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Ploughshares
Volume: 22.1 | Year: 1996

Table of Contents:

Elizabeth Alexander
Harlem Birthday Party

Julia Alvarez
Folding My Clothes
Two Years Too Late

Rane Arroyo
Breathing Lessons

Alison Brackenbury
In the General
At the Playhouse

Rafael Campo
Route 17

Melissa Cannon
Fairy Tale and Gloss

Alfred Corn
Musical Sacrifice

Brian Komei Dempster
My Questions to Obachan, Her Answers
A Conversation with My Mother, Renko

Tory Dent
Everybody Loves a Winner
Voice as Gym-Body

Cornelius Eady
How I Got Born
My Heart
Who Am I?
Sightings

Thomas Sayers Ellis
Atomic Bride

Martin Espada
Offerings to an Ulcerated God

U. A. Fanthorpe
On Worms, and Being Lucky
N'e

Diana Garcia
Cotton Rows, Cotton Blankets

Arthur Gregor
Chiaroscuro

Judith Hall
Fanny Burney; Or, The Anatomy Theater
The Other Girls in Lettuce

Yusef Komunyakaa
Ogoni

Maxine Kumin
Letters

Khaled Mattawa
Heartsong

Stephen McLeod
Becoming Kansas

Constance Merritt
Woman of Color

Alicia Ostriker
Another Imaginary Voyage

Carl Phillips
The Blue Castrato

Minnie Bruce Pratt
The White Star

Hilda Raz
Breast/Fever
Service

Boyer Rickel
Ode (To My Desire)

Aleida Rodriguez
The First Woman
Parts of Speech

Carol Rumens
The Mistaken Nymph

Grace Schulman
Elegy Written in the Conservatory Garden

Maureen Seaton
When I Was White

Reginald Shepherd
Blue

Poets of Interest in this issue:

Elizabeth Alexander
Harlem Birthday Party

 

Thomas Sayers Ellis
Atomic Bride

 

Yusef Komunyakaa
Ogoni

 

Alicia Ostriker
Another Imaginary Voyage

 

Carl Phillips
The Blue Castrato