Psaltery & Lyre


Lauren Camp

2020 Pushcart Prize Nominees

Congratulations to all of our 2020 Pushcart Prize nominees!


When summer releases its hold, this isn’t my place / to hunker with a knife and cards / / and watch day delay starting.


Three swans spin slowly on the water. I am seated / on the nearby patchy dirt and see / jagged mountains scratch up together.

Book Review: Took House, by Lauren Camp

Opening with hunger and appetite, Took House, an alluringly haunting poetry collection, invites the reader to the table to dip in and out of love, obsession, and what remains hidden.

2019 Best of the Net Nominees

Congratulations to all of our Best of the Net 2019 nominees!

What a Wave Is

I watch the moon lean against the branches empty / trees wrap its curves to the scent of spring its green / rhetoric

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