remember when we say “he’s funny” what we mean is “he’s funny for a poet”


When #IfTheyGunnedMeDown Happens in Print: 

Section from the Rolling Stone profile of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of two brothers who committed the Boston Marathon bombings vs section from the New York Times profile of Michael 

If you were wondering about my heart,
it is not generous, but it meets my needs, which are small and petty
and full to the brim with un-lit fireworks.

Sasha Fletcher, “ask me no questions i’ll tell you no lies,” published in Swarm (via bostonpoetryslam)

(Source: -teesa-)

Banango Editions: Flash Reading Period (Women Only)


we’re running a flash reading period for female-identified writers through Tuesday night 8/12, midnight CST. We welcome chapbook manuscripts of up to ~35 pages from women, queer, and non-binary writers.


In Place Podcast: Mark Cugini


As promised, a few from Mark Cugini’s recent set at Eastern Point Lit House. NSFW and LOUD!


10372959_10152868810316102_8255181812851536164_oOur eighth episode of the In Place Podcast features selections from Mark Cugini’s recent set at Eastern Point Lit House in Gloucester, MA. Mark is a long-time friend and we are so…

Here’s a recording of some reading I did. I don’t remember if it was any not-bad and I hate hearing myself, so if you wanna listen to this and tell me how I did, please okc me.