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What to expect when you’re expecting a parade
“Stand up and fight for the rights of the marginalized“
Nobel laureate and former U.S. Poet Laureate Louise Glück has died
The Gettysburg Review is assembling its final issue
by Mary Liza Hartong
Winter was still holding onto spring like a child who refuses to leave her blanket at home.
by Dvora Wolff Rabino
I’m culling needless items from kitchen, baths, and linen closets. I’m curating friendships. Now it’s your turn to go.
by Rebecca Foust
I was thirteen, and there was a boy’s mouth / where my legs met.
by Claire Scott
Suspended between lover and caregiver and not doing either / especially well.
by Allison Brice
I took my breakup quietly, like a pitiful February rain with no lightning.
by Abi Stephenson
She didn’t have to love me. Biology didn’t force her hand the way it does for mothers.
by David Watts
I heard for the second time / the news of his heart transplant, / details like a post card from a foreign country
by Myna Chang
In the grit of a 1975 farm town, 9-year-old girls weigh about 60 pounds, even wicked little girls with bad women for mommas.
by Oak Morse
We were all one beautiful blend / of mama’s love. My brother, / the color of ecru, the other one / sepia, and me, ebony.
by Stephanie Vanderslice
I can tell you this now. Both times I was pregnant, I worried. I doubted my ability to raise a girl.