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.
- Empty Stairs // Tóm Trappa - by Jóanes Nielsen, trans. Matthew Landrum
- Map - by Cathleen Cohen
- The Relief - by Elizabeth T. Gray, Jr.
- Turning Up Shadows - by Jem Patrick Moore
- Inverted Maps - by Elizabeth T. Gray, Jr.
- The Inside Room (book excerpt) - by Lisa Andrews, from her forthcoming poetry collection, The Inside Room
- Hurricane Season - by Michelle Lizet Flores
- But You Knew This - by Elizabeth T. Gray, Jr.
- A Bit of Her Baraka: Interview with Translator Rachael Small - by Cagibi
- Salt - by Joseph LoGuidice
- Siren Song - by M.J. Tenerelli
- Music for the People in the Shadows - by Beatriz L. Seelaender
- On Memory With No Devices - by Mary Margaret Alvarado
- Friends of Mr Mu - by Philip Keenan
- J.H.O. Djurhuus - by Jóanes Nielsen, trans. Matthew Landrum
- Sixteen Years // Sekstan Ár - by Jóanes Nielsen, trans. Matthew Landrum
- Four Poems by Elizabeth T. Gray, Jr. - The Missing of the Great War // But You Knew This // Inverted Maps // The Relief
- Get Away: A Video Poem - by Shura Chernozatonskaya (aka Skaya)
- Up the Road With a Hen in the Basket - by Tatiana Bonch-Osmolovskaya
- On Writing: Big D.A.T.A. Techniques for Creating Characters on the Page - by Joseph Salvatore
- Crossing Pleasure Avenue (book excerpt) - by Karen Hildebrand, from her forthcoming poetry collection, Crossing Pleasure Avenue
- Rooftop - by Nic Anstett
- Two Figures on a Boat - by Joseph O. Legaspi
- The Colosseum, Rome - by Michael Poage
- Three Poems by Joseph O. Legaspi - aurora // Two Figures on a Boat // Unpunctuated Sonnet
- It Is the Breath That Spins the Living - by Edytta A. Wojnar
- the accidental portrait - by Rachel Nicholls
- Would You Like a Parable with Your Coffee? Postcard from Woody Point - by Richard LeBlond
- Postcard from Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina - by Michael Poage
- Unpunctuated Sonnet - by Joseph O. Legaspi
- Little Parrots - by Kevin Richard Kaiser
- In Translation: Three Poems by Jóanes Nielsen, trans. Matthew Landrum - J.H.O. Djurhuus | Empty Stairs // Tóm Trappa | Sixteen Years // Sekstan Ár
- A Letter from Špindlerův Mlýn - by Seth Rogoff
- The Bees - by Kenneth J. Pruitt
- The Missing of the Great War - by Elizabeth T. Gray, Jr.
- Italy - by Michael Poage
- A Test I Knew I Could Pass - by Kim Magowan and Michelle Ross
- I Want to Believe - by Cyndy Cendagorta
- Spellbinding Monotony: Postcard from Provincetown - by Richard LeBlond
- Mass, San Carlo Church, Florence - by Michael Poage
- Seventeen Reasons I Slept in a Bathtub on a Thursday Night - by Emma A. Hill
- White Knuckles and Broken Cars - by Lexi Vranick
- Who is Antonia Pozzi? Translation and Introduction by Amy Newman - Shame // Sickbed Thoughts // Shipwrecks // Fallow Deer
- aurora - by Joseph O. Legaspi
- Three Poems by Michael Poage - The Colosseum, Rome // Mass, San Carlo Church, Florence // Italy
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