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edited by Joyce Wilson

 
 
 

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Wolf-Tiger-Sea-Swallow-Us
Drawing by Katherine Jackson
Copyright © 2018 by Katherine Jackson

 
 
 
INCLUDING: Bruce Bennett   Barbara Siegel Carlson   Eric Chiles   Llyn Clague   Terese Coe    Diana Der-Hovanessian   Richard Dey   William Doreski   Richard Fein   Nels Hanson   Elena Harap   Victor Howes   Robert K. Johnson   George Kalogeris   Kathleen Kirk   Valerie Lester   Marge Piercy   Elizabeth Reeke   Ted Richer   William Ruleman   Michael Todd Steffen   Mindy Watson   Joyce Wilson  

POETRY:

TED RICHER: No Picture
NELS HANSON: Quokka
MICHAEL TODD STEFFEN: Four Generations
MINDY WATSON: Her Motherís Face
BARBARA SIEGEL CARLSON:
    Hidden in Words     After a Stroke     Liminal Street
ROBERT K. JOHNSON:
       Dementia        10-Years-Older Brother
LLYN CLAGUE: Little Piece of Fantasia
ERIC CHILES: A ProvenÁal Day
KATHLEEN KIRK: In the Future Library
RICHARD FEIN:
    American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language
    Re-reading Calamus
WILLIAM DORESKI:
       In the Low Countries        Last Centuryís Couple
ELENA HARAP: Sunday at the Spa
ELIZABETH REEKE: What Do We Know?
JOYCE WILSON: The Voice of Mrs. Brown
MARGE PIERCY:
       Memory lurks in them        The afterlife of old desires
       Another request comes in        A bush of surprises
                             A great morning arrives
GEORGE KALOGERIS:
       Diana Der-Hovanessian        Arshile Gorky

In memory of VICTOR HOWES
       Thoughts after Spenser
       Prometheus Fires Back
       Athena, Goddess of Wisdom
       Oedipus Rejected
       Persephone Explains
       Euclid Reconsidered
       Herpetology for Beginners
       Weathervane Dialogue
       Lesson in Ceramics
       Metamorphosed

In Memory of DIANA DER-HOVANESSIAN
     Improving the Golden Rule
     Niklos Radnoti to Daniel Varoujan
     Only One Other Poem
     The Machine of War
     Travelling Home
     Songs of Bread
     The Bakerís Apprentice
     Bread
     Not Bread
     Translating the Word for Bread

PROSE:  Editorís NOTE   Artistís Comment    Will You Dance with Me, Mary?, a story by Ted Richer   

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