Posts by Kirsten Ihns

"[...]/ spreadeagled while/ the machine wings/ nearer. We scream/chatter prance and/ wash our hair![...]" kirsten is a recent graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and is currently a Ph.D. student and Neubauer Presidential Fellow in English Literature at the University of Chicago. (

Oliver Bendorf’s “Title”

Oliver Bendorf’s definitely short, possibly bitter, possibly flip lyric formula poem “Title,” up recently at Blackbird, is ostensibly an oddity among …