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Ploughshares
Volume: 23.1 | Year: 1997

Table of Contents:

William Baer
Adriatic

James Bertolino
Touch the Blues

Bruce Bond
Art Pepper

Laure-Anne Boselaar
The Feather at Breendonck

Kevin Bowen
Letter from the North

Laton Carter
The Death of Jazz

Richard Cecil
In Search of the Great Dead

Bruce Cohen
Escaping God

Greg Delanty
Bad Impression

Toi Derricotte
Invisible Dreams

Mark Doty
Mercy on Broadway

Gil Jose Duran
Night Train

Martin Espada
Thanksgiving

George Evans
from Earth's Mirror

Sascha Feinstein
Ruby, My Dear

Cecile Goding
Ragcutters' Heaven

Jennifer Grotz
Waiting to Wake Up Francaise

Alexander Gurevich
Komi

Marilyn Hacker
Again, The River

Bob Hicok
Our Town Intermezzo

Colette Inez
Reflections of the Lady Ch'ang

Hatif Janabi
In Frost

Alice Jones
Afterlife

Allison Joseph
For the Love of the Game

Jesse Lee Kercheval
Superstition Mountains, April

Priscilla Lee
Distance
Wisdom

Larry Levis
Elegy for Whatever Had a Pattern in It

Demetria Martinez
Night
First Things

Khaled Mattawa
A Chronicle of the Who & How

Campbell McGrath
El Balserito

Carl Phillips
Alba: Innocence

Marilene Phipps
Ti Kikit
Caribbean Corpses

Rohan B. Preston
Returning Home/Back-a-Yard

Leroy V. Quintana
Poem for Josephine Baker

Jan Richman
Driving Out of Providence

Jennifer Richter
Preparation for Burial

David Rivard
A Story About America

Lloyd Schwartz
Angel

J. D. Scrimgeour
On, Wisconsin

Angela Shannon
Distant Rain

Reginald Shepherd
Motive

Gerald Stern
Against the Crusades
An Explanation

Nguyen Quang Thieu
Two Seals

Richard Tillinghast
Westbound

Barbara Tran
from Rosary

Jon Tribble
Tail Dragger

Reetika Vazirani
From the Postcard at Vertigo Bookstore in D.C.

Charles Harper Webb
Wedding Dress

David Wojahn
Red Ochre

Lisa Yanover
In the Pardes

Daisy Zamora
Celebration of the Body

Poets of Interest in this issue:

Bruce Bond
Art Pepper

 

Mark Doty
Mercy on Broadway

 

Jennifer Grotz
Waiting to Wake Up Francaise

 

Bob Hicok
Our Town Intermezzo

 

Larry Levis
Elegy for Whatever Had a Pattern in It

 

Carl Phillips
Alba: Innocence

 

David Wojahn
Red Ochre