Recent Poetry

Shadowskin

by Shveta Thakrar

25 May 2015

This girl knew once-upon-a-times like / The savory pasta that supplanted / Her grandmother's spicy lentils and rice

Podcast: May Poetry

by Kailee Marie Pedersen, Deepthi Gopal, Jenny Blackford, and Shveta Thakrar, read by Ania Hornowski, Julia Rios, Ciro Faienza, and Shveta Thakrar

25 May 2015

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents poetry from the May issues.

Ghost Irises

by Jenny Blackford

18 May 2015

White irises float on the darkening air / like ghosts of sturdier flowers

Not With Flowers

by Deepthi Gopal

11 May 2015

I write this to you in defence of the green growing things / I write this to you to fill the spaces you left in your wake

Archived Poetry

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