God and the G-Spot from Kevin Simmonds on Vimeo.

A poem by Ellen Bass that appears in the anthology Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality, from Sibling Rivalry Press and edited by Kevin Simmonds. The poem appears in The Human Line (Copper Canyon, 2007).


The Wake from Kevin Simmonds on Vimeo.

A poem by Truong Tran that appears in Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality, from Sibling Rivalry Press and edited by Kevin Simmonds. The poem appears in placing the accents (Apogee Press, 1999).


Hymn by Anne Shaw from Kevin Simmonds on Vimeo.

A poem by Anne Shaw that appears in Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality, from Sibling Rivalry Press and edited by Kevin Simmonds. The poem appears in Undertow (Persea Books, 2007).


The Wax Museum by Jay Frazier from Kevin Simmonds on Vimeo.

A poem by Jay Frazier that appears in Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality, from Sibling Rivalry Press and edited by Kevin Simmonds.


Like a Fruit Floating on Water 水面に浮かぶ果実のように from Kevin Simmonds on Vimeo.

A poem by Tanaka Atsusuke 田中宏輔 (translated by Jeffrey Angles) that appears in Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality, from Sibling Rivalry Press and edited by Kevin Simmonds. The poem appears in Pastiche (Kashinsha, 1993). This is Tanaka's debut in English.

Tanaka is a Japanese poet, born and raised in the ancient capital of Kyoto, where he still lives and works as a high school mathematics teacher. In 1991, the prominent poet Makoto Ōoka identified him in the journal Yuriika as one of the major new poetic voices of his generation. Since then, Tanaka has published seven volumes of poetry in Japanese. http://plaza.rakuten.co.jp/tanayann


The First Erasure from Kevin Simmonds on Vimeo.

A poem by Oliver Bendorf that appears in Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality, from Sibling Rivalry Press and edited by Kevin Simmonds.


Godfly from Kevin Simmonds on Vimeo.

A poem by Christopher Phelps that appears in Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality, from Sibling Rivalry Press and edited by Kevin Simmonds.


The Shellfish Eater from Kevin Simmonds on Vimeo.

A poem by Robert Hamberger that appears in Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality, from Sibling Rivalry Press and edited by Kevin Simmonds. The poem appears in his collection Torso (Redbeck Press, 2007).


Adults are children like weapons are tools from Kevin Simmonds on Vimeo.

A poem by Megan Volpert that appears in Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality, from Sibling Rivalry Press and edited by Kevin Simmonds.


Invisible Man from Kevin Simmonds on Vimeo.

A poem by Amir Rabiyah that appears in Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality, from Sibling Rivalry Press and edited by Kevin Simmonds.


The Cross from Kevin Simmonds on Vimeo.

A poem by Chrissy Anderson-Zavala that appears in Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality, from Sibling Rivalry Press and edited by Kevin Simmonds.


Barn Elegy from Kevin Simmonds on Vimeo.

A poem by Keetje Kuipers that appears in Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality, from Sibling Rivalry Press and edited by Kevin Simmonds. The poem appears in her collection Beautiful in the Mouth (BOA Editions, 2010).


Koan from Kevin Simmonds on Vimeo.

A poem by Franklin Abbott that appears in Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality, from Sibling Rivalry Press and edited by Kevin Simmonds. The poem appears in his collection Mortal Love: Collected Poems, 1971-1998 (RFD, 1998).


A Resurrection from Kevin Simmonds on Vimeo.

A poem by Kamilah Aisha Moon that appears in Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality, from Sibling Rivalry Press and edited by Kevin Simmonds.


Never from Kevin Simmonds on Vimeo.

A poem by Blas Falconer from A Question of Gravity and Light (University of Arizona Press, 2007) that appears in Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality, from Sibling Rivalry Press and edited by Kevin Simmonds.


mercy killing from Kevin Simmonds on Vimeo.

A poem by Olumide Popoola that appears in Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality, from Sibling Rivalry Press and edited by Kevin Simmonds.


Visitation from Kevin Simmonds on Vimeo.

A poem by Maitreyabandhu that appears in Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality, from Sibling Rivalry Press and edited by Kevin Simmonds.


Everyone Wonders from Kevin Simmonds on Vimeo.

A poem by Brent Goodman that appears in Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality, from Sibling Rivalry Press and edited by Kevin Simmonds.


Singing from Kevin Simmonds on Vimeo.

A poem by Carl Phillips from The Rest of Love (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004) that appears in Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality, from Sibling Rivalry Press and edited by Kevin Simmonds.


XL from Kevin Simmonds on Vimeo.

A poem by J. Neil C. Garcia from Kaluluwa (University of Santo Tomas Publishing House, 2001) that appears in Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality, from Sibling Rivalry Press and edited by Kevin Simmonds.


Her lover blushed, and then she moved on. -- from Kevin Simmonds on Vimeo.

A poem by Addie Tsai that appears in Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality, from Sibling Rivalry Press and edited by Kevin Simmonds.


religion from Kevin Simmonds on Vimeo.

A poem by Cyril Wong from unmarked treasure (firstfruits, 2004) that appears in Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality, from Sibling Rivalry Press and edited by Kevin Simmonds.


Will Heaven look like Zeenat Aman? from Kevin Simmonds on Vimeo.

A poem by Bushra Rehman that appears in Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality, from Sibling Rivalry Press and edited by Kevin Simmonds.


Yemaya Barefoot at Orchard Beach from Kevin Simmonds on Vimeo.

A poem by Roberto F. Santiago that appears in Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality, from Sibling Rivalry Press and edited by Kevin Simmonds.


The Half-Mad Aunt from Kevin Simmonds on Vimeo.

A poem by Seni Seneviratne from The Heart of It (Peepal Tree Press, 2012) that appears in Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality, from Sibling Rivalry Press and edited by Kevin Simmonds.


Singing in tongues from Kevin Simmonds on Vimeo.

A poem by Katy Price that appears in Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality, from Sibling Rivalry Press and edited by Kevin Simmonds.


Seeing the Pope on TV from Kevin Simmonds on Vimeo.

A poem by Maria Jastrzȩbska from Syrena (Redbeck Press, 2004) that appears in Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality, from Sibling Rivalry Press and edited by Kevin Simmonds.


Because you read on the web from Kevin Simmonds on Vimeo.

A poem by Daniel Nathan Terry that appears in Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality, from Sibling Rivalry Press and edited by Kevin Simmonds.


Lamentation of Lust (Keluhan Ghairah) from Kevin Simmonds on Vimeo.

A poem by Azwan Ismail (translated by Shahril Nizam) that appears in Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality, from Sibling Rivalry Press and edited by Kevin Simmonds.