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Nocturne

Lying beside me with his head on my chest, Strauss, a white and black English Setter I had recently rescued from the local animal shelter, cocked his ears. I glanced up from my book into the velvety darkness outside the second-story bedroom window which, during the day, offered a charming view of the historic mule barge canal as it skirts the Delaware River and threads under the low, arched bridges through New Hope, Pennsylvania, a gentrified mill town just north of where George Washington crossed the Delaware to sneak up on the Hessians. read more

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Green Mountains Review, based at Johnson State College in Vermont, is a biannual, award-winning literary magazine publishing poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, literary essays, interviews, and book reviews by both well-known writers and promising newcomers.

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Three Poems

Three Poems

GARY LENHART is the author of six collections of poetry, including The World in a Minute (2010) and Father and Son Night (1999) from Hanging Loose Press. read more
Violence

Violence

When she said love, and that was all husband or detective ever heard her say again, she meant the reservoir emptying, the rush of water down the canyon, the ornamental trees, cars, and broken households of the rich jostling toward the valley. read more
Two Poems

Two Poems

MELISSA BRODER is the author of two collections of poems, most recently Meat Heart (Publishing Genius, 2012). Poems appear or are forthcoming in The Iowa Review, Guernica, FENCE, The Missouri Review, Drunken Boat, et al. read more
Why Write? #21: Coley Gallagher

Why Write? #21: Coley Gallagher

I write for attention. I so wanted a purer, nobler, more literary reason--possession by an inextinguishable artistic fire, that I would combust were it not for my beloved words, the melodic sentence, my lifeblood. Not me. read more
Review of  Earth Again by Chris Dombrowksi

Review of Earth Again by Chris Dombrowksi

In the end, this speaker acknowledges that survival on this earth might mean simply wishing a dead child “more earth, in the bluntest of terms: another stolen swig of whiskey / brief as a July snow, another hard tumble on his board, another / fuck, another hummingbird” (“Comes To Worse”). read more
Why Write? #20: Matthew Lippman

Why Write? #20: Matthew Lippman

On the day after the bombings, the day after Patriot’s Day, I walked into my classroom and tried to figure out the impossible: what to teach, explain, do—just do—with my students. I did what I knew in my heart: I gave my students room to moan it, whatever that it was. read more
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