21.2 - Summer/Fall 2009

Table of Contents

Authors in this issue: Artwork from Darryl Lauster's Making History, Actions by Dario Robleto, David Wojahn, Beckian Fritz Goldberg, Christopher Merkner, Kara Candito, Norman Dubie, Joshua Poteat, Katie Peterson, Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingde, Shanley Jacobs, Irene Keliher interviews David Leavitt, Rachel Zucker, Maureen Seaton, Nadine Sabra Meyer, Donna Stonecipher, Anne Ray, Anna Journey sits down with David Wojahn, and Representation Charting an Arc from the Old to the New Poetry, Irene Keliher, Alix Ohlin, an introduction by Alison de Lima Greene, Game, Litany, Glen Pourciau's Invite, Joe Bonomo, Mary Ruefle, Charles Simic, Jason Labbe, Elizabeth Horner, Ales Steger, Translated by Brian Henry, Ryan Van Meter, Kate Angus, Ale_ _teger, Jon Pineda, Kevin Allardice, Jenny Boully, Nancy McCabe, Nicky Beer, Ahimsa Timoteo Bodhran, Adam Eaglin, Todd Fredson, Myronn Hardy, Garth Greenwell, Lisa Demske, Billy Collins, Ryan J. Browne, Joseph Chapman, Brian Christian, Frederick Reiken,

Fiction

When in Cachoeira

Myronn Hardy

Fiction

Check the Baby

Christopher Merkner

Fiction

I Am Sleeping

Christopher Merkner

Fiction

Afternoon

Christopher Merkner

Fiction

You Are What You Like

Alix Ohlin

Fiction

We Rode Around

Anne Ray

Fiction

The Naked Hours

Frederick Reiken

Non-Fiction

Dominoes

Kevin Allardice

Non-Fiction

from not merely because of the unknown.

Jenny Boully

Non-Fiction

Still Dancing

Nancy McCabe

Non-Fiction

Learning the Language

Jon Pineda

Non-Fiction

Tacitus at the Underground Station

Ale_ _teger

Non-Fiction

Sweet

Ales Steger, Translated by Brian Henry

Non-Fiction

Things I will want to tell you

Ryan Van Meter

Poetry

Last Call

Kate Angus

Poetry

Black Hole Itinerary

Nicky Beer

Poetry

Manos

Ahimsa Timoteo Bodhran

Poetry

Slow mo bullet

Ryan J. Browne

Poetry

Self-Portrait

Joseph Chapman

Poetry

Meditation at Ripton

Brian Christian

Poetry

Bread and Butter

Billy Collins

Poetry

Le Monde

Norman Dubie

Poetry

Spirit Pond

Norman Dubie

Poetry

Shedding

Adam Eaglin

Poetry

Building a Chicken-Wire Trellis

Todd Fredson

Poetry

Vodka

Beckian Fritz Goldberg

Poetry

Apocrypha 114 degrees

Beckian Fritz Goldberg

Poetry

Dog

Beckian Fritz Goldberg

Poetry

Chaperone

Garth Greenwell

Poetry

To June of the Night Blooming Jasmine

Elizabeth Horner

Poetry

Vernal Windows

Shanley Jacobs

Poetry

Beguine at water pump

Shanley Jacobs

Poetry

Pegasus

Nadine Sabra Meyer

Poetry

Strange Litany

Katie Peterson

Poetry

Talking About the Wind

Katie Peterson

Poetry

Department of Telescopes

Joshua Poteat

Poetry

Veterinary Department

Joshua Poteat

Poetry

Babel

Maureen Seaton

Poetry

Transaction History 2

Donna Stonecipher

Poetry

For the Honorable Wayne LaPierre

David Wojahn

Poetry

Another Epistle to Frank O'Hara

David Wojahn

Poetry

Waking, 2

David Wojahn

Poetry

Ode to Black 6

David Wojahn

Poetry

santa styana bhauma

Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingde

Poetry

ekatra iva alambana

Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingde

Poetry

Little Apocalyps

Rachel Zucker

Interviews

A Novel Is Like a Marriage

Irene Keliher interviews David Leavitt

Interviews

How Do You Bottle the Lightning?

Anna Journey sits down with David Wojahn

Editor's Note

Glen Pourciau's Invite

Glen Pourciau's Invite

Editor's Note

A Live Fish in the Hand: The Soul Powers of…

Joe Bonomo, Mary Ruefle, Charles Simic

Editor's Note

Litany, Game, and Representation Charting an…

Litany, Game, and Representation Charting an Arc from the Old to the New Poetry

Editor's Note

Looking for the Post-Gay The New Frontiers…

Irene Keliher

Fiction

Unearthing History: The Merchantville Archaeological…

Artwork from Darryl Lauster's Making History

Fiction

Life in the Twenty-First Century

Artwork from Darryl Lauster's Making History

Fiction

G.O.P. Shard - dated 1994, from M.A.R.S. Cache

Artwork from Darryl Lauster's Making History

Fiction

Slogan Shard - dated 2001, Washington DC

Artwork from Darryl Lauster's Making History

Fiction

M.L.B. Test Plate - circa 20th c., Ohio, USA

Artwork from Darryl Lauster's Making History

Fiction

Doll? - circa 20th c., Appalachia, USA

Artwork from Darryl Lauster's Making History

Fiction

Wall Shelf with Artifacts - from M.A.R.S. Cache

Artwork from Darryl Lauster's Making History

Fiction

Details from M.A.R.S. Cache

Artwork from Darryl Lauster's Making History

Fiction

National Guard & F.D.N.Y. Whirligigs - circa…

Artwork from Darryl Lauster's Making History

Fiction

Souvenir Vessel for Rumbo Newspaper - circa…

Artwork from Darryl Lauster's Making History

Fiction

Oh, Those Mirrors with Memory

Actions by Dario Robleto

Fiction

Oh, Those Mirrors With Memory,

an introduction by Alison de Lima Greene

Fiction

Love Manifesto

Actions by Dario Robleto

Fiction

We'll Dance Our Way Out Of The Womb

Actions by Dario Robleto

Fiction

Be Mad, Be Rash, Smoke And Explode, Resist…

Actions by Dario Robleto

Fiction

I Haven't Been Heard From In Days

Actions by Dario Robleto

Fiction

You Make Me Sit Alone By The Telephone And…

Actions by Dario Robleto

Fiction

The Saddest Sounds I Can Imagine

Actions by Dario Robleto

Fiction

Wait Awhile Until I Can Find My Smile

Actions by Dario Robleto

Fiction

Tonight I'm Gonna Party Like It's 2099

Actions by Dario Robleto