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New American Writing
Volume: 25 | Year: 2007

Table of Contents:

Christopher Arigo
The illusion of damage may be useful

Dawn-Michelle Baude
from Finally: A Calendar

Bruce Beasley
Stray Apostrophes

Calvin Bedient
Low Water Letter

Hugh Behm-Steinberg
Were
My Realism

Curtis Bonney
Displacement
My Effective Properties

Jorge Louis Borges
Remorse
Rain
Laybrinth (I)
Things (I)
To the Coyote

James Brook
Dream and Melancholy of the Watchmaker
Qasida of the Body

Mary Burger
from The Man Without Stumps

Andrezej Bursa
Cafe for Dogs in the City of Bonn

Julie Carr
Noun Poem
Poem Poem

Maxine Chernoff
Scenes from Ordinary Life
The Commons

A. E. Clark
subway #1
mississippi (fishwife)

Kate Colby
from Unbecoming Behavior

Matthew Cooperman
Still: Eating
Still: To Do

Steve Dickison
from Disposed

Ray DiPalma
The Darkness beyond the Glare

Michael Tod Edgerton
Orphic (Narcissus from Beneath)

Landis Everson
This Is a Love Poem
The Very Last Minute
He Likes Rabbits
The Pursuit of Happenings
Short Breaths

Barbara Claire Freeman
St. Ursula's Mirror, 1
St. Ursula's Mirror, 2

Kim Hayes
a younger model
I adored

Brian Henry
Epithalamium
Even &
A Minor Insurrection
Habitual Present

Brenda Hillman
On Song, Lyric and Strings (essay)

William Hunt
What or Whom

James Jackson
Things to Do While Avoiding the Question

Stacy Nathaniel Jackson
Photic
Maser

Jane Joritz-Nakagawa
#52
Song

Andrew Joron
I Am the Door
No Telling

Claudia Keelan
Little Elegy (New Orleans and Biloxi)
Little Elegy (1977-1991)

Rodney Koeneke
Humanism Is Cheese
A Birthday Poem for Nada Gordon

Nancy Kuhl
Catalog and Lexicon

Ben Lerner
from deja lu

Joel Lewis
American Past Time
Enemy of the State
Wasn't Born to Follow

Francois Luong
from The Kohne Symmetry

J. Michael Martinez
Xicano
White

Khaled Mattawa
Zenith

Mario Montalbetti
Fin desierto (End desert)

Laura Mullen
Stratocumulus
By and By

Sawako Nakayasu
Desert Ant

Joseph Noble
from Invenzioni e Stravaganze

Linda Norton
Sonnet in Search of a Moor
A Parakeet

John Olson
The Prodigality of Green
Some Wanton Reflections
Nostrum

Elizabeth Robinson
Anti-Anatomical Conclusion, or Stealing the Trespass from the Thief

Tomaz Salamun
Blue Citroen Visa
Silhouette and Eternity
Bread
Afternoon, at the Table, above the Underworld

Lisa Samuels
Open your eyes to the terrible sculpture of bedclothes

Michael Sikkema
Code Over Code

Barry Silesky
The Idea

Edward Smallfield
(16.11.05)
(Vivaldi--for Valerie)

Jordan Stempleman
Love
Unlike Weight

Rebecca Stoddard
from The Woodblock Prints

Donna Stonecipher
Inlay (Elaine Scarry)

Brian Strang
dark adapt

Stephanie Strickland
from Huracan's Harp

Chad Sweeney
The Sentence
Landscape

Dara Wier
A Little Box of Horn Forks in the Road

Steve Wilson
Throatpoke Triolet
Triolet: Starfruit Tree with Mynah

Elizabeth Marie Young
The Painted Tiger Hates His Symmetry and Fights His Way Out of the Frame to His Creator's Great Delight

Andrew Zawacki
from Arrow's shadow

Poets of Interest in this issue:

Julie Carr
Noun Poem; Poem Poem

 

Kate Colby
from Unbecoming Behavior

 

Steve Dickison
from Disposed

 

Barbara Claire Freeman
St. Ursula's Mirror, 1; St. Ursula's Mirror, 2

 

Brenda Hillman
On Song, Lyric and Strings (essay)

 

Ben Lerner
from deja lu

 

J. Michael Martinez
Xicano; White

 

Sawako Nakayasu
Desert Ant

 

Elizabeth Robinson
Anti-Anatomical Conclusion, or Stealing the Trespass from the Thief

 

Tomaz Salamun
Blue Citroen Visa; Silhouette and Eternity; Bread; Afternoon, at the Table, above the Underworld

 

Lisa Samuels
Open your eyes to the terrible sculpture of bedclothes

 

Donna Stonecipher
Inlay (Elaine Scarry)

 

Dara Wier
A Little Box of Horn Forks in the Road