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New American Writing
Volume: 31 | Year: 2013

Table of Contents:

Maria Baranda
Vibora
Nine Mexican Poets Edited by Cristina Rivera-Garza

Husein Barguthi
The Falcon
I Dreamed You
Eastern Jazz
A Condition

Juan Carlos Bautista
Heads

Deborah Bernhardt
Helium

Rob Budde
"En Cha Khuna"
On the Road to the Downsized Pulp Mill

Stephen Cain
Etc. Phrase #5
Etc. Phrase #6
Etc. Phrase #14
Etc. Phrase #15

Susan Calvillo
At the Sight of It, I Could Not Eat
I Could Eat a Ton: It's-it, Hog, Theft

Maxine Chernoff
Under the Music
Heard
Singular

Margaret Christakos
Threshold

Gillian Conoley
Trying to Write a Poem about Gandhi

Donna de la Perriere
Exodus
Into the Silent Land

Oscar de Pablo
In Commemoration of Me
Song by Someone Who Needs You

Tiff Dressen
from "Because I Had to Learn to Look / At the Sky Again"

Mark DuCharme
From Here, Which Is Also a Place

Trisia Eddy
The Taxidermists' Dream, I
The Taxidermists' Dream, II

Dean Faulwell
Excessive
Almost Always

Jon Paul Fiorentino
Things-As-Facts
Clearly, Bleakly a Punch Line

Phil Hall
Harmony

Bradley Harrison
Symphony #5 in E Flat, Op 82-3. Allegro Molto

Rebecca Hazelton
Oh, the America of It All
Bound Like Isaac

John High
Dialogue III (The Mute Girl Asks)
Dialogue IV (At the End of a Word)

Marilyn Irwin
Porcelain
Watercolour

Andrew Joron
Thought Thou Ought
Q Bed

Vincent Katz
Arles Mars

Claudia Keelan
I Grew Coarse--Sirventes
Maria de Ventadorn and Gui d'Ussel

Caroline Knox
We Sang "Fire! Fire! My Heart"
Dave the Potter Made Me
Era Sure

Noelle Kocot
The Warning
On the Debut of Oliver Messiaen's "Quartet for the End of Time"

Sylvia Legris
Rash Data (The Atlas of Cutaneous Eruptions)

Rebecca Lilly
from Dragon Butterly Seal

Oscar David Lopez
Pharmacopornographic Dawn Day One
John Gibler
Poem to Be Read in the Trunk of a Car

Kimberly Lyons
Flap
Daylight
Calcinato

Nathaniel Mackey
Anacoluthic Light -- "Mu" Seventy-Ninth Part

Roxane Marini
Test Case

Nicole Markotic
Seven by Seven
Counted

Jane Medved
Welcome to the 4th Millennium

Yaxkin Melchy
The Boots of the Sun

Laura Mullen
Layers of Paper
Some Ideas of Order

David Mutschlecner
The Transfiguration
"The Roses Had the Look of Flowers That Are Looked At"

Denise Newman
Back Yard
The Father

Hoa Nguyen
Tower Sonnet
Sonnet for Mimir's Head

Timothy O'Keefe
Quadrilateral: Mistless
Quadrilateral: Almost Skipping
Meg

John Olson
Ablution in Banjos
No Cure for Pronouns

Sharon Osmond
from Arboreal

Ann Pelletier
Autobiography [Is it my white skull]
Autobiography [I would be watching a bird]

Meredith Quartermain
Morning Fog Patches
Nonlocality

Bin Ramke
Too
Why It Is Painful to Speak

Donald Revell
In Paradise Alone
A Shepherd's Calendar

Maria Rivera
Dark

Cristina Rivera-Garza
Not to Be Terrified

Jaime Robles
from Decorations

Spencer Selby
Mad Mien

Edward Smallfield
From Cartas Borradas

Carol Snow
Canvas, Rather Blasphemously, as "Frontlet"

BJ Soloy
Tableaux Vivants

Gretchen Stengel
Father-in-the-Attic Speaks Spiral

Nathaniel Tarn
From Exitus Generis Humani

Alejandro Tarrab
Disintegration Series

Barbara Tomash
Planned. Planted. Established. Neglected.

Sara Uribe
Jericho

G. C. Waldrep
Discrete Series: Captain/Dahlia
Discrete Series: Scunthorpe

Andy Weaver
From This

Steve Wilson
Sonnet: Of Ahmed and His Barricades
Trying to Untie the Borders

Kathleen Winter
Freud Before Bed
Letter from Iceland

Poets of Interest in this issue:

Gillian Conoley
Trying to Write a Poem about Gandhi

 

Bradley Harrison
Symphony #5 in E Flat, Op 82-3. Allegro Molto

 

Rebecca Hazelton
Oh, the America of It All; Bound Like Isaac

 

Caroline Knox
We Sang "Fire! Fire! My Heart"; Dave the Potter Made Me; Era Sure

 

Nathaniel Mackey
Anacoluthic Light -- "Mu" Seventy-Ninth Part

 

Bin Ramke
Too; Why It Is Painful to Speak

 

Donald Revell
In Paradise Alone; A Shepherd's Calendar

 

Barbara Tomash
Planned. Planted. Established. Neglected.

 

G. C. Waldrep
Discrete Series: Captain/Dahlia; Discrete Series: Scunthorpe

 

Kathleen Winter
Freud Before Bed; Letter from Iceland