Best of the Net 2017  


Hanif Abdurraqib’s “& who, this time” from The Rumpus

Anders Carlson-Wee’s “McDonald's” from Blue Mesa Review

Kendra DeColo’s “Break-Up Letter to My Clitoris” from Thrush Poetry Journal

Roy G. Guzman’s “Blood Fantasia” from Jet Fuel Review

mud howard’s “Clearing” from Cleaver

Devin Kelly’s “#241” from Breadcrumbs

Eugenia Leigh’s “What I Miss Most About Hell” from Waxwing

Tariq Luthun’s “Hårb (Or on Waging War in Spite of God)” from wildness

Shara McCallum’s “Sorrow” from The Account

L.S. McKee’s “Border Crossing” from Madcap Review

Valzhyna Mort’s “Kunstkamera” from The Arkansas International

Theis Ørntoft’s “Artic Command” [Translated from the Danish by Julia Cohen and Jens Bjering] from Queen Mob's Tea House

Meghann Plunkett’s “Aubade with Strap-On” from Muzzle Magazine

Carlos Price-Sanchez’s “Mantras: Immigrantes” from Sixth Finch

Meghan Privitello’s “Meditations on the Devil” from Nightjar Review

Scherezade Siobhan’s “The Valium Bride” from Whale Road Review