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VOLT
Volume: 20 | Year: 2015

Table of Contents:

Jeff Alessandrelli
"I don't know what would have happened to me if I hadn't been able to hear." --Ray Charles

Kazim Ali
Legislature
Poetry Reading

Anselm Berrigan
Regrets
Degrets
Egrets

Mark Bibbins
The Second-Worst Thing

Garrett Caples
zen of nez
OAKLAND

Julie Carr
We Who Believe
Somewhere I Am Suddenly Born

Maxine Chernoff
Pilgrim
Ballad

Donna de la Perriere
Having Already Made Worse Things Happen

Adam Fagin
2061

Norman Fischer
The Republic of the Utterly Private
Mustering

Gilliam Olivia Blythe Hamel
six selections for occident

Kristen Hanlon
Big Moody Curve

Brian Henry
Winter Pasture

Andrew Joron
Blind Illumination

Paula Koneanzy
to read is to tether
Observatory
You Too Can Be a Woman Meteorologist
from Caught in the Gears
The Whole River & All of the Land
divergence
My Artist
to read was to tether

Joseph Lease
Try

Katy Lederer
Histology

Karen Lepri
from Recollections of a Skull

Sandra Lim
Ver Novum

Stephane Mallarme
Varoius Sonnets

Cate Marvin
High School as Remembered by the Dying Dog

Alexandra Mattraw
The Last Word

Joshua McKinney
A Morphology
Prayer for My Daughter

Todd Melicker
from lineage

Rusty Morrison
Mirror Fable
Bringing Fable
Tool Fable

Hoa Nguyen
Machiavelli
Torn

Alice Notley
Happened

Sharon Osmond
Region

Colin Partch
Noon
The Sea Was Not a Mask
Roaring Wind
Night dreamed own shape
Roaring Wind
Ash
Cypress
14th St.

Ricardo Pau-Llosa
DEMOCRACY,

Emily Pettit
It's Hard to Ask for Things You Don't Have Words For
It's Not Easy Being Queasy

Tara Rebele
Untitled 1
Untitled 2
Untitled 3

Andrea Rexilius
from Seance
Second Residue: The Woods

Rod Roland
Notes on Santa Cruz
California God

Kate Martin Rowe
Barren

Giovanni Singleton
sanctified: a meostic

Carol Snow
Elegy (Missing)

Marjorie Stein
[chapter twenty-six]
[chapter sixty-one]
[chapter seventy]
[chapter ninety-four]
[chapter ninety-six]
[chapter one hundred fourteen]
[chapter one hundred twenty-two]

Stacy Szymaszek
excerpt from THE JOURNALS (FALL)

James Tate
The Photograph of Lincoln
Toy Soldiers

Brian Teare
pencil on aquatint ground, twelve and a half by twelve inches
watercolor, ink and gouache on paper, nine and a quarter by nine and a quarter inches

Dara Wier
from THE PIECES

C. D. Wright
Imaginary Mexico
Imagianry Hollywood
Imaginary Suitcase

John Yau
Firefly Promises

Andrew Zawacki
from Waterfall plot

Poets of Interest in this issue:

Mark Bibbins
The Second-Worst Thing

 

Garrett Caples
zen of nez; OAKLAND

 

Julie Carr
We Who Believe; Somewhere I Am Suddenly Born

 

Joseph Lease
Try

 

Katy Lederer
Histology

 

Sandra Lim
Ver Novum

 

Cate Marvin
High School as Remembered by the Dying Dog

 

Todd Melicker
from lineage

 

Rusty Morrison
Mirror Fable; Bringing Fable; Tool Fable

 

Alice Notley
Happened

 

Ricardo Pau-Llosa
DEMOCRACY,

 

Emily Pettit
It's Hard to Ask for Things You Don't Have Words For; It's Not Easy Being Queasy

 

Andrea Rexilius
from Seance; Second Residue: The Woods

 

Giovanni Singleton
sanctified: a meostic

 

Stacy Szymaszek
excerpt from THE JOURNALS (FALL)

 

James Tate
The Photograph of Lincoln; Toy Soldiers

 

Brian Teare
pencil on aquatint ground, twelve and a half by twelve inches; watercolor, ink and gouache on paper, nine and a quarter by nine and a quarter inches

 

Dara Wier
from THE PIECES

 

C. D. Wright
Imaginary Mexico; Imagianry Hollywood; Imaginary Suitcase

 

John Yau
Firefly Promises