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Birmingham Poetry Review
Volume: 42 | Year: 2015

Table of Contents:

Christopher Bakken
Sentence

Angela Ball
Things About Hotels
Enter the Guest

Sally Ball
Entwined Buddha

David Bottoms
Baptists

Tina Mozelle Braziel
Fluidity

Jay Bremyer
The Day Ignatow Died

Joel Brouwer
A Few Lines from the Library

Michelle Chan Brown
The Drinker's Almanac
Purge
Like Any Keeper
Year of the Horse

Stacey Lynn Brown
The One Black Girl at the Racist Sleepover
What Next

Bill Brown

Elijah Burrell
Change of Song

Adam Clay
On Exhaustion

Daniel Corrie
Augustine Chanting

Noel Crook
Field-of-Flowers

Geri Doran
Martins (Quantum)
Trainsong

Moira Egan
Love's Baby Soft

Charlene Fix
Turning the Line

Bernadette Geyer
Sleeping It Off

Joshua Gottlieb-Miller
The Art of Bagging

Hastings Hensel
Gouging for Glass

Ernest Hilbert
Dominion of the Parthians

Graham Hillard
Art Student

Richie Hofmann
Bakery
Renovation

Luke Hollis
Lambing

Tom Holmes
The Orange Movement and the Rise and Fall of Orange Nucleaire

Lesley Jenike
The Lepidopterist
Twelfth Night
Splitting the Lark

Parneshia Jones
StairMaster

Allison Joseph
Confederate Season
Somewhere in the North Bronx, Late Seventies
Sidewalks
Encyclopedias
Sonnet for a Scale

Stephen Kampa
News from the Little Room
Nothing by Halves

Keetje Kuipers
First Trimester
Winter Lambs
Overwinter

Austin MacRae
Pitch

Al Maginnes
Leaving an AA Meeting During a Snowstorm
Isaac, Afterward

Dora Malech
Little Offer
Caldo

Charles Martin
The Light of Knowledge
When We Had It All

Cleopatra Mathis
Southern Girlhood, 1963
Autobiography 2

L. S. McKee
Alva and the Field, 1944
Alva and the Mockingbird

Jim Mersmann
Morning, Easter
"For Counting Your Blessings," She Said

Peter Munro
A Fisheries Scientist Suffers the Flood to Come

Jim Murphy
Ancient, Immaterial

Gregg Murray
The Deal

Richard Newman
The Ugliest Woman Sitting at the Bar

Alan Michael Parker
The Serengeti
Why I Am Not a Painter

Ricardo Pau-Llosa
Rings

Alexandria Peary
Troubled Lawns

Charlotte Pence
Orderly

John Poch
At Dante's Tomb

Christina Pugh
Summer's End
Hindsight

Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers
Six Camps

Matthew Roth
Stars

J. D. Scrimgeour
Lifting the Turtle
Pinecroft Dairy

Michael Shewmaker
The Neighbors, Upstairs
A Summer Primer
Tenebrae

Erin Elizabeth Smith
Alice Dreams the Storm

Gary Soto
Am I a Thief?
Saint Peter, show me where the bachelors sit.

Catherine Staples
Rose Red, Rose White
Cylindrical Bales

Christine Swint
Colonial Llorona
Suburban Llorona

Jeffrey Thomson
Watercolor Painting Class
The Rolling Stones Visit the Cave of Hercules, 1967, Morocco

Elizabeth Weiss
Museum with My Father

Will Wells
In Concert
What's Weft?

Terri Witek
Sex Dream with Two Boxes

Amy Wright
Notocera
Platycotis

William Wright
Three Notes on Drowning
Sanguinaria

Poets of Interest in this issue:

David Bottoms
Baptists

 

Joel Brouwer
A Few Lines from the Library

 

Adam Clay
On Exhaustion

 

Geri Doran
Martins (Quantum); Trainsong

 

Richie Hofmann
Bakery; Renovation

 

Dora Malech
Little Offer; Caldo

 

Ricardo Pau-Llosa
Rings

 

Charlotte Pence
Orderly