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some of my favorite poems! click the title to view each poem. very loosely grouped in ways that make sense to me.

see more poems (as long comics) on my tumblr :)

Table of Contents

The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, T.S. Eliot

Hammond B3 Organ Cistern, Gabrielle Calvocoressi

I THINK I AM GOING TO CUT MY HAIR, tumblr user seravph

What You Missed That Day You Were Absent From Fourth Grade, Brad Aaron Modlin

Feeding the Worms, Danusha Lameris

The Light That Shines When Things End, Iain Thomas

Texts Between Angels Trying to Live as Mortals, Keaton St. James

Rural Boys Watch the Apocalypse, Keaton St. James

History Student Falls in Love With Astrophysics Student, Keaton St. James

Jessica Gives Me a Chill Pill, Angie Sijun Lou

Untitled, tumblr user inkskinned

Untitled, tumblr user inkskinned

The Cannibal's Cancion, Gloria Anzaldua

Prayer for Werewolves, Stephanie Burt

Untitled, tumblr user rollercoasterwords

I Saw the Devil in the Cane Fields, Shastra Deo

Little Death, Rachel Galvin

Excerpt from "The Third Hour of the Night," Frank Bidart

Anthem for the Modern Lesbian, Salem M. S.

A Beautiful Creature, Karleen Pendleton Jimenez

Rip Up those Roles, Leanne Franson

Ode to Trucking Company Names that Include "Trans," Dri Chiu Tattersfield

Untitled, tumblr user kimabutch

Untitled, tumblr user assaultmystic

Quote from Harvey Fierstein in "The Celluloid Closet"

Make Out Sonnet, F. Douglas Brown

Excerpt from "You Are Jeff," Richard Siken

Cover Story, Richard Siken

Your Emergency Contact Has Experienced an Emergency, Chen Chen

When I Say Loving Me is Kind of Like Being a Chicago Bulls Fan, Hanif Abdurraqib

Ode to Elliot Smith, Ending in the First Snowfall of 2003, Hanif Abdurraqib


After the Threesome, They Both Take You Home, Sue Hyon Bae

Quote by Olivia Laing

The Orange, Wendy Cope

Oranges, Jean Little

Abundance, Amy Schmidt

Kinder Than Man, Althea Davis

Allowables, Nikki Giovanni

Mercy, Rudy Francisco

Don't Hesitate, Mary Oliver

Wild Geese, Mary Oliver

The Fourth Sign of the Zodiac, Mary Oliver

Sunrise, Louise Gluck

Tweet from Vincent D'Onofrio

Two-Headed Calf, Laura Gilpin

My Cat is Sad, Spencer Madsen

There Was a Cat, Unknown

A comic about a discord message my girlfriend wrote to me at 4:32am on a Saturday, tumblr user photophoros

Kupu Rere Ke, Alice Te Punga Somerville

Fuck Your Lecture on Craft, My People Are Dying, Noor Hindi

The Tongue is the Strongest Muscle, Olga Tokarczuk

Excerpt from "Still Life With Oysters and Lemon," Mark Doty

Artist Bio, Anna Daliza

Turing Test_Love, Franny Choi

For M, Mikko Harvey

The Why Cheap Art Manifesto, Bread & Puppet Glover

Excerpt from "Nothing Personal," James Baldwin

Excerpt from "Return from the Stars," Stanislaw Lem

Earl, Louis Jenkins

Untitled, Unknown

Sharing a Cigarette with Joan of Arc, Dante Emile

Chemotherapy, tumblr user ocdwilson

When I Have Fears That I May Cease to Be, John Keats

Riddle at 29,000 Feet, Tracy Brimhall

A Drink of Water, Jeffrey Harrison

Adjusting to the Light, Miller Williams

Because the Color is Half the Taste, Paige Lewis

Similar Cases, Charlotte Anna Perkins Gilman

Antilamentation, Dorianne Laux

March, Chelsea DesAutels

tuesday, Alex Dimitrov

Vinegar, Sarah Barber

damn girl, tumblr user teomodo