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Blackbird
Volume: 15.2 | Year: 2016

Table of Contents:

Betty Adcock
Transport
Word for the 21st Century

Dilruba Ahmed
God or No God

Heather Altfeld
Planet of the Aged

Darnell Arnoult
When I Started to Cry

Anne Barngrover
The one drag show in town is closing

Michael Bazzett
The Blank Page
The Conversation Paused
The Reader

T.J. Beitelman
Joy

Traci Brimhall
Self-Deliverance with a Line from George Herbert
Translation Theory

Colin Cheney
Environmental Impact Statement
Post-Oil

Laura Da'
Curving of the Corn
Frontier Arithmetic
Athwominie
Auction of the Bonded

Jaclyn Dwyer
When My Childless Friend Asks What the Birth Was Like
The Mermaid Who Wants to Play House Finds Only Wrecked Ships to Live In

Beth Ann Fennelly
I Am in Trouble, and Need Assistance
Safety Scissors
What I Learned in Grad School

Pamela Gerhardt
Fog on the Cher

Jesse Goolsby
We Drag Our Feet near the Stingrays

Jesse Kendall Graves
Katie Myers

Josue Guebo
from Think of Lampedusa

Becky Hagenston
The Seven Ravens

Jenny Irish
Sally Isn't Doing Well
Sally's Daughter, a Young Poet, Explores the Idea of Dad

Rodney Jones
Making Ready
Roommates, 1969
Staying in Cold Springs
The Portal of the Years
Fable

Anna Journey
Bluebeard's Closet

Andrew Kozma
Body Bags
Karen Greenlee
Manifesto

Adam Latham
The Lizard Man

Rickey Laurentiis
Lord and Chariot
Writing an Elegy
Mood for Love
Epitaph on a Stone

William Logan
Bramble Lane
Sincerity
The Truth Dog

Janet McNally
Is there any proof that unicorns exist?
What is the most venomous animal?

Joseph Millar
Black Pan

David Moolten
Instinctive Drowning Response
Scylla & Charybdis

Paul Pastorini
Bright White Blur

Melissa Range
The Invalid Master and His Slave Take a Train from Macon to Savannah, 1848
Noyes Academy, the Nation's First Coeducational Integrated School, Canaan, New Hampshire, 1835

Sue William Silverman
If the Girl Refuses

Ron Smith
"A foolish moon in a foolish sky"
Seven Deadly Sins
St. Petersburg, Petrograd, Leningrad, Petersburg

David St. John
Going Places
The Darkroom

Sofia M. Starnes
Last. Child. Last. Child.

Margo Stever
Supermarket in Autumn
Surfaces

Terese Svoboda
A Thankful Scenario

Susan Thornton
A Visit from the Bishop

Lena Khalaf Tuffaha
Cruising Altitude
My English Teacher Tells Me

G. C. Waldrep
The Abandoned Hour
The Lame Take the Prey
River Bytham
St. Winifred's Well (2)

David Wojahn
Absolute Rhythm
Canis Familiarus, 1969
Concerning Pan
Extinction Event: The Book of Revelation, as Interpreted by Link Wray
Give Orange Me Give Eat Orange Me Eat Orange Give Me Eat Orange Give Me You

Chelsea Woodard
The Cardinal
Charis
Hypatia

Tobias Wray
All the Grand Deaths

Robert Wrigley
Arrowhead

Javier Zamora
Since Last We Spoke

Poets of Interest in this issue:

Traci Brimhall
Self-Deliverance with a Line from George Herbert; Translation Theory

 

G. C. Waldrep
The Abandoned Hour; The Lame Take the Prey; River Bytham; St. Winifred's Well (2)

 

David Wojahn
Absolute Rhythm; Canis Familiarus, 1969; Concerning Pan; Extinction Event: The Book of Revelation, as Interpreted by Link Wray; Give Orange Me Give Eat Orange Me Eat Orange Give Me Eat Orange Give Me You