Pamplemousse

The Student Literary Journal of Vermont State University

Caitlyn Alario

Sapphics IV | As Any Foolish Woman | Sapphics with Fragments from Simone Weil Sapphics IV may, not quite rural indiana. summercoming for us—june bugs, cicadas screaming.we ordered gatorade margaritas &      double vegas bombsat a bar where patrons...

Ryan Aliapoulios

not so good at substitution remembering the purple piecesof abandoned puzzle on the sidewalkI rearrange celestial bodiesbecome once again the nodding center ofthe world and its bougainvillea overhangallowing every idea, every iterationits own infinity Ryan Aliapoulios...

David M. Alper

The Other World | Quit Quoting Your Chapter and Verse The Other World I’m versed in insecurities Icannot get used tostrung out behind a loneliness Icannot changethe evening to comeI’ll picture wildest performancesI will rage against my injusticewith pencil in...

Nicholas Barnes

june watches ballgames in heaven you used to watch cubs gamesfrom your living room.wearing your pinstriped jerseywith the big red c for chicago.you and your trusty pup, sosa,would cheer for every run.   then you fell sick.you’d spend your time sittingat the kitchen...

Wendy Barry

Gloria, In Excelsis Deo Home for the Aged | The Word for Pepper Gloria, in Excelsis Deo Home for the Aged ‘Domine Deus,’ (Lord God) she says, herlips quivering, as they did. It didn’tseem sadness or fear. They always quivered,as long as I knew her, but maybe itwas...