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Crab Orchard Review
Volume: 3.1 | Year: 1997

Table of Contents:

Dorothy Barresi
Bad Joke
Fifties Song (or, We Are All Born Under Eisenhower)

Diann Blakely
The Last Violet

Daniel Bourne
Salvage

Gaylord Brewer
City of Rooks

Wanda Coleman
The Authentic Cannibal and Friend

Billy Collins
Journal
Adultery

Martha Collins
Lines

Karen Craigo
Scat with mourning dove

Deborah Cummins
Opossum
Crows

Philip Dacey
On a Contributor's Note for William Stafford

Elizabeth Dodd
The Door

Denise Duhamel
Yes

Brendan Galvin
The American Chestnut Trees

Mary Jo Firth Gillet
Spindrift
Like a Deity, Like a Diatom

Beckian Fritz Goldberg
Unmeasured Prelude

Tony Grooms
Lincoln Memorial

Bruce Guernsey
The Birthmark

Rachel Hadas
Tea and a Dream
Poetry Workshop

Jane Hoogestraat
The Gifts That Strangers Bring

Jennifer Hubbarb
Swimming Lessons

Andrew Hudgins
Poem

Mark Jarman
Unholy Sonnet
Goya's Saint Peter Repentant
Surf Fever

Alice Jones
Arch Rock
Gliding

Veronika Kapustina
'From the waiting room of the depot . . .'
'In this crowded city, where everyone is tired of each other...'

William Kloefkorn
Back into the Fifties
Soul

Lynn Kuderko
Forgiveness
Leaving, I Pause to Stand at your Desk

Anna Leahy
The Shape of Metal
The Coronation

Rebecca McClanahan
The Round Earth's Imagined Corners

Heather McHugh
Taxis de pasa logos

Quang Thieu Nguy-en
My Father's Laughter
The Sound of Sniper Fire
Moonlight and a Doorstep

Carl Phillips
Hymn
With Wing Markings in the Scattered Pattern of Forgive
Self-Portrait for the Life after This One

Katharine Riegel
Three Lies

Lee Ann Roripaugh
Ode to Sushi
A Dance of Wooden Shoes
Squid

Diana Sabot
Grand Canyon
Work

Natasha Saje
Astrology
Why I Won't Pierce My Ears

Reginald Shepherd
October
One If By Land

Leslie Shiel
Prodigal, Late Spring

Kevin Stein
To the Bookstore Manager Who Stuffs Each Purchase with a 'How to Get a Refund' Bookmark
Little Puddles, Spring Buckets, the Earth Awash

Virgil Suarez
Yiya & Gustavo
El Che in East L.A.

Judith Taylor
Reading Rilke

Daniel Tobin
from Homage to Bartolomeo de las Casas

Ann Townsend
The Rented House

Antonio Vallone
Mexican Switchblades

Reetika Vazirani
My Flight Was Leaving
Ghazal When I Was a Housewife

Eleanor Wilner
Judgement
. . .Zero at the Bone
Here on earth shouldering nothing

Kevin Young
Soul
Stardust
Rinso

Poets of Interest in this issue:

Martha Collins
Lines

 

Beckian Fritz Goldberg
Unmeasured Prelude

 

Heather McHugh
Taxis de pasa logos

 

Carl Phillips
Hymn; With Wing Markings in the Scattered Pattern of Forgive; Self-Portrait for the Life after This One