Steve Halle

Steve Halle is the author of the collection Map of the Hydrogen World (Cracked Slab Books). Recent work can be found in Another Chicago Magazine (ACM), Smoking Glue Gun, Similar:Peaks::, and in the DIRTY : DIRTY anthology from Jaded Ibis Press. He edits the online poetry journal Seven Corners (7C), directs the new micropress co•im•press, edits the chapbook press and workshop PRESS 254, and curates the Re:Verse reading series in Bloomington-Normal, IL.

for Sherman

what i mean to say is i mean no, that’s not what i mean to say i mean to say something “some- thing, anything” the silence is torture, i mean. what i mean to say nothing at all even something …

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Invitation to the Cult of Musth

My fingers hold the old pocketknife. 'Many uses,' master said, and a picture on the side, carved into ivory: a bull elephant grunts, solitary. 'Cut something else away,' he said, grinning. My hand worked the wood block, and the pen …

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Polish Stripper in my Lifeboat

Dear Polish stripper Monique (if that is your real name), We are in the same boat. We are in the same lifeboat. And I felt you. Either that or you brilliantly co-opted my sensibilities and took my money. You can …

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