Issue: Reimagining / Poetry

Poetry by Devin Kelly


devin-kelly-headshotDevin Kelly earned his MFA from Sarah Lawrence College and co-hosts the Dead Rabbits Reading Series in New York City. He is the author of the collaborative chapbook with Melissa Smyth, This Cup of Absence(Anchor & Plume) and the forthcoming books, Blood on Blood(Unknown Press), and In This Quiet Church of Night, I Say Amen (ELJ Publications). He has been nominated for both the Pushcart and Best of the Net Prizes. He works as a college advisor in Queens, teaches poetry at Bronx Community College, and lives in Harlem. You can find him on twitter @themoneyiowe. 

Featured Image “Ritual To Alleviate White Guilt” ©Natasha Marin: These photos are documentation from a Midnight Tea hosted in 2015 at LxWxH Gallery in Seattle. Participants who self-identified as white gathered for a one-of-a-kind ritual involving chopped onions, full-body prostrations, and blindfolds. More information at