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Bennington Review
Volume: 1 | Year: 2016

Table of Contents:

Kaveh Akbar
Desunt Nonnulla
Love Poem
Wild Pear Tree

Rae Armantrout
Seams
Echoes
Refresh

Rick Barot
Girl Carrying Ladder

April Bernard
Across the Lawn

Erica Bernheim
The Correct and Meaningful Installation of Accurate Sprinklers and Terror

Sarah Blake
The Body
How the Knots Made Me
Fire Mountain from the Deadly
Journey

Alison D. Moncrief Bromage
About Silence

Jericho Brown
Independence

Adam Clay
In Process Without You

Cynthia Cruz
The Porcelain Room
Self-Portrait with Face Covered in Tiny White Diamonds

Christopher DeWeese
Sucked Out
Soul to Squeeze

Carolina Ebeid
Passerine

Jessica Fisher
Speedwell
The Voice

Emily Kendal Frey
During That Time I Was Doing a Lot of Deep Work with Women

John Gallaher
Sometimes I Find the Idea of the Sun Expanding and Swallowing the Earth Comforting, Sometimes It Makes Me Sad

Kimberly Grey
System with a Letter at the Time of Marriage
No System for Death

Henry Israeli
The Life and Death Machine

Laura Kasischke
One World at a Time

Noelle Kocot
Sense of Entitlement
Insomnia for a Month

Dorothea Lasky
You Thought
Is It a Burden

Yi Lei
from Love's Dance

Dora Malech
s[k]
[ ]or[ ]ask[ ]

Caroline Manring
One Day I Will Tell You What I Know

Joseph Massey
On the Solstice

Ted Mathys
Night Bloom
Primate House

Shane McCrae
Carrie Kinsey's Letter to Theodore Roosevelt

Jeffrey McDaniel
The Bottom of My Hourglass
My Adobe Bouquet

Lo Kwa Mei-en
The Diamond Rule

Sarah Messer
Address to a Flowering Field
Stutter

Emily Perez
Ambition

Hai-Dang Phan
The Late Eddie Adams

Andrew Michael Roberts
Letters, Unwritten

Iliana Rocha
Tabloid for the Black Dahlia
Tabloid for JonBenet Ramsey

Montreux Rotholtz
Arm

Zach Savich
[Presently blackbirds]

Robyn Schiff
The Action of Worms

Sandra Simonds
Dear Diary,

Safiya Sinclair
Autobiography
August in the Country of Another

Sarah Elaine Smith
Fat-Necked Singer
Memoir

Monica Sok
Strategy Against Dying

G. C. Waldrep
Neither Winter Nor a Golden Dust
Epithet
Testimony

Wendy Xu
I Must Change My Form

Poets of Interest in this issue:

Kaveh Akbar
Desunt Nonnulla; Love Poem; Wild Pear Tree

 

Rae Armantrout
Seams; Echoes; Refresh

 

Rick Barot
Girl Carrying Ladder

 

Sarah Blake
The Body; How the Knots Made Me; Fire Mountain from the Deadly; Journey

 

Jericho Brown
Independence

 

Adam Clay
In Process Without You

 

Christopher DeWeese
Sucked Out; Soul to Squeeze

 

Carolina Ebeid
Passerine

 

Emily Kendal Frey
During That Time I Was Doing a Lot of Deep Work with Women

 

John Gallaher
Sometimes I Find the Idea of the Sun Expanding and Swallowing the Earth Comforting, Sometimes It Makes Me Sad

 

Kimberly Grey
System with a Letter at the Time of Marriage; No System for Death

 

Dorothea Lasky
You Thought; Is It a Burden

 

Dora Malech
s[k]; [ ]or[ ]ask[ ]

 

Shane McCrae
Carrie Kinsey's Letter to Theodore Roosevelt

 

Lo Kwa Mei-en
The Diamond Rule

 

Hai-Dang Phan
The Late Eddie Adams

 

Zach Savich
[Presently blackbirds]

 

Robyn Schiff
The Action of Worms

 

Sandra Simonds
Dear Diary,

 

G. C. Waldrep
Neither Winter Nor a Golden Dust; Epithet; Testimony

 

Wendy Xu
I Must Change My Form