Marc Alan Di Martino

 

“CRABS”

Mallets in hand, we’d crack
their claws, snap off their legs
like twigs, suck seasoned flesh
through clenched teeth, the sweet
carnage of their broken bodies
littering table and floor — [read more]


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P  O  E  T  R  Y   •   O  N  L  I  N  E

2020

Death Box” – Ligeia Magazine

2019

Crabs” – Valparaiso Poetry Review • Lush Life” – Furious Gazelle • Pentameter” “Arithmetic” & “In Edinburgh” – Orchards Poetry Journal • Unburial” – Unearthed • How It’s Made”  –  an interview with Frontier Poetry • In Poland, Once” – Rivet Journal • Heaven” – Loch Raven Review • Making a Jack-O-Lantern” & “Blood Stiletto” – Vamp Cat Magazine (thanks for the Pushcart nomination!) • “What Happened at the Baptism” – Matador Review • Epiphanies” – Verse-Virtual • Requiem for an Ocean Burial” – Palette Poetry (this poem has been nominated for a 2019 Pushcart Prize by the anthology What Remains: The Many Ways We Say Goodbye.) • Caravaggio Was Our Matchmaker” – Verse-Virtual • “Runaway” – Baltimore Review • “Still Life with City” – Verse-Virtual • “On Maujer St.”  – Flatbush Review • “The Skaters” – Innisfree Poetry Journal • “Dear Cuck” – Rattle • “New Year’s Eve” – Verse-Virtual 

2018

A User’s Guide to Rocks and Minerals” – Verse-Virtual •  Cat Person” – The Road Not Taken – A Journal of Formal Poetry •  Starman” – Verse-Virtual •  Breaking” – Poets • Reading the News •  “Somebody Suggested the World Needed More Vampire Poems, So I Wrote One” – Verse-Virtual •  Submission Guidelines” – Gravel •  “To the Night Sky”, “Luftmensch” & “To Ink” – Verse-Virtual •  “Pawn’s Game” & “Blue Ridge Service Station” – Tuck Magazine •  “National Day of Atonement” – Writers Resist •  “To the Horned Moon” – Verse-Virtual •  “Space Station Crew Sees Lots of Clouds” – Ekphrastic Review •  “Worth It”  – Rattle ‘Poets Respond’ •  The King Is Dead” – Poets Reading the News

2017

Morpheus in West Virginia” – Poets Reading the News

2011

Samuel Menashe Reads at the Harvard Club (pdf)” – Italian Americana

2009

“Death of an Artist” & On My Great Grandfather’s 131st Birthday” (pdf) – Poetry Salzburg Review •  Poems of Mario dell’Arco & Translating Mario dell’Arco – Journal of Italian Translation  (These are, to my knowledge, the only translations available in English of this great Italian poet.)

2008

“The Muhammadiad” – The New Yorker •  “Seagulls” , “Poets” & “Memorandum” – Battered Suitcase

2007

“Time Traveler” – Big City Lit

2002

“Ninotchka” – Pivot •  Thunder” – Pivot

2000

“Genesis” – Greetings