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C.A. Conrad Explores “Wilderness” in New Book

September 12th, 2014

If you’ve ever seen what C.A. Conrad did in Issues 66-67 with “Four Poems from advanced ELVIS course,” then you know he can write on any topic (even Elvis Presley


PBQ Senior Editor Releases Third Album

September 11th, 2014

At PBQ, we’ve got a staff capable of choosing and creating great writing. What you might not know is that they’re equally capable of doing the same with music! That’s


Reliquaria Officially Available

September 10th, 2014

After months of anticipation, you can finally get a copy of R.A. Villanueva’s new book Reliquaria on Amazon or from University of Nebraska Press. If you’re looking for a little


PBQ’s August Slam: A ‘Umbling’ Experience

September 9th, 2014

For the final slam of the summer, we returned to the Pen & Pencil Club in honor of National Race Your Mouse Day. In lieu of competing rodents, there was


The Bride Returns to Brooklyn

September 8th, 2014

Fret not, New York. We’re coming back! We’ll be hosting a special Bookend Event edition of Slam, Bam, Thank You Ma’am! at the Pacific Standard on September 15th, 2014 at


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Eileen Moeller

It was a small room
with a single bed,
that and the tequila
we found in the fridge
were bound, you said,
to ignite what was already
pretty combustible.
Let's never leave
this place, I say,
to its stars, its heat,
its amber morning
going to ash.

>> The words for next month:
Heart, Burnt, and Clean