“Trump Nation” by Victoria Buffalino

betrayal: sneaky snake slippery, slow you feel comfort as he wraps his arms around your throat “Let me save you,” he coos as he strangles you you’ll never see it coming (at least, it’ll feel sudden when you’ve spend the whole relationship with your eyes squeezed shut) one day he just strikes (about:) This is…

Victoria Buffalino “magazine model material?”

just particles of skin just articles of clothing hanging from my frame eyes without any glint glossy only in print devastated desolated (un)dead yet this is a love letter, i always find myself crawling back down on my hands & knees for you or because of you, you’ve ruined me you feel like home (about:)…

Natachi Mez “Editor”

Editor, What make a poem good Can you touch the goodness It’s 12:44 AM and my tummy growl And I want to be held by that boy who send me heart emojis And I still wonder if I’m too big to be held/touched/loved In fourth grade, Josh called me a Man, perceiving me as bigger…

Micaela Camacho-Tenreiro “downset”

when you pull the trigger, a bullet will cut the world in two – the air on either side of the line of motion curling like the skin of an apple. do not devour it all. peel back the outer layers of the moment and only put your mouth on what matters most: the expanding…

Ways To Get Paid For Your Poetry

Poetry is often seen as a field where writers can’t make money. However, there are tons of opportunities for poets to turn their self-expression into a side hustle or a full-time career. Here are some ways to make money from your art, both short-term and long-term. Paid Submissions If you already submit your poetry to…

Slaydaking “Bystander”

Woah holy shit I should probably Nah someone will do something Hopefully… There was a lot of people there I can’t be the only one who saw that Someone definitely said something                                              …

These Women Combat Frat Rape Culture With This Poem

Last Thursday,  Justice Hehir, and Short Line! co-founders Dena Igusti and Marwa Adina opened for Joe Biden at the It’s On Us! rally at Rutgers University. The rally addressed sexual assault on campus and the poem written by Hehir, Igusti, and Adina discussed one of the main causes of sexual assault on campus: fraternity rape…