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The Literary Review
Volume: 61.1 | Year: 2018

Table of Contents:

Russell Brakefield
Irregular Heartbeats at the Park West
A Herd of Marbled Cows on a Hill in Kentucky

Stephanie Burt
Loaf
Cardboard Matchbox
Snow

Dana Jaye Cadman
@danajaye

Jennifer Chang
The Middle Ages
Inside Voice

Andrea Cohen
Attention Checkout
Allee
Rooms
Yarn
Action Origami
Early Fervor

Brittany Dennison
April 30, 2016
The Denison Homestead

Mary Donnelly
Scrimshaw

Gabriel Dozal
You Whom They Border

Sylvia Foley
Hinge

John Gallaher
For the Asking
The World as Mirror

Regan Good
Elegy for David Bowie: January 16, 2016
Spring Starts Early in This Frozen Sphere: After Seeing a Drawing of a Tomb on My 50th Birthday
Sparrow's Song
Clear as a Bell in the Cool Green Lair (Riding a Horse into a Pond)

Andrew Hemmert
Luminaries

Lauren Hilger
New Year's Eve Dress

Sean Patrick Hill
A Drink to the Dead Beside Us

Jazra Khaleed
First Death of the Poet Jazra Khaleed
Give Me a Person

Michael Klein
Bipolarist
End of Summer: First Draft
The Birds

Michael Kroesche
Thaumatrope
Morning After an Argument

Brian Laidlaw
Five Paragraph Essay on Sleepwalking
The Belles

Conceicao Lima
Circum-Navigation
The Other Landscape
The Stone's Voice

Brendan Lorber
Bird above the fire
You have ten million new messages

M. L. Martin
[cross-talk]: an experimental translation of the Anglo-Saxon poem known as "Wulf ond Eadwacer"

Ted Mathys
Fracking Bakken
Fracking Anadarko
Fracking Barnett
Fracking Eagle Ford
A Raft of Rushes
Gold Cure
El Dorado

Farid Matuk
A Daughter That She May Touch the Deployments

Diane Mehta
Churchgoing

David Mills
The Apprentice (Chimney Sweeps)
Talking to the Bones (spirit of a woman shot and killed)
The Almost Audience (for Phyllis Wheatley)
Colonial Cemetery (Trinity Church, 1697-1795)

Jesse Nathan
November 10
November 12

Cait Weiss Orcutt
One of Two Parties

Martin Ott
Two Men Fall off Cliff Playing Pokemon Go
The Prison in the Middle of Nowhere

Ben Pease
Poem Starting with Mirrors and Wearing Away
Family Names

Allan Peterson
Vignette
Veracity

Doug Ramspeck
Skating Rink

Glenn Shaheen
Fig Sharp Cheeses Saffron

Kent Shaw
To mountainize is a verb

Ardengo Soffici
Cafe Paszkowski
Boredom

Fiona Sze-Lorrain
Never Once
Macabre Dance

Paul Vermeersch
Without Architecture
Without Transprortation

Elizabeth Vignali
Homestead
Distributary

Caki Wilkinson
Troubleshooting
How to Read a Busted Oracle
Survivor
Epilogue

Scott Withiam
Amendment
Laws Made It Difficult for Bob

Seema Yasmin
Forty-One Surah Yaseens

Poets of Interest in this issue:

Stephanie Burt
Loaf; Cardboard Matchbox; Snow

 

Jennifer Chang
The Middle Ages; Inside Voice

 

Brittany Dennison
April 30, 2016; The Denison Homestead

 

Gabriel Dozal
You Whom They Border

 

John Gallaher
For the Asking; The World as Mirror

 

Farid Matuk
A Daughter That She May Touch the Deployments

 

Jesse Nathan
November 10; November 12

 

Ben Pease
Poem Starting with Mirrors and Wearing Away; Family Names

 

Allan Peterson
Vignette; Veracity

 

Doug Ramspeck
Skating Rink

 

Glenn Shaheen
Fig Sharp Cheeses Saffron

 

Fiona Sze-Lorrain
Never Once; Macabre Dance

 

Caki Wilkinson
Troubleshooting; How to Read a Busted Oracle; Survivor; Epilogue

 

Scott Withiam
Amendment; Laws Made It Difficult for Bob