composition instructor and poet. Some of her work can be found in Buddylit Zine, Califragile, and Ghost City Review, among others. She was a featured poet on Sunflower Sutra’s audio podcast.
Title: Court Street
The subway smells like urine and the change of season.
Spring is lurking but unconvincing.
Publication Date: January 2019
Journal: Thimble Press
Title: Napkin Poem #2
In a world of Johnny
Rockets and breakfast
I stand along
Publication Date: October 2018
Karen Henry collaborated with director Herbert Blau and Kraken in writing Elsinore, based on Hamlet, and Crooked Eclipses, based on Shakespeare’s Sonnets. With composer W. Newell Hendricks, she received NEA grants for her librettos for the operas The Cell and Ascona. Co-founder of the Boston Theater Group, she currently performs and writes for Row Twelve Contemporary Music Ensemble. Her poems have been published in Crosswinds and by Zoetic Press on The Literary Whip.
Title: Galveston Blues and Other Poems
Pacing the hard sand of Galveston
two miles to the eastern tip
you thought a sprawling shrimper
was a broken airplane
sinking in the fog-bound distance.
Publication Date: June 12, 2019
Journal: Boomer Lit Mag
VIJAY R. NATHAN
Vijay R. Nathan is a supervising librarian in New York City. He is author of “Escape from Samsara” (2016) and “Celebrity Sadhana, Or How to Meditate with a Hammer”, book 1 of the Paparazzo Poet Meditations. He is also the host of “The Truth to Power Show” on Radio Free Brooklyn which streams LIVE every Monday at 8AM.
Title: Everybody’s Got Something To Hide Except Me and Nietzsche
Friedrich has transversed
the Martian landscape
on a Schwinn to say
“Blah. Blah. Blah.”
Publication Date: February 19, 2019
Journal: Meow Meow Pow Pow Lit
Title: The Lineage Annotations
He begins with cryptic commentaries;
perfunctory shorthand within
the margins of a leather-bound text.
Publication Date: June 1, 2019
Journal: Showbear Family Circus
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