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American Poetry Review
Volume: 46.4 | Year: 2017

Table of Contents:

Allison Adair
Ways to Describe a Death Inside Your Own Living Body

Kaveh Akbar
Political Poem
Poem for My Mother on 28th Anniversary of the Iran Air Flight 655 Disaster
Holy as We Please
Best Shadows
If You Think You Can Scare Me You Probably Can

Ellen Bass
The Kitchen Counter
Goat, Cow, Man
Overdoing It

Michael Bazzett
At Night
The Cellar
Cain and Abel, Revisited
The Subterranean Room

Terrance Hayes
American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin "America, you just wanted change is all, a return"
American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin "Aryans, Betty Crocker, Bettye LaVette,"
American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin "Goddamn, so this is what it means to have a leader"
American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin "I pour a pinch of serious poison for you James"
American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin "I remember my sister's last hoorah. She joined the black"
American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin "It was discovered the best way to combat"
American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin "On some level, I'm always full of Girl Scout cookies"
American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin "Probably, ghosts are allergic to us. Our uproarious"
American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin "Rilke ends his sonnet 'Archaic Torso of Apollo' saying"
American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin "The difference between stay woke & don't sleep"
American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin "The earth of my nigga eyes are assassinated."
American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin "When I am nowhere near the ledge or knife covered"

Bob Hicok
Flight plan
The class visit
Going back to basics
The point of life
Friends

Brionne Janae
Corneas
Liver
Picture After the Big Game
And Then

Steven Kleinman
When in New Cities
World of Cease
Metaphor of a Starfish

Jennifer Knox
Wolverine Season
You Look at the Window

Ginger Ko
I Sang Mind Because I Could Not Sing Body
Not Every People Has Had a Sailor
My Only Consistency Is Me: That I Act -- The Yellowed Wind Found Inside Thunder

Ada Limon
The Year of the Goldfinches
Almost Forty
It's Harder
Sundown and All the Damage Done

Alicia Jo Rabins
Remember How We Planned to Get Married and Have Children?
Questions from My Uterus on the Occasion of My Husband's Vasectomy
My New Face
Passenger
Pig in a Blanket
I Dream of My Baby Sleeping While He Sleeps
Cradle Cap

Dan Turrell
Dead End Boogie

Laura Van Prooyen
The Calumet Region

Nikki Wallschlaeger
I'd Come Back from the Grave to Celebrate the End of Capitalism

Marlys West
By That I Do Mean Horse

Dean Young
Dance Event
Phantom Pains
Flower in Handcuffs
Unprotected
The Science of Thunder

Poets of Interest in this issue:

Kaveh Akbar
Political Poem; Poem for My Mother on 28th Anniversary of the Iran Air Flight 655 Disaster; Holy as We Please; Best Shadows; If You Think You Can Scare Me You Probably Can

 

Ellen Bass
The Kitchen Counter; Goat, Cow, Man; Overdoing It

 

Terrance Hayes
American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin "America, you just wanted change is all, a return"; American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin "Aryans, Betty Crocker, Bettye LaVette,"; American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin "Goddamn, so this is what it means to have a leader"; American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin "I pour a pinch of serious poison for you James"; American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin "I remember my sister's last hoorah. She joined the black"; American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin "It was discovered the best way to combat"; American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin "On some level, I'm always full of Girl Scout cookies"; American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin "Probably, ghosts are allergic to us. Our uproarious"; American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin "Rilke ends his sonnet 'Archaic Torso of Apollo' saying"; American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin "The difference between stay woke & don't sleep"; American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin "The earth of my nigga eyes are assassinated."; American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin "When I am nowhere near the ledge or knife covered"

 

Bob Hicok
Flight plan; The class visit; Going back to basics; The point of life; Friends

 

Jennifer Knox
Wolverine Season; You Look at the Window

 

Dean Young
Dance Event; Phantom Pains; Flower in Handcuffs; Unprotected; The Science of Thunder