A cagibi is a place where things are often gathered pell-mell, which comes from the French word pêle-mêle, a state of affairs characterized by the random mixing of things, a chaotic state of affairs that also opens the door to unexpected discovery. In that spirit, we encourage you to skip around the contents of Cagibi Issue 2, to discover a work of prose or poetry you’d like to sink down into. We expect it will stay with you, and we hope you’ll be inspired to share it.
Our Letter from the Editors lists the contents alphabetically by the contributor’s first name. Here, it’s a random list. You can reload the page in your browser for a fresh random list.
- A Test I Knew I Could Pass - by Kim Magowan and Michelle Ross
- The Missing of the Great War - by Elizabeth T. Gray, Jr.
- In Translation: Three Poems by Jóanes Nielsen, trans. Matthew Landrum - J.H.O. Djurhuus | Empty Stairs // Tóm Trappa | Sixteen Years // Sekstan Ár
- Postcard from Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina - by Michael Poage
- Unpunctuated Sonnet - by Joseph O. Legaspi
- The Bees - by Kenneth J. Pruitt
- A Bit of Her Baraka: Interview with Translator Rachael Small - by Cagibi
- On Writing: Big D.A.T.A. Techniques for Creating Characters on the Page - by Joseph Salvatore
- the accidental portrait - by Rachel Nicholls
- Who is Antonia Pozzi? Translation and Introduction by Amy Newman - Shame // Sickbed Thoughts // Shipwrecks // Fallow Deer
- Music for the People in the Shadows - by Beatriz L. Seelaender
- Siren Song - by M.J. Tenerelli
- Hurricane Season - by Michelle Lizet Flores
- Two Figures on a Boat - by Joseph O. Legaspi
- White Knuckles and Broken Cars - by Lexi Vranick
- Mass, San Carlo Church, Florence - by Michael Poage
- Empty Stairs // Tóm Trappa - by Jóanes Nielsen, trans. Matthew Landrum
- Spellbinding Monotony: Postcard from Provincetown - by Richard LeBlond
- J.H.O. Djurhuus - by Jóanes Nielsen, trans. Matthew Landrum
- A Letter from Špindlerův Mlýn - by Seth Rogoff
- Three Poems by Joseph O. Legaspi - aurora // Two Figures on a Boat // Unpunctuated Sonnet
- Would You Like a Parable with Your Coffee? Postcard from Woody Point - by Richard LeBlond
- aurora - by Joseph O. Legaspi
- Sixteen Years // Sekstan Ár - by Jóanes Nielsen, trans. Matthew Landrum
- Turning Up Shadows - by Jem Patrick Moore
- Three Poems by Michael Poage - The Colosseum, Rome // Mass, San Carlo Church, Florence // Italy
- Four Poems by Elizabeth T. Gray, Jr. - The Missing of the Great War // But You Knew This // Inverted Maps // The Relief
- Inverted Maps - by Elizabeth T. Gray, Jr.
- Italy - by Michael Poage
- On Memory With No Devices - by Mary Margaret Alvarado
- Seventeen Reasons I Slept in a Bathtub on a Thursday Night - by Emma A. Hill
- Map - by Cathleen Cohen
- The Inside Room (book excerpt) - by Lisa Andrews, from her forthcoming poetry collection, The Inside Room
- It Is the Breath That Spins the Living - by Edytta A. Wojnar
- But You Knew This - by Elizabeth T. Gray, Jr.
- Up the Road With a Hen in the Basket - by Tatiana Bonch-Osmolovskaya
- The Relief - by Elizabeth T. Gray, Jr.
- Get Away: A Video Poem - by Shura Chernozatonskaya (aka Skaya)
- Little Parrots - by Kevin Richard Kaiser
- Crossing Pleasure Avenue (book excerpt) - by Karen Hildebrand, from her forthcoming poetry collection, Crossing Pleasure Avenue
- I Want to Believe - by Cyndy Cendagorta
- Friends of Mr Mu - by Philip Keenan
- The Colosseum, Rome - by Michael Poage
- Salt - by Joseph LoGuidice
- Rooftop - by Nic Anstett
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