otto 9

“We wanted it more than ever”

otto 8

“We! We! We! We! We! We! We!”

otto 7

“He held a mirror up to our very best selves”

otto 6

“the blood-soaked refuse left from a pillage”

otto 5

“Look! Look around you!”

otto 4

“The adults have deserted us to their own cause”

otto 3

“We were shaken from a kind of dream”

otto 2

“Nothing more forlorn than an eviscer­ated machine”

otto 1

“Otto picked his way through the debris…”

At Words Without Borders, a folk-epic recipe.


The final installment in Chad Parmenter’s cycle of Batman poems.

Batman in Mr. Freeze’s Glacierworks.

Batman Vs. Osiris.

Poems of the Dark Knight, a cycle by Chad Parmenter.


Matthew Battles’ version of an archive-bound Chinook tale.

Catz haz epiks, says poet Stephen Burt.

THE ARGO­NAUT­ICA trans­lated by Joshua Glenn

THE KALEVALA translated by James Parker

THE ILIAD translated by Flourish Klink

It’s the season for heroes, tricksters, beauties, and devils.