Issue 7
Issue 7: winter/spring 2009

James Magruder Tenochtitlan

Olga Slavnikova (translated by Marian Schwartz) Substance

Peter Cameron The End of My Life in New York

Molly Giles Give Me That

Jarret Rosenblatt A Kind of Falling

Eva Talmadge Caroline

Padgett Powell Cry For Help From France


Idra Novey A History in Six Couplets

Kim Garcia And in the beginning was all the after | The City of Z

Alice Friman Medea, Intent | Tybee Island

John Ash Impossible | In Jean Dubuffet’s Crimson Landscape | Unasked For

Jehanne Dubrow Couplets | Modeled on the Verse of a Yiddish Poet | Fragment From a Nonexistent Yiddish Poet

Albert Goldbarth The Ardent Desire | Doesn’t Mean We Understand | The Power of Less

Denise Duhamel & Sandy McIntosh from “237 More Reasons to Have Sex”

Seth Abramson The Nigerian Metanarrative

George Manner Path of the Storm

Salgado Maranhão (translated by Alexis Levitin) #4 from Terra chã (#4 from Flatlands) | #6 from Terra chã (#6 from Flatlands)

Mark McKee Some Names of Ships

Jim Daniels One Word

Chad Davidson Controlled Burn

Benjamin Pryor If Making Love Were Thought | Up Near Balsam

Adam Day Badger in Mourning

Les Murray Lunar Eclipse | The Kiln Cavalry of Xian | Phone Canvass

TWIXT Three Poems

Deborah Ager The Hours

Jordan Davis Do You Want To

Ada Limón Bird Bound for a Good World

Timothy Green What Passes for Optimism at MacArthur Park

Randall Mann Monday | Translation

Gregory Fraser Hephaestus Calls My Brother Home

Andrea L. Watson Skin

Roberto Juarroz (translated by Mary Crow) Escamas de una pequeña sabiduria (Scales of a Little Wisdom)