Community No. 50

RC DEWINTER

RC deWinter’s poetry is anthologized in New York City Haiku (NY Times, 2017), Uno: A Poetry Anthology (Verian Thomas, 2002), in print in 2River View, Meat For Tea: The Valley Review, Pink Panther Magazine, Down in the Dirt, Scarlet Leaf Review, Genre Urban Arts and in numerous online literary journals.

Title: Being a Bishop

First Line(s):

yesterday
having discovered late in the game
i am no queen
only a pretender to the throne
i hocked my crown

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Genre: Poetry
Publication Date: May 3, 2019
Journal: Panoply, A Literary Zine

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Title: mincemeat
First Line(s):

so many things I want to say
to tell you
to explain

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Genre: Poetry
Publication Date: November 1, 2019
Journal: Cordite Poetry Review


SUMMER J. HART

Summer J. Hart is an interdisciplinary artist from Maine, living in the Hudson Valley, New York. Her written and visual narratives are influenced by folklore, superstition, divination, and forgotten territories reclaimed by nature. Her poetry appears in Northern New England Review, Volume 39 and her mixed-media installations have been featured in galleries including Pen + Brush, NYC, Gitana Rosa Gallery at Paterson Art Factory, Paterson, NJ, and LeMieux Galleries, New Orleans, LA. She is a member of the Listuguj Mi’gmaq First Nation.

Title: 44°41’00.3” N, 68°36’20.3” W
First Line(s):

Corn is a typewriter. Seeds are for spitting off the porch when no one is looking.

Breakfast is cinnamon Pop-Tarts, but she only eats the corners.

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Genre: Poetry
Publication Date: August 1, 2019
Journal: Northern New England Review

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Title: Red Bird, Red Bird
First Line(s):

We practice cartwheels on the lawn.

Bright red summer birds pluck insects out of the air.

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Genre: Poetry
Publication Date: September 25, 2019
Journal: Third Point Press

 


ANDREW RIHN

In addition to The Pugilist, Andrew Rihn is the author of Revelation: An Apocalypse in Fifty-Eight Fights (Press 53, 2020), a full-length book of prose poems about Mike Tyson. He lives in Canton, OH.

Title: from Revelation: Tyson vs. Benjamin, Tyson vs. Zouski, Tyson vs. Green, Tyson vs. Ribalta
First Line(s):

This world: other-worldly. Already this passion. Life and death and stage direction. Crepuscular rays descend from overhead lights as Mike Tyson slips Benjamin’s jabs, as if lit by cinematographer: a movie set. 

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Genre: Prose
Publication Date: July 2, 2019
Journal: DIAGRAM

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Title: from Revelation: Tyson vs. Frazier, Tyson vs. Thomas, Tyson vs. Botha

First Line(s):

There is, of course, the gritty specter of genealogy, the voices we think we hear, phantom limbs throwing their haunted punches. Clarified in the light of passion, rag doll, we dance and fall and crumble. 


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Genre: Prose
Publication Date: April 25, 2019
Journal: Into the Void

 

 

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