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Blackbird
Volume: 18.2 | Year: 2019

Table of Contents:

Dilruba Ahmed
When the Time Comes

Ralph Angel
Untitled (against the slope)
Untitled (the dream is crying)
Untitled (I stared at the glint)
Untitled (When time settles)

Christopher Bakken
Exile in a Thrift-Store Landscape

Jacqueline Balderrama
Cancion de Cuna
Zero, 2018

Joan Baranow
Anthology: a collection of flowers
From This Distance

Ash Bowen
AM/FM
Birds and dthe Way They Understand Love
Going to Your Funeral in a Vee-Eight Ford

Ronda Broatch
Instead of Death I Welcome the Stranger
In Dreams, My Ancestors

Sumita Chakraborty
Arrow
Essay on the Order of Time

Adam Chiles
Hitchhiking at Nineteen
The Letter
Shadow

Michael Chitwood
First Loss
The Potato Eaters

Norman Dubie
Not Before but After Us

Kristina Erny
Elijah and the Widow
Elijah Fed by Ravens

Robert Froese
Under the North

Kathryn Haemmerle
Mid-Febraury at Navy Pier
Peripheries

Erin Lambert Hartman
An Apology to Edgar Allan Poe
By You
Why I Left Academe for Massage Therapy

Dennis Hinrichsen
[box of light with Keats in it] [& an iPhone] [& a boy]

Henry Israeli
Between the Trees
Pain Is Never Done
So Many Promises

Cyan James
Agnostic Wandering
Old Spice & Cordite

L. A. Johnson
Whiteout

Anna Leigh Knowles
Aftermath
Escape Plans
On Lockdown

Larry Levis
Fish

William Logan
Daumier, Man on a Rope
En Plein Air

Julio Monteiro Martins
Coupling

Amber McBride
for Colored Kids Building Up Their Bones

Darren Morris
On Learning That I Can No Longer See the Stars

Sofia Yakovlevna Parnok
Cigarette after cigarette
Our Passion's still carefree, still young

Catie Rosemurgy
Diorama (the young soldier returning to duty)
Diorama (there is a love story)
Diorama (a moment with the doctor)
Diorama (trapper standing over a young woman in a blue dress)
Diorama (young woman lying on the ground in a blue dress)
Diorama (map legend)

Ira Sadoff
Interior with Mickey Mantle
Self-Portrait with Michelangelo

Corinna McClanahan Schroeder
In the Museum of the Nineteenth Century, the Lights Are Coming On
The Literary Scholar
Pteridomaniac

Cherene Sherrard
The Turtle Cure

Ron Smith
Orvieto

Allison Stine
Finding Other Uses on Earth

Svetlana Turetskaya
A Soviet Painting by Nikolai Solomin, She Did Not Wait
Swan Lake with Dostoevsky

Jessie Van Eerden
Meet You at the Dollar General Across from the Family Dollar

Kathleen Winter
Bystanders
Killarney
Trespass

Annie Woodford
And So the Beauty of Lilies Falls on Angels and Man
Great Road

Jenny Xie
Borderless
Ongoing
Phnom Penh Diptych: Dry Season

Maya Jewell Zeller
Benediction Remembering Sunrise and Fawn, with a Trip to the Planetarium
spell for their belly buttons/ with a dictionary clogging its wind pipe

Poets of Interest in this issue:

Ralph Angel
Untitled (against the slope); Untitled (the dream is crying); Untitled (I stared at the glint); Untitled (When time settles)

 

Sumita Chakraborty
Arrow; Essay on the Order of Time

 

Norman Dubie
Not Before but After Us

 

Larry Levis
Fish

 

Catie Rosemurgy
Diorama (the young soldier returning to duty); Diorama (there is a love story); Diorama (a moment with the doctor); Diorama (trapper standing over a young woman in a blue dress); Diorama (young woman lying on the ground in a blue dress); Diorama (map legend)

 

Kathleen Winter
Bystanders; Killarney; Trespass

 

Jenny Xie
Borderless; Ongoing; Phnom Penh Diptych: Dry Season

 

Maya Jewell Zeller
Benediction Remembering Sunrise and Fawn, with a Trip to the Planetarium; spell for their belly buttons/ with a dictionary clogging its wind pipe