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The Saturday Club

“The Saturday Club,” by Josh Bettinger, appears in the Winter 2019 Issue of MQR. I wanted to tell you but decided against it because the cut of the weekend is real— I did not wash the car I am not on a diet I watched the

“Leviathan,” by Amy Beeder

Amy Beeder’s Leviathan reminds us that some of our most powerful enemies find their source in daily routine. In the poem, the speaker’s aging father suffers a fall, forcing him into assisted living. The fall portends the speaker’s uneasy relationship with their own ability– “Can