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Yolk by Jennifer Fliss

Yolk by Jennifer Fliss

In the kitchen, I find Clara by the sink, looking out the window. Still. Dozens of eggshells are scattered along the granite counter. Broken in halves, segments, shiny egg whites hang off jagged edges. The morning light falls across Clara’s messy braid, making her hair look almost red. But she shifts, and her hair is Continue reading Yolk by Jennifer Fliss

HWL by Margo Stern

HWL by Margo Stern

An introduction to HWL, by Ani King, EiC: YOU MIGHT WONDER why Syntax & Salt, a magazine focused on speculative fiction, and only recently dipping a toe into poetry, might be publishing HWL, a terrific send up of tech culture, based on Howl, which is perhaps the most well known Allen Ginsberg poem of his Continue reading HWL by Margo Stern