From the Desk of John Sibley Williams: Don’t Assume It’s All True

John Sibley Williams serves as editor of the Inflectionist Review and works as a literary agent. He is the author of four poetry collections, including As One Fire Consumes Another, which won the Orison Poetry Prize; Disinheritance; and Controlled Hallucinations. He lives in Portland, Oregon. He is … Continue reading From the Desk of John Sibley Williams: Don’t Assume It’s All True

From the Desk of Connie Wanek: Rhubarb Rises

The following contribution comes from Connie Wanek, author of Rival Gardens: New and Selected Poems (Nebraska, 2016), in honor of National Poetry Month.   Rhubarb It’s April, your last chance to get the flu. Across the landscape, all that remains healthy is now flexing and sprouting. The first dandelion blooms at the foot of a south-facing wall. A hungry hare, winter-white with an earth-brown shoulder patch, promptly arrives to nibble, its eyes neatly placed on the sides of its head, alert to danger from any direction. The ground is still mostly frozen, but on a warm afternoon in just the right patch … Continue reading From the Desk of Connie Wanek: Rhubarb Rises