We are overjoyed that PBQ author Leonard Gontarek’s book of poetry, “Take Your Hands Out of My Pockets, Shiva” has been listed as number 9 on Small Press Distribution’s Poetry Bestsellers List for June 2016! Gontarek has been published multiple times in PBQ, and we are honored to have his published his work previously. We always knew that Gontarek’s poetry was special. […]
PBQ Author Leonard Gontarek to Release New Book of Poems
As usual, PBQ authors are doing great things after their publication in our literary magazine! PBQ author Leonard Gontarek’s new book of poetry, Take Your Hands Out of My Pocket, Shiva, is set to release on June 22nd! Congratulations!
Leonard Gontarek: from Mr. Ippolito, I Didn’t Complete This Week’s Poetry Assignment, But I Did Write This
Comfort Food I’ll have the mac & cheese. For my two sides, I’ll have mashed potatoes and … Jessica Biel, so I can sit in her lap and she can feed me. No, wait, you have tatter tots. Make that Mac & Cheese, tatter tots, and mashed potatoes. Young Poet I tried mixing […]
Leonard Gontarek: Virgin Crying In My Dream
Every year they sacrifice a virgin. This year is my turn. Wait, don’t cry, I think I can get you out of this. I think I know a way.
Leonard Gontarek: Two Poems on Flying
1. Hero You ever notice, when I’m around, Superman is not around. 2. Carnival My parents went to get something to eat. My grandmother watched us. We wanted to go on the Ferris wheel. We gave our helium balloons to our grandmother to hold. She floated away. When our parents returned, we told them what […]
Leonard Gontarek: Philadelphia
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