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June 2022

Cover Artist: Weshoyot Alvitre

The oldest monthly devoted to verse in the English-speaking world.

  • Courtney Faye Taylor
  • Orlando White
  • Jill Zheng
  • Monica Sok
  • Patricia Jabbeh Wesley
Image description: Shapes of flowers and plants spell out the letters P O E T R Y in a grid format. Each are labeled in handwriting: "California Peony," "Matilija Poppy," "Elderberry," "White Sage," "Wild Cucumber," "Yucca." The background is light brown.
From this Issue
    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine Like a Ping Pong Ball

      By Jill Zheng
      like a 乒 ping 乓 pong ball
         from pillar to post

    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine A Study through Homes

      By Ae Hee Lee

      When people ask where I’m from, where I’m really from, I ready my permutations. My mélange of autumnal streets, my obscure cities, the countries I found built on a mound of papers and tears, the pebble-sized universe occupying my left...

    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine دستخط

      By Fatemeh Shams
      راه می رو م
      رو بھ د ریا، رو بھ کلمات
      فرو میروم، فرو تر
      بشکند این دست کھ نمیخواھد باور کند خط بھ خط شدن ا ز در بھ در شدن
      ھزا ر بار فرساینده تر است.

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