Monthly Archives: March, 2019

Online Quarterly

MER VOX Quarterly – Spring 2019 Experiencing Mythology in Our Lives An MER VOX Poetry Folio Curated by Jennifer Martelli and Cindy Veach The poems in this issue of VOX teach us how to remember an old, holy music in…

Mythology

Martha McCollough On Mother’s Blue Hat High out of reach / netted lacquer cherries tremble and shine /  inviting the bees, her perfect children / not us so waspish and barking / busy with accident — thinking the pearls…

Mythology

Sarah Sousa Hex Mother conceives the sun in the dark hours before morning, grows large, and births the sun at dawn. The promise of the sun, at least, she keeps. The sun is steadfast, we say, crediting it not Mother,…

Mythology

Jane Poirier Hart   How to Iron a Shirt: Lessons for an Imagined Son 1. Start with the collar. Spread it on out on the board, underside up. Press from points to the middle. Turn over. Now press the right…

Mythology

KT Herr Sealskin, to her selkie Into a middle drawer you tucked me weary & drack–– I feared tearing grew rank, patient & cracked along the fold like spent leather nestled among the t-shirts. How you itch strangely-clad in…

Mythology

Jennifer Franklin Eurydice in Hades I thought it would be dark, tucked into the earth like so many fighting seeds. But there is light enough to see my body, its fissures— collectors of secrets. There is light enough to…

Mythology

Hilary King Joan of Internet Slut They say on Twitter Whore They say on sub-threads Burn this bitch They say when she speaks up about #gamergate #metoo                                                 #anything She lived simply once, spinning wool beside her mother. She…

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