Introduction to Poetry, Issue 77

Introduction to Poetry, Issue 77

Please enjoy the slate of innovative poets kicking off 2021—a year, I pray, will be healthy, and productive for all […]

After the Singularity, the Programmer Goes for a Walk

https://www.abyssapexzine.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/After-the-Singularity.mp3 Stephanie Yue Duhem

After the Singularity, the Programmer Goes for a Walk

 

A hedge of hawthorn scythed by moonlight. Mute […]

Web Breaker

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Lisa Creech Bledsoe

Web Breaker

 

I have decided not to wait.

The sky-blue Commelina blossom lasts only one day. […]

Apnea

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Oliver Smith

Apnea

Your eyes unclosed, star-fractured, gasping from a wild ocean of dark planet-fall // The-slow turn of […]

Blue Planet, 1990

https://www.abyssapexzine.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/Blue-Planet-1990.m4a Elizabeth J. Coleman

Blue Planet, 1990

 

They seem at home in the photo, the two   boys who kiss on […]

Nykken

https://www.abyssapexzine.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/5-Nikoline-Kaiser.mp3 Nikoline Kaiser

Nykken

I have not seen the ocean, I’ve never been to the sea; so, imagine that I, who am devoted, have […]

The Wound Beautiful

https://www.abyssapexzine.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/6-Elizabeth-Kirkpatrick-Vrenios.m4a Elizabeth Kirkpatrick-Vrenios

The Wound Beautiful

  I was born to the coldness of Icelandic stones. Finnish Sisu deep in my veins […]

One day, they say I will fly. But not today

https://www.abyssapexzine.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/One-day-they-say-I-will-fly-by-Babo.mp3 Babo Kamel

One day, they say I will fly. But not today

  I wake under a sky wrapped in violet. The sun […]

The Beasts Are Gods

https://www.abyssapexzine.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/8-Raymond-Rugg.mp3 RK Rugg  

  The Beasts Are Gods

 

Erasure Poem

Baruch 6, the Epistle of Jeremiah

 

You […]

Tweetstorm

https://www.abyssapexzine.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/9-Louis-B.-Rosenberg.mp3 Louis B. Rosenberg

Tweetstorm

 

I saw the best minds of my generation reduced to         hashtags, glassy eyed and necks […]