Recent Poetry

The Fantasy of Hans Christian Andersen

by KH van Berkum

8 February 2016

Ariel, belle of the sea, drunk on a bar stool next to me. She grieves, / says she feels suckered, did not sprout the legs / she was promised.

The Hawk-Woman's Prophecy

by Kavitha Rath

1 February 2016

the feathers molt from my shoulders / to reveal red skin, red hair, / raptor turns to rapture


by Kit Hamada

25 January 2016

at the tips of my fingers white flowers bloomed / my hair turned to brambles / my skin to ashy bark

Podcast: January Poetry

by Naru Dames Sundar, Sara Polsky, Margaret Wack, and Kit Hamada, read by Ciro Faienza and Romie Stott

25 January 2016

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Ciro Faienza presents poetry from the January issues.

Archived Poetry

View nearly every poem Strange Horizons has ever published in our Archive, thanks to the kindness of our authors who allow us to keep their material online.