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Berkeley Poetry Review
Volume: 49 | Year: 2019

Table of Contents:

Andrea Abi-Karam
limit/less

John Barrington
GENERATION STENT
ARC SWEETNESS

Julian Talamantez Brolaski
my voice was too obvious

Stephanie Chang
Air Quality May Vary

Chiwan Choi
from My Name Is Wolf

Meredith Clark
constellation seen over the shoulder

Cody-Rose Clevidence
WHAT THAT MOUTH DO
YOU WOULDNT OF GUESSED IT BUT TH LOTUS IS STILL BLOOMING

Sophia Dahlin
Poem A Day
I'll Reciprocate Ur Alterity If U Reciprocate My Alterity
Poem About Seedless Tomatoes Aren't Fruit

Angel Dominguez
hands
4 the Fam (my Siblings)
#145

Melissa Eleftherion
Hydra in Her Own Dust

Bernard Ferguson
death is a currency

Nick Hoff
[grasses on dry land]
In memoriam

Natalie Homer
Wild Tonic in the Rain

Elisabeth Houston
Letter
Anteroom
Graphic

Valerie Hsiung
from Tell Me How It Makes You Feel
[Whatever happens at a of must and be]
[Mountain of my youth?]
MEN SIT ON THE WALL & WOMEN HANG OVER IT
from outside voices, please

Nathalie Khankan
quiet orient riot
the bread is flat
the surface I'm gripping
that summer wasn't a pleasant person
they said it was morning

Stacy Kidd
(b) ***
? * *

Jessica Laser
Reporter
Identification
Uniform
Plumber

A. D. Lauren-Abunassar
Harvest Wreckage
Instructions for Breaking Wreckage

Aditi Machado
from EPISTLE TO THE EFFICIENCE

Aura Maru
my grandfather / my grandfather
facts
post-soviet pastoral

Sawako Nakayasu
TEN MASTURBATING GIRLS UTOPIA

Sara Nicholson
Lines Heard
Salmon and Rice
Wind, Rain, and Poetry
from Frament of a Would-Be Sonnet Sequence, to Have Been Called "The Lost Art of"

Sarah Passino
eleventh day
twenty-fifth day
forty-second day

Emily Pinkerton
[eroded soil]
[construction site]
[idling car]
[late-afternoon haze]
[sledgehammer]

Noah Ross
from THE MAGIC CHAMBER

Karthik Sethurman
Scvanger, carry me home
Sand

Brenda Shaughnessy
Identity & Community ("There is no "I" in "Sea")
Our Beloved Infinite Crapulence
Sel de la Terre, Del du Mer

Brandon Shimoda
NEW YEARS
DEATH OF THE FLOWER

Rae Winkelstein
pink breakable
BOTRO::
Fairytale

Elaine Wong
Three Poems by Chen Li

Jules Wood
No One House

Candice Wuehle
embalm
then at one point I did not need // to translate the notes // they went directly to my hands

avery r. young
eargraf & receipt(s)
context
blkgroun(d) singer's lyric sheet | lady day on soul-train
blkkround(d) lyric-sheet &/or chutch fan base | get to know a nina simone song

Poets of Interest in this issue:

Valerie Hsiung
from Tell Me How It Makes You Feel; [Whatever happens at a of must and be]; [Mountain of my youth?]; MEN SIT ON THE WALL & WOMEN HANG OVER IT; from outside voices, please

 

Jessica Laser
Reporter; Identification; Uniform; Plumber

 

Aditi Machado
from EPISTLE TO THE EFFICIENCE

 

Sawako Nakayasu
TEN MASTURBATING GIRLS UTOPIA

 

Sara Nicholson
Lines Heard; Salmon and Rice; Wind, Rain, and Poetry; from Frament of a Would-Be Sonnet Sequence, to Have Been Called "The Lost Art of"

 

Brenda Shaughnessy
Identity & Community ("There is no "I" in "Sea"); Our Beloved Infinite Crapulence; Sel de la Terre, Del du Mer

 

Brandon Shimoda
NEW YEARS; DEATH OF THE FLOWER

 

Candice Wuehle
embalm; then at one point I did not need // to translate the notes // they went directly to my hands