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6x6 #16: Deflates Withoutward
6x6 #16: Deflates Withoutward

6x6 Poets

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Out of Print"I am a nice guy / in the economy lot"

Poems by Heather Christle, Amanda Deutch, Ossian Foley, John High, Anthony Madrid, Gretchen Primack.

This issue of 6x6 was designed by Kate Gavriel. Cover offset printed by Polyprint & Design in NYC. 

Excerpt ˇ


Climate Control

don’t shoot
I’ll be late
to Ice Capades
and my children
will kill me
with their toy guns
and real knives
I am a nice guy
in the economy lot
long-term I expect
small bouts of joy
and large boats
will sail by
right through me

—Heather Christle

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6x6 magazine includes 6 poets in each issue. 

Currently, 6×6 is supported in part by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and by the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.

The full text of most issues 6x6 can be found on EBSCO Publishing's Poetry Reference Center.

ISSN: 1553-9459