Sight & Sound ((I.) March)

The cadaver dogs downstairs are barking. As though making a sound will fix anything—any of this—I tell me, reflected in glass— Curdling a self into an imagined resuscitation of some politics is a joke not worth telling for no one to laugh at. Enter cadaver dog. Outside, the magnolias bloom their white petals pristine cups, Sight & Sound ((I.) March)

By Easter

Poetry by Alex Jennings     I I saw you standing by the hearth– Your buckled leather shoes The stern cut of your coat Colorless hair gathered back With ribbon. Spilled my morning Tea. I burned my own wrist. Cried Out in the dim of morning. And as The scripture says, “…And then he was By Easter

Quarantine Poems

A Calico Cat named Mississippi peaks out of a courtyardbush

Poetry by Cate Root     Grief   I cry for the quarters my friend lathered with soap and water. Imagine them set on a napkin. Imagine them drying in the sun. Imagine stacks of fresh laundry. Imagine that we could be clean. Imagine safe. I can’t come up with another image here. I am Quarantine Poems

Passwords for this Moment

New Orleans poet Nikki Mayeux shares daily art prompts to support the essential activity of creation When quarantine started, I knew I wanted to create a daily artistic practice in the way that you know you should probably drink some water before heading out to Krewe du Vieux. It’s a wise way to care for Passwords for this Moment

Less than The Sum of Its Parts: Neil Marshall’s Hellboy is a bloody, joyless slog.

  I’ve been a Hellboy fan for decades. From the beginning of his first miniseries, released in 1994, I knew I was reading something special. I had seen Mike Mignola’s art here and there in high profile comics projects from the Big Two—Some issues of X-Force, Batman: Gotham by Gaslight. Hellboy attracted me because it Less than The Sum of Its Parts: Neil Marshall’s Hellboy is a bloody, joyless slog.


Carmin Wong is a Guyanese-born poet, playwright, and second-year MFA student at the University of New Orleans. She is currently the Associate Poetry Editor of Bayou Magazine. In 2018, Wong was featured in the Women’s Voice Theater Festival held at the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. She has performed in poetry slams BROKEN ENGLISH

Blood Jet Reading Series

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 – 7:30pm to 10:30pm Join us as we welcome visiting poets: Vanessa Couto Johnson and Colin Pope followed by the open mic by Donation BYOB Bios: Vanessa Couto Johnson is the author of pungent dins concentric, her first full-length book (Tolsun Books, 2018). “Try the yen relish,” a sixteen-page prose poem sequence, is in Blood Jet Reading Series

Blood Jet Reading Series

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 – 7:30pm to 11:30pm Join us in the Living Room as we welcome visiting poets: Kim Vodicka and Lizzie Wan followed by the open mic Sign up: 7:30 Show: 8:00 By donation BYOB Kim Vodicka is the spokesbitch of a degeneration and heart-reactionary at the rearguard of the rose arts. She is the author Blood Jet Reading Series

Poetry Buffet

Poets Deb Jannerson, Elle Magnuson and Paris Tate read at the Poetry Buffet Saturday, June 01 2:00pm – 3:00pm 5120 St Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70115