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Winter/Spring 1998

[Volume XXIII, Number 1]

 

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Amy Stewart

Under The Wisteria

Richard Cecil

Cathedrals

The Spoon River Poetry Review Illinois Poet: George Kalamaras

Mediation and Poetry:

A Disscussion With George Kalamaras

Charlotte Mayerson

A Gypsy Tale

Contents

Amy Stewart

    Under The Wisteria

Maura Stanton, Indiana

    May Day

    Den Lille Havfrue

Clarinda Harriss, Maryland

    Transfiguration Of The Proofreader

    Hauling The Dog

    U.S. Marine, With AIDS

Michael J. Bugeja, Ohio

    The Landgrant Professor Appeals For Sabbatical, Citing The Real Reasons

Jeff Mann, Virginia

    Grendel

    Not Getting Off At Farragut North

Brian Carey Chung, California

    After Harvest

    Balconies

Judith Taylor, California

    Other Than Odalisque

    Mask

    Lovers

    Legacy

    Page From A Pillow Book

    Rice Paper

    Emma In Cornwall

Richard Cecil

    Sabbatical

    Cathedrals

Virginia Chase Sutton, Arizona

    Let The Milk

Janet St. John, Illinois

    To Make A Man

    Easter Sunday

Marcin Swiethicki, Poland

  trans. Elzbieta Wojcík-Leese, Poland

    Apocrypha

    Truth About Trees

    Winter Kitchens

    The World

    Shambles

Virgil Suarez, Florida

    Simply Mongo

Marvin Solomon, Maryland

    Crawford's Lips

Roger Pfingston, Indiana

    An Ordinary Man

Marjorie Power, Washington

    The God Of Hindsight Speaks From His Cave

    In The Winter Cloud Cave

 

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The Spoon River Poetry Review Illinois Poet: George Kalamaras

Mediation and Poetry: A Disscussion With George Kalamaras

A Theory Of The Milk Of Shadows

The Lamps Are Brought In

Buying Silk

The Black Bowl

A Theory Of Astronomy As Inscribed In The Book Of Blood

Cygnus And Olar

Charlotte Mayerson

    A Gypsy Tale

Judy Wyatt, California

    Dust

Rachel Eshed, Israel

  trans. David Cooper, New York

    Mirage

    Afterwards Hate

Jimmie Cumbie, Illinois

    North Pier

    383

    Near Lead Mine, WI

Ray Gonzalez, Illinois

    The Black Pig Knows

    Roberto Opens His Hands

    Beans

Jane Blue, California

    The Love Letter

    The Broken Heart

    Traveling Exhibition

Carole Cohen, Missouri

    Night Light

    Dowsing

Jack Martin, Colorado

    The Breaks

    Camp Fire

Susan Terris, California

    Trapping Ferocity In Two Dimensions

G.C. Waldrep, North Carolina

    The Language Game

Bob Zordani, Illinois

    After A Seizure In Your Bed

Jenny George, Massachusetts

    Between Us

    Forgiveness

    The Night My Best Friend Is Home From Israel

    Gifts

Nick Barrett, Washington

    Bathing, Late-Night

    Sometimes Enough

    Niagara Falls Garden Breakdown

Kim Heanue, Virginia

    Mute Married Talk

Kirk Nesset, Pennsylvania

    Backsliding

    No Love At The Beach

    Goat's Stomach

Bizhan Jalali, Iran

  trans, Parviz Omidvar and Iraj Omidvar, Iowa

    The 1960's

Andrea Moorhead, Massachusetts

    Bands of Fire

Maggie Miles, Kentucky

    The Ancient Choreography Of The Sea

James O'Keefe, Washington, D.C.

    A Failed Resistance

    At Least Three Secrets

Essay

Robert Rehder, Switzerland

    Metaphor Is The Name Of The Game