From my editor’s notes:
The poets presented here believe in the value of community. All the poems here happen in the wild open air with interactions as varied as Radiohead in Venezuela, a trip on the Bx1 in the Bronx, communion with the dead, and conversations with God. These poems bristle against the unexpected, invite conversation and (in my idealized world) spread out to create connections with their poetry.
Many thanks again to Life Long Press editor-in-chief Valyntina Grenier for this chance to the work of some very exciting poets.