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Ploughshares
Volume: 44.4 | Year: 2018

Table of Contents:

Sally Ball
Ars Poetica

Ellen Bass
I look over and there you are

Dominique Bechard
Indefinite Guests

Jona Colson
The Last Time I Saw My Father

Weston Cutter
The Song “The Loneliest Place I’ve Ever Been” by Damien Jurado

W. S. Di Piero
Ash Wednesday on the 22-Fillmore Bus

Alisha Dietzman
At My Sister’s Wedding

Keith Ekiss
Polar Bear Express
Threat Level

Megan Fernandes
Rhode Island Wedding

Alice Friman
Metamorphosis

Tanya Grae
Lot’s Wife Leaves Suburbia

Rebecca Hazelton
Recast, Again

Tony Hoagland
Bible All Out of Order
“On a Scale of 1 to 10,” Said the Nurse, “How Would You Rate Your Pain Today?”

Bethany Schultz Hurst
No Season for Figs
Parable

Mitchell Jacobs
Insatiable

Kirun Kapur
Red Lilies Ghazal

Stephen Knauth
Quiet Night
Independent Living

Virginia Konchan
Aubade
Any God Will Do

Danusha Lameris
Working in the Garden, I Think of My Son

Benjamin Landry
A Birthday Cake and Music

Jill Osier
On Death

Kathleen Peirce
For All She Knew

Alycia Pirmohamed
Ways of Looking
Belief as an Ocean Landscape
No Homeland Ghazal
Elegy for My Mother's Sister

Hannah Louise Poston
Grand Central Station

Kristin Robertson
In Lieu Of

David Salner
Mr. Levitz’s X-Ray Machine

Karen Skolfield
Enlist: Origin < German, to court, to woo

Jason Tandon
Man Paddling Canoe with Dog

Anne-Marie Thompson
When I Tell You During Turbulence at 36,000 Feet That Everything Will Be Fine

Michael Torres
From My Classroom Window at the Prison, Before Students Arrive

Kevin West
So Light and Full of Air

Mark Yakitch
Autism

Poets of Interest in this issue:

Ellen Bass
I look over and there you are

 

Rebecca Hazelton
Recast, Again

 

Tony Hoagland
Bible All Out of Order; “On a Scale of 1 to 10,” Said the Nurse, “How Would You Rate Your Pain Today?”