Selections from the TLR Archive

Looking Backward


Vol.64 Issue
cover of the archive issue, type over picture of porcelain sailor boy

 

To celebrate a season of adjustment, TLR is looking backward and digging into its vast archive. Look here for everything old, and yet still vital, under the sun.

 

 

 

 

Vigil for Mother’s Day 2022
(May 1 – 8)

Birth Stone
LORNA GOODISON

The Cataracts of my Grandmother
NORMA FARBER

A Mother
NECATI CUMALI
Translated by Nermin Menemencio─člu

Bodacious
VIDA CROSS

Failed Essay on Shapes
ELISA GONZALEZ

Forgot About His Mother
ANNA SWIR
translated by Piotr Florczyk

Do Boys Turn into Butterflies
OLIVIA MCCANNON

The Drawer Marked Meats
LISA ALLEN ORTIZ

 

 

More Archival Selections...

Up The Mountain
YE LIJUN
translated by Fiona Sze-Lorrain
(from Babel Fish)

 

In the Yard I Lie on my Back and Dream of Turtles
KEETJE KUIPERS
(from Heaven)

 

Preservation
CHRISTIAN ANTON GERARD
(from I Live Here)

 

Ache
GRETCHEN MARQUETTE
(from Heaven)

 

The Vermin and the Stars
D. FOY
(from The Lives of the Saints)

 

Bedroom Life with Ceramic Frog
JOSHUA DIAMOND
(from The Lives of the Saints)

 

Sparrow’s Song
REGAN GOOD
(from Chemistry)