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July 27, 2019

 "Pandora's Cottage" by Elle Danbury

Do I Look Like A Confessional 

Kristin Garth 

the arching back against your shoulder, peach
erected nipple steeples that direct
your gaze to heaven? But I am in reach
right here when you whisper “You’re perfect.
You look just like my...

July 25, 2019

Passed Notes & Poems

a feature by

Kristin Garth

Start Spreading Your Legs

The Poem:

Start Spreading Your Legs

                           after 'New York, New York' by Frank Sinatra

Small town strippers sing appr...

July 4, 2019


HOME: An Interview with Lauren Milici

KRISTIN GARTH:  I’m very excited about the prospect of your forthcoming chapbook Final Girl, and I know I’m not the only one.  Can you tell us some about its inspiration, organization, the story of its inception?...

June 6, 2019

a poem and an interview with jenna vélez

(trigger warning:  self harm)


my favorite color is shadow / jenna vélez

the sun paints powerlines on the road

that has deep acne scars in its gray face

its gravel voice grinding its teeth against my car

a car that drove my rapist...

May 2, 2019

A Victorian Dollhousing Interview

started in a bar and ended in a bath

Kristin Garth

(editor’s note:  I interviewed my two collaborators Justin Karcher (THE WIZARD) and Tianna Hansen (THE FIREBIRD) about our forthcoming poetic opera A Victorian Dollhousing Ceremony, Rhy...

April 25, 2019


a monthly feature by 

Kristin Garth

The Poem: 

I Do Not Write These Words For You

You listen when they speak to you — these words

my fingers learned by heart before I was

concerned with art.  Nobody heard

my schoolgirl voice.  Speak diary because

it is a ca...

April 20, 2019


by Kristin Garth

for Harold (from the abused muses/crayons everywhere)

Hold me so gentle while we play pretend.

Outline a sky with my viscera shaped

into a friend. Unpeel me. Careful. Skin

my skeleton — paper, wound around grape

wax gelatin.  Discard my defenses. Pick


April 4, 2019

I was lucky enough to be able to sit down with my editor friend Tianna Hansen and the poet/author/supermodel  Julie Anderson to discuss her new poetic memoir Secrets & Lies.  Both Tianna and I are awed by Julie’s powerful voice and her marvelous job of curating powerfu...

March 20, 2019


a monthly feature by 

Kristin Garth


Girl Who Had To Learn To Scream

My soul is darker now — also my hair.

These days I’m wearing underwear. Look

less people in the eye.  Beware men’s stares,

and you are why.  Passivity you took —

I’m what was left...

March 7, 2019


a tiny journal  March 7th, 2019

Editor’s Note:

Welcome to Pink Plastic House a tiny journal, week one.  Each week we will admit one poet, one poem to our pink plastic dollhouse.  The poem will be featured in the main house for a week and then it wi...

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