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Fall/Winter 2017



Fall/Winter 2017
POETRY
Yuan Changming

WHAT ELSE CAN YOU DO BESIDES JIUJIE?

Simon Perchik

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Carol Alexander

THE CITIZEN

Sheikha A. SURGE
Grace Cavalieri

WHISKEY

Wendy Barker

FREE MARKET

Robert Peake

READING DOSTOEVSKY IN THE JOHN LEWIS CAFÉ

Ngoma Hill JAZZ DOESN’T LIVE HERE ANYMORE
Jane Rosenberg LaForge

THE MEANING OF ECHOES

Michelle Bitting

SHE LIGHTS THE SKY AT DUSK

John Roche SACRISTY
Meagan Brothers

DO NOT WANT

Francine Witte

LOVE IS LIKE AN OLD LAMP

Peter Sears

MY FIRST KISS

Aimee Herman

How To Walk Outside when skin is made of nervous

Craig Czury

THE REVOLUTION WILL BE ANONYMOUS

THE HUNGARIANS BELIEVE

Patricia Martin I LIE STILL
Cornelius Eady GONE
Alicia Ostriker CHAPTER SIX: GAIA POURS CHAI, WATCHING OVER THE PARAPETS
Susan Terris ABOUT THE VIDEO ON NANA’S PHONE
Ra Washington IN ABSENTIA
Puma Perl

ECLIPSED

WAVES OF NEW YORK POETS

Jolaoso Pretty Thunder

CHAPTER VAGABOND-RITUAL CONFESSION

Walter Raubicheck

IMAGISME - a jeu d'esprit

Anton Baev

SLAYING THE PIG

THE COMMANDER OF THE GUARDS IN SEVASTIA BECOMES A MARTYR

THEODOSIA AND THE SOLDIER

Odilia Galván Rodríguez

NINE SENRYU

Marta Markoska

SPICED BUT CHILLED

Belfjore Qose

BLUE

Ndue Ukaj

LAURA’S SUNDAY

Juan Jennis, tr Jonathan Cohen

SUICIDE IN DEEP WATERS

Riki Daskal, tr from Hebrew by Ed and Suzane Codish

AND A PEACOCK WHOSE FLIGHT COVERS THE CITY

Tònia Passola, tr Anna Crowe

IN ALL THE RUMBLINGS

SPECIAL SECTION: A SNAPSHOT OF KANSAS POETRY
Introduction

A SNAPSHOT OF KANSAS POETRY

Brian Daldorph

I CALL MY MOTHER
STUPID
VODKA LOVER
THE STRONG MAN
TERMINAL

Adam Jameson

DISPATCHER
SUPER BOWL SUNDAY
STAKING ON 680th
DOUBLE PLAY

J.T. Knoll

HOD CARRIER
I SAY IT’S THE MOON
OUR TRACKS A HELIX
FRANK BOZICK
TOWN TALK BREAD

Denise Low

SITTING IN A DEAD MAN’S CHAIR
WHITE DEER, AGAIN
TOO MANY GREEN LEAVES
BAILEY’S HARBOR FRIDAY NIGHT

Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg

THE THREAD
IN TRANSIT
RIDING BACKWARDS THROUGH CHILDHOOD
PREVERNAL
HOW TIME MOVES

Al Ortolani

TOPEKA TORNADO 1966
PACKING UP THE CLASSROOM
SMUDGE POTS
KEEPING THE STETSON
CREEPING SOUTH

Jared Schmitz

JOHN MURRAY SPEAR
THE GROVE
THE NAMING OF THE ANIMALS
WHAT WHALES DREAM
NATIVITY

Joe Toth

HELLO NEW ORLEANS
HELLO DETROIT
RURAL LIFE

Wyatt Townley

WHEN THE SKY CAME DOWN
ONE HOUSE
THE LIBRARY
THE LESSON

M.R. Pelletier

REAPER
(ON THE CONDITION OF ANONYMITY)
LEGERDEMAIN
KEITH JARRETT: KOLN CONCERT

Kevin Rabas

NEW TUNE, JUAN’S SONG
MIDDLE SCHOOL DRUMMER
WE READ (#2)
[HILLARY’S SUNK]

REVIEWS
Reviewed by Alec Solomita

SINGING IN THE KEY OF L: ALPHALEXIA, by Barbra Nightingale (Finishing Line Press, 2017)

Reviewed by Charles Rammelkamp

NO LESS PERSISTENT IN MEMORY THAN IN DREAM: Blood and Gypsies by Lenny DellaRocca (Anaphora Literary Press 16)

Reviewed by Philip Kobylarz

COCKYMOON: Jack Micheline, edited by William Taylor, Jr. Zeitgeist Press $18

COMMENTARY
William Heyen

THE GREEN BOOKCASE

 

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