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New American Writing
Volume: 23 | Year: 2005

Table of Contents:

Evonne Acevedo
Half-rise
I Am the Steely Dan of Poetry

George Albon
Poem Beginning with a Line of Prose
Realistic Battery
I Had

Kostas Anagnopoulos
April

Tammy Armstrong
After Snake River Canyon Jump
Years After Charlotte Street
After Angie There Was a Fear

Ken Babstock
The Nabokov-Wilson Letters
"Miles of Europe went by"
Franconia

Louise Bak
Rock 'n' Roll
Alaya
Dim Sum

Dan Beachy-Quick
Lullaby
Lullaby
Demonstrative Lullaby
Lullaby

Christian Bok
Ten Maps of Sardonic Wit
Vowels
from Virtual Realities
NOYTA CCCP

Stephanie Bolster
The Future
Topiary
Bagatelle

Laynie Browne
from Original Presence

Jason Camlot
Daddy Lazarus

Van Cao
Three Varations at 65 Years Old

Baolin Cheng
Glass
Running Across My Wife at a Subway Station

Mark Cochrane
Honeymoon
In the Olfactory Lobe
Keeping House
J. C. Wilber Building

Marc Cohen
A Long Time Back

Matthew Cooperman
It Is Absence We Cultivate Knowing the Corpse

John Cross
Topography of Muses
The Flint-Lock

Mahmoud Darwish
Thanks to Tunis
I Have a Seat in the Abandoned Theater
In Syria
In Egypt
Like a Mysterious Incident

Connie Deanovich
Though We Wanted It to Stay
Horizon, Soldier
Autumnal Equinox

Linh Dinh
Bearings
A Super Clean Country
Continuous Bullets Over Flattened Earth

Nguyen Do
A Symphony of Friendship
The Unlucky Days
Mission

Sharon Dolin
Be, as in Flotsam
Tea Lay

Stacy Doris
from Knot

Nguyen Duy
Looking Home from Far Away

Kari Edwards
Obedience: 127

Clayton Eshleman
Chauvet, Left Wall of End Chamber
From a Terrace

Jon Paul Fiorentino
Earle Nelson's Song
Schlocktober
Introdctory (THE THEORY OF THE LOSER CLASS)
Strafed

Susan Firer
from Punctuation

Gloria Frym
Medicate Specific

Lara Glenum
The Eggs of My Amnesia
The Hairiest Room of All

Tony Hooper
Maudite
QRA

Ray Hsu
Cabinet of Antiques
Chamber Music

Dang Dinh Hung
from The New Horizon

Hoang Hung
A Man Returning Home
Black Dog, Black Night
The Madwoman

Andrew Joron
Voiceover (Desert)
Home Unkonwn Stone

Lawrence Kearney
from This Will Be My

Sally Keith
When What It Is Takes Off

Bill Kennedy
(Thrown Out for Lack of Evidence)
(Driving a Gas-Guzzling 71 Impala)
(A Pretense to Universality)

Noelle Kocot
After His Woman Is Killed, Conan the Barbarian Goes On To Become a King by His Own Hand With Her Spirit Guiding Him
Without
For Damon

Nhat Le
Myself
When I'm 23

Joseph Lease
Try

Vi Thuy Linh
Lying Down Forever with the Meadow

Timothy Liu
Romance
Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi

Chip Livingston
Absence Is Not Here

Colleen Lookingbill
Nostalgia

Bobbi Lurie
Strange Light

Carl Martin
We Are in Linguistic Accord

David McGimpsey
Please Don't Make Me Read Your Blog
Silverfish Anniversary
Architeuthis

Philip Metres
Question for Sergey Gandlevsky

George Murray
Small Town Marathon
All Angles and Swinging Handles
A Moment's Autograph
Collusion

Jesse Nissim
House

Kathleen Ossip
from Cinephrastics

Lisa Pasold
So What If It Is
Faith
Weather
Coastline

Mark Pawlak
The Sharper the Berry

Amy Pence
A Year of Roses

Sina Queyras
Later
Meditation on a Swllow and One Peony
Ms. Forrest, Ten Years After
The Smugglers
Ablation Zone
The Meat Painter
If I Weren't So Miserable I Should Never Be Happy

Anna Rabinowitz
from The Book of Mandate as Helotry

Stephen Ratcliffe
from CLOUD/RIDGE

Donald Revell
Election Year
On My Fiftieth Birthday
Hallowe'en, Blue Diamond, Nevada

Sarah Riggs
from Pigments

Lisa Robertson
Wooden Houses

Elizabeth Robinson
The Buoyant

Alix Anne Shaw
Shibboleth
Aegean

Neil Shepard
C'est Dommage

Aaron Shurin
Avatar

Logan Ryan Smith
[Nymph In]

Carmine Starnino
Money
Homemade
Accident

Jordan Stempleman
Movement

Nathalie Stephens
from Touch to Affliction

John Stiles
House for the Rural Poor
Record of a Tractor
Little Buggers My Mom

SuZi
(After 9 Volt)
(Coconut After Mirror)

Elizabeth Swados
Goodbye to Words
King Devil

Chad Sweeney
Essence
A Stairway Down

Novica Tadiae
The Red Locust
Smithereens

Thanh Thao
March 12
To Suddenly Remember
A Soldier Speaks of His Generation

Nguyen Quang Thieu
The Spirits of Cows

Barbara Tomash
from Flying in Water

Cesar Vallejo
The Stones
Half Light
Dregs
Huaco
White Rose
Dictum
Fresco
Unity

Paul Vermeersch
My Life in Black Outline

Chet Wiener
from Lobby as Thrill

Dara Wier
Those are Leaves on Fire

Poets of Interest in this issue:

Dan Beachy-Quick
Lullaby; Lullaby; Demonstrative Lullaby; Lullaby

 

Laynie Browne
from Original Presence

 

Stacy Doris
from Knot

 

Sally Keith
When What It Is Takes Off

 

Joseph Lease
Try

 

Bobbi Lurie
Strange Light

 

Kathleen Ossip
from Cinephrastics

 

Sina Queyras
Later; Meditation on a Swllow and One Peony; Ms. Forrest, Ten Years After; The Smugglers; Ablation Zone; The Meat Painter; If I Weren't So Miserable I Should Never Be Happy

 

Donald Revell
Election Year; On My Fiftieth Birthday; Hallowe'en, Blue Diamond, Nevada

 

Elizabeth Robinson
The Buoyant

 

Barbara Tomash
from Flying in Water

 

Dara Wier
Those are Leaves on Fire