Scripts that an actor might read

Erin Post interviews
James Reidel


Our poetry co-editor, Erin Post, recently had this exchange with James Reidel, our Issue #13 featured poet. Here’s what he had to say about the nature of the compact between writer and reader, his work as a translator, and the prose poetry he’s working on now. Read more


Poetry Issue #13

Curb Appeal

By James Reidel


The burnt orange of a dying coral reef,

The pockmarked brick,

The paint peels,

Which blister in great petals and dogears,

Which unfold on closer inspection to reveal an older layer of

That someone else got it right—
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