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Summer/Fall 1997

[Volume XXII, Number 2]

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Kathryn Glasgow Stern Survivors

The Spoon River Poetry Review Illinois Poet: Alice George

Writing the Resonant Day-to-Day -- A Discussion With Alice George

Editor's Prize Contest Winners

Winner: Judith Westley, Pennsylvania

The Far-Away Country

Contents

Sara Willingam, New Hampshire

    Poems And Drawings By The Children Of Terezín

    Falling Leaves

Simon Perchik, New York

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Marina L. Tunks, Kansas

    Living With A Hunter

Nikki Moustaki, Florida

    Marsh Harbor, Abaco

    Constellations

    decompose

Antonia Jocason, Iowa

    The End Of Belonging

Wolfgang Borchert,

  trans. James McGowan and Marina Balina, Bloomington, Illinois

    Letter From Russia

    Street Light Dream

    The Moon Lies

    Aranka

Carol Dine, Massachusettes

    Circles

Kathleen Houser, Minnesota

    On The Side Of The Night Nurse

    Charity

Nancy Kuhl, Ohio

    The Day Ends Slowly

    The Woman Beside Me On The Train

    Singing The Dead

Robin Caton, California

    Stories

Susanna Roxman, Sweden

    Interior With A Kitchen Maid

Kate Gleason, New Hampshire

    The Kiss By The Hotel De Ville

    Divorce

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Rebecca Cook, Tennessee

    God-thing

Michael David Madonik, Illinois

    The Promise

Adam Rosenkranz, California

    Postcard From Sunday, Second Winter, Southern California

Helen Degen Cohen, Illinois

    Helen Vendler Loves Jorie Graham

Daniel Bourne, Ohio

    The Informal Address of Snow

Susan Johnson, Illinois

    Ruins

Kathryn Glasgow Stern

    Survivors

    Last Words

James McGowan, Champaign, Illinois

    Listening To The Dead

Maryna Albert, Washington

    Tsvetayeva

The Spoon River Poetry Revie

Illinois Poet: Alice George

 

Writing the Resonant Day-to-Day: A Discussion With Alice George

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Once In The Back Room

The Daughter Is Here

Hurry

In The Big Pool

One Story Of Fat

To Live In One House

Invassion

Not Talking To God

Something Muddy

Grief

Tony Whendon, Vermont

    Accident

Nin Andrews, Ohio

    Icarus

    Crossing

Marianne Milton, New York

    Both Wept

Michael J. Carter, Arizona

    Depression: The First 24 Days

Michael J. Carter, Arizona

    Depression: The First 24 Days

Editor's Prize Contest Winners

 

Winner: Judith Westley, Pennsylvania

    The Far-Away Country

Runner-up: Connie Sanderson, Indiana

    Eve Remembers

Runner-up: David Edelman, Washington

    Laying On

Finalist: Hugh Ogden, Conneticut

    Near The Brenner Pass

Finalist: Norman Hane, Illinois

    Valedictory

Honorable Mention: Kathleen Lynch, California

    Drifters

Steve Fay, Illinois

    The Book Of Lowilva

McCallum, New York

    The Awakening

Claire Keys, Massachusetts

    Io's Revenge

Review

Diana Hume George

    All American Girls:

      Ten Books of Poetry By American Women