Poem: “Raincoat” by A. J. Kaufmann

“swore to be an angel . . . forgot that my feet are still in the mud.” A swan, a lion, a rose, an angel, an eagle– there’s a lot going on in our new featured performance by A. J. Kaufmann. A. J., “a modern Polish poet, lyricist, composer, and musician,” tells us this poem, […]

Poem: “Trans-Am” by D.C. Miller

New Pop Lit‘s Open Mic is back! After a brief hiatus during which our editors endured attacks, got married, and experienced other fun stuff, we return with another truly terrific poem by D.C. Miller. We’ve begun asking of late for the literary art to be reinvented. No one is doing this in the poetry realm […]

Poem: “Antifa Whore” by D.C. Miller

WITH debates about freedom of expression raging across the Internet, we thought we’d revive our New Pop Lit Open Mic performances– and do it with a recorded poem by D.C. Miller which might possibly offend listeners across the ideological spectrum. It’s in fact a terrific poem– albeit a strong and passionate one. Listen in:  

Poem: “Star-Spangled Poet” by Karl Wenclas

IN LOOKING for a poem to celebrate the 4th, New Pop Lit‘s chief editor realized he’d recorded one himself. FYI: It’s a trifle sarcastic. To keep him away from the microphone, send us your own recorded verse! Rants, agonies, recitations, comedies, or other “spoken word.” To: newpoplitATgmailDOTcom. (NOTE:  The opening to this poem is supposed to […]