When the World Converted to Acronyms: Poetry by Joy Gaines-Friedler

When the World Converted to Acronyms for James Kerr                           Joy Gaines-Friedler teaches Advanced Poetry and Creative Writing for non-profits in the Detroit area, including the Prison...

Robert Carr: Writer & Advocate

"Who Are Your Dead?" Robert Carr Talks to A&U’s Noah Stetzer About His New Poetry Collection, The Unbuttoned Eye “Who are your dead?” Asked and answered in...

Of Prophets and Princes: Poetry by David Lewis-Peart

Of Prophets and Princes

Shades: Poetry by Jim Nawrocki

Originally featured in the January 2010 issue of A&U.   Shades Inspired by the filming of Gus Van Sant’s film Milk, in San Francisco’s Castro district, January, 2008 They...

At the LGBT History Museum in San Francisco…: Poetry by Sean...

Winner of the 2015 Christopher Hewitt Award: Poetry                                             Born and raised in Southern Virginia, the house where Sean Patrick Mulroy grew up was built in...

The Police Arrest Me Restocking ARVs: Poetry by Akpa Arinzechukwu

The Police Arrest Me Restocking ARVs I will never let no man nor God weep for me anymore. Let the pity end where my saliva lands. At night...

Golden Shovel for Arthur Russell: Poetry by Harry Hoy

Golden Shovel for Arthur Russell My cello sits in the corner collecting dust. This could be embarrassing but the fine layer of rosin and mite is invisible...

Reaching Past Silence: Poetry by Joe Babcock

Reaching Past Silence It was the summer we had to be smaller than towns where boys with pretty smiles get their teeth knocked out. To be blood brothers...

Disclosure: Poetry by Brent Calderwood

Disclosure I really did cry over spilt milk. Sobbing at breakfast, napkin in hand, the broken glass, the blue skim slick spread thin as my mother’s money. When I slipped...

“Days of 1993, ’94, and ’95”: Poetry by Benjamin S. Grossberg

Days of 1993, ’94, and ’95                     The Montrose Clinic, Houston Timing; the lag. You couldn’t know....

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