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The Rumpus
Volume: 2018.04 | Year: 2018

Table of Contents:

Hanif Abdurraqib
The Ghost of Marvin Gaye Plays the Dozens with the Pop Charts
STAR / BOY

George Abraham
maqam of moonlight, for the wandering
on unraveling

Ruth Awad
Guns Won't Feed You, But Hold Out Your Hands
Amor Fati

William Brewer
TERMINAL

Marianne Chan
WHEN THE MAN AT THE PARTY SAID HE WANTED TO OWN A FILIPINO

Kristin Chang
Domesticity

Ching-In Chen
Dear O
Lepus

Franny Choi
The Cyborg Watches a Video of a Neo-Nazi Saying Her Name

Tiana Clark
Ways to Be Saved

Tyree Daye
Field Notes on Leaving

Jay Deshpande
AFTERNOON, OR BLUEBONNET

T'ai Freedom Ford
ain't

Carlos Andres Gomez
When Our Black Son Arrives

Carolina Hinojosa-Cisneros
Self-Portrait as Bone
The Unwelcome

Ishmael Angaluuk Hope
ODE TO THE MATRIARCHS

Paige Lewis
IT'S HARD TO ENJOY THE STARS WHEN YOU DON'T TRUST YOUR NEIGHBORS
WHEN YOU

Nathan McClain
Aubade Ending with a Pacemaker
Boy Pulling a Thorn from His Foot

M'Bilia Meekers
GEOGRAPHY OF A BAD AMERICAN

Natasha Oladokun
Uneasy Lies the Head that Wears a Crown
After the Poet Has Been Told by a White Woman That Her Hair Makes Her Look like a Lion

Jose Olivarez
Poem In Which I Become Wolverine

Julian Randall
The Academy of Acceptable Loss

Raquel Salas Rivera
landscape of old san juan

Amy Saul-Zerby
if you want to make it stop, then stop

Sandra Simonds
Ways to Be Saved
Aria

Christopher Soto
ANTHROPOLOGICAL ANGST
POLICE KILLED MY NEIGHBOR

Talin Tahajian
In this new country

Grey Vild
In the fog light of leaving the holler,
What he doesn't know

R. A. Villanueva
Damnatio Memoriae

Vanessa Angelica Villarreal
Exercise in the Face of Divorce

Devon Walker-Figueroa
Ameliorates
Of Gut & Gold

Tanya Winder
Extraction

Erica Wright
The Last Animal Book
Inventory at Thirty-Five
Oil & Water

Poets of Interest in this issue:

William Brewer
TERMINAL

 

Franny Choi
The Cyborg Watches a Video of a Neo-Nazi Saying Her Name

 

Tiana Clark
Ways to Be Saved

 

Paige Lewis
IT'S HARD TO ENJOY THE STARS WHEN YOU DON'T TRUST YOUR NEIGHBORS; WHEN YOU

 

M'Bilia Meekers
GEOGRAPHY OF A BAD AMERICAN

 

Raquel Salas Rivera
landscape of old san juan

 

Sandra Simonds
Ways to Be Saved; Aria