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Bennington Review
Volume: 3 | Year: 2017

Table of Contents:

Meena Alexander
Refuge

Gabrielle Bates
Judas Goat
Repentance Circles Itself Before Sleeping

Jake Bauer
Elegy in Regress

Bruce Beasley
At the Last Trump

William Brewer
Relapse Psalm
Today I Took You to Our Oxyana High School Reunion
Oxyana, West Virginia

Emily Brown
Nightmares
These Days

Jennifer Conlon
Five Years Post-Deployment

Peter Cooley
Spirit Dog Etc.
Poem for Early Morning, Not Aubade

Cynthia Cruz
Artaud
Innenwelt

Christopher Davis
To Have a Choice

John Paul Davis
Exit, Pursued by 175 People Performing a Romantic Bollywood Number

Adam Day
Gift Horse

Chelsea Dingman
Accident Report: After the Baby Dies

Anais Duplan
from Mount Carmel and the Blood of Parnassus

Nick Flynn
What You Can't Hear
Balcony

Jessica Franck
Grapefruit

Noah Eli Gordon
Some Information About Forty Years of Existence

Alexandria Hall
A Series of Losses
In the Nets

Dina Hardy
[Dear Motion Line]

Ally Harris
Skim

Claire Hero
Coyotl Escapes the Weeded Tongue

James Hoch
Fayum Portrait

Carlie Hoffman
Mime in Anchorage Station
Postcard from Alaska

Richie Hofmann
Die Krahe

Kirsten Ihns
May I Propose You

Nazifa Islam
Without Sanctuary

Gary Jackson
Holoprosencephaly

Marlin M. Jenkins
Portrait of Hansel and Gretel as Lost Black Family

Rachel Jepsen
60 Days
In All Honesty

Jennifer Knox
Abby Got Out

Anjuli Fatima Raza Kolb
Action and Contemplation

Krystal Languell
from Middlemarch Poems

Amy Lawless
Dolphin Live Birth

Sarah McCann
Tragedy of the Sheep

Gary McDowell
History Repeats Itself, as Seen from My Hotel Room Window

Erika Meitner
Peregrinus

Matt W. Miller
Lieutenant Glahn's Happy Twin

Amanda Nadelberg
from There Have Been Some Days I Didn't Know Your Name

Aimee Nezhukumatathil
One-Star Reviews of the Taj Mahal
One-Star Reviews of the Great Wall of China

Sarah Rose Nordgren
The Box My Mother Keeps
Movie Night

Elizabeth Onusko
Fight-or-Flight Is an Imperfect Theory
Ancestral Home

Dana Prescott
Rusted Razor

Karen Rigby
Portrait as Latin American Film Festival Entry No. 37
Portrait as Matryoshka

Mary Ruefle
Chain of Flowers
Maria and the Halls of Perish
Dunce

Justin Runge
Hermitage

Elizabeth Scanlon
Whole

Natalie Scenters-Zapico
A Crown of Gold Snakes on My Head

Danniel Schoonebeek
from Record
Only the Lonely

Natalie Shapero
Home, Followed by Tall Buildings
Pennsylvania

Sara Sheiner
Obituary

Claire Wahmanholm
Simon Says
Descent

Nikki Wallschlaeger
Jamais Vu State of Mind
Gun Show at the County Fairgrounds

Phillip B. Williams
Maskot #3: For the White Students Next Door Who Say "Nigga" When Singing Along to Rap Songs Loud Enough for Me to Hear

Katie Willingham
Apocalypse / Utopia V
Algorithm for Procedurally Geneated Defense Mechanisms

Ghassan Zaqtan
Damascus 1986
Vehicles in the Dark

Poets of Interest in this issue:

Gabrielle Bates
Judas Goat; Repentance Circles Itself Before Sleeping

 

William Brewer
Relapse Psalm; Today I Took You to Our Oxyana High School Reunion; Oxyana, West Virginia

 

Anais Duplan
from Mount Carmel and the Blood of Parnassus

 

Nick Flynn
What You Can't Hear; Balcony

 

Noah Eli Gordon
Some Information About Forty Years of Existence

 

Claire Hero
Coyotl Escapes the Weeded Tongue

 

James Hoch
Fayum Portrait

 

Richie Hofmann
Die Krahe

 

Marlin M. Jenkins
Portrait of Hansel and Gretel as Lost Black Family

 

Jennifer Knox
Abby Got Out

 

Anjuli Fatima Raza Kolb
Action and Contemplation

 

Krystal Languell
from Middlemarch Poems

 

Amy Lawless
Dolphin Live Birth

 

Erika Meitner
Peregrinus

 

Amanda Nadelberg
from There Have Been Some Days I Didn't Know Your Name

 

Aimee Nezhukumatathil
One-Star Reviews of the Taj Mahal; One-Star Reviews of the Great Wall of China

 

Sarah Rose Nordgren
The Box My Mother Keeps; Movie Night

 

Mary Ruefle
Chain of Flowers; Maria and the Halls of Perish; Dunce

 

Natalie Scenters-Zapico
A Crown of Gold Snakes on My Head

 

Danniel Schoonebeek
from Record; Only the Lonely

 

Natalie Shapero
Home, Followed by Tall Buildings; Pennsylvania

 

Claire Wahmanholm
Simon Says; Descent

 

Phillip B. Williams
Maskot #3: For the White Students Next Door Who Say "Nigga" When Singing Along to Rap Songs Loud Enough for Me to Hear