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Bennington Review
Volume: 7 | Year: 2019

Table of Contents:

Samuel Amadon
For Lucie Brock-Broido

David Baker
Checkpoint
Sensationalism

Deborah Bernhardt
That Your Word Is [Your] Bond

Ellen Boyette
[In this one the nurse takes my height and weight only to find I hold controversial beliefs about sunsets causing seizures]

Lauren Camp
Deliberate Days

Caylin Capra-Thomas
The Book of Giants

Margaret Cipriano
Camera Obscura Looking Inward
No Shepherd

Paula Cisewski
Brief Note on Forward Motion

Ansley Clark
I Am a Bad System

Adam Clay
In Bed and Where Is The Sun?

Peter Cooley
Advent Poem

Colby Cotton
Devotional

Sarah Destin
[Perforate, a tympani drum strung tighter and tighter over a rim]
[Pleasure is money dipped in honey, cold hard cash lathered with butter]

Zang Di
An Instant of Immortality Primer
Ashes Primer

Alisha Dietzman
Self-Portrait as the Television Series Workaholics

Steffi Drewes
from Count Like It Calms You
from Count Like It Calms You

William Evans
Still[Ain't]Life

Rachel Galvin
Meat and Honey
One Sugar or Two

Jessica Goodfellow
Orange

Christine Gosnay
That God Is No Longer There

Heather Green
Fable for a Genome

James Grinwis
Quartet of One
Recipe for Luck 7

Shen Haobo
Prague Under Sunlight

Joshua Harmon
Holyoke Range

Endi Bogue Hartigan
The Cuckoo Before It Emerges
More a Clothespin

Matthew Henriksen
I Left the Route to the Judgment of My Horse
Redacted Reflection

Nathan Hoks
Soul Ode

Kirsten Ihns
In the Gladely Void

Jennifer Knox
Marilyn, Every Day We Wonder

Emily Sieu Liebowitz
Goodbye 10
Goodbye 11

Erin Lynch
Catechism

Sarah Mangold
Flicker

Brandi Nicole Martin
Hands

Jeffrey McDaniel
Arroyo Burro Beach
Amsterdam

Owen McLeod
Ricketts Creek

Peter Mishler
Pastoral by Mattell

Sandra Sylvia Nelson
One

Eric Pankey
Available Light

Alison Pelegrin
Our Lady of Thoughts and Prayers

Antonia Pozzi
Rag
Prayer to Poetry

Tanner Pruitt
Nest

AG Ringwalt
[SOME PEOPLE]
The Agony in the Garden

Brandon Rushton
What If There's Something Out There

Aya Satoh
Apophatic

Stephanie Schlaifer
From the Cabinet of Unconsciousness (Lesser Animals)
From the Cabinet of Unconsciousness (Whaling)

James Shea
Wake
Two-Body Problem

Kristen Steenbeeke
Warm Prayer Universe
Donating

Ales Steger
In the Children's Hospital

Cary Stough
Glossolalia
The Insect That Glitters Has the Brave Sequined Eye of the Dancer

Peter Streckfus
An Allegory

Adrienne Su
Chinese Restaurant Syndrome

Dujie Tahat
Ghazal After Ghazal Wherein I Keep Leaving My Ex-Wife

Bronwen Tate
A Sickness Does Not Resemble

Matthew Thorburn
Respair

Maureen Thorson
A Late Pardon

Jan Verberkmoes
Elegy as Hypothesis: Burning the Boat
Elegy of a Subjunctive: Taxidermy of a Swallow

G. C. Waldrep
[St. Melangell's Day, Eastnor (V)]
[Ely Cathedral]

Christian Wessels
ROM Cycle

Katharine Whitcomb
Flame in a Jar

Cori A. Winrock
How to Preserve a Space Suit

Devon Wootten
[I share your disappointment]

C. Dale Young
Portrait in Sugar and Simple Prayer
Pastiche

Poets of Interest in this issue:

Samuel Amadon
For Lucie Brock-Broido

 

Margaret Cipriano
Camera Obscura Looking Inward; No Shepherd

 

Ansley Clark
I Am a Bad System

 

Adam Clay
In Bed and Where Is The Sun?

 

Rachel Galvin
Meat and Honey; One Sugar or Two

 

James Grinwis
Quartet of One; Recipe for Luck 7

 

Endi Bogue Hartigan
The Cuckoo Before It Emerges; More a Clothespin

 

Nathan Hoks
Soul Ode

 

Jennifer Knox
Marilyn, Every Day We Wonder

 

Emily Sieu Liebowitz
Goodbye 10; Goodbye 11

 

Eric Pankey
Available Light

 

Jan Verberkmoes
Elegy as Hypothesis: Burning the Boat; Elegy of a Subjunctive: Taxidermy of a Swallow

 

G. C. Waldrep
[St. Melangell's Day, Eastnor (V)]; [Ely Cathedral]