Shoreline Of Infinity

Youngest daughter’s baby burning up, during fiddling with old plus kaput thermometers when it would cost nearly nada for almost sci-fi high-tech new ones, first son’s ornery streak is determined…

Just Another Man

My sown grass is wilting before eyes.The window is blamelessany gasp is a guilty pleaI deserve every punishmentthat scowling sun may deliver. Several women I’ve loved are on the jury.They…

Bone Density

Bone Density I am becoming boredwith my pedestrian psychiatric disorders.They are intellectual bunions,a mild arthritis of the mind& common as life. A dollar-store desperadomost of my circumstancesare comfortable & tedious,approaching…

Satsuma

Kara Goughnour is a queer writer and documentarian living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is the 2018 winner of the Gerald Stern Poetry Award and has work published or forthcoming in…

Dragging the River

Knowing the truth of it, he marvelsat the red grape’s resiliency,how it contains itself even aftera fall. What matters, what doesn’t.Those simplistic thoughtsdissipating in the coffee’s sadswirl. And what they…

I am Womb

I, not a goddess, nor am I a repressed perfect mother, forfeited, warm, cold for your perception, command. I am at the helm of myself now, my clay steers this…