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Winter/Spring 2002
[Volume XXVII, Number 2]

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The 2002 Editors’ Prize Contest Winners
First Place: Suzette Bishop, Texas
Departing Iceland

Runner-up: Alexandria Peary, New Hampshire
The Word

The SRPR Illinois Poet: Judith Taylor
Lament of the Unidentical Twin

A Tale of a Tutu

Andrew Miller, Denmark
A Footnote for Quixote

Elizabeth Crowell, Massachusetts
Night Light

Friederike Mayröcker, Austria
Trans. Tim Kahl, California
The Young Green of the Eyes But a Dark Promise

Marcela Sulak, Texas
Dyeing Your Hair in a Different Language

Carol Hunter-Clarke, Jamaica
A Woman’s Heart’s an Ocean
Tropical Petal
Spice Trail
Vincent, I’ve Broken into Poems

Contents

Susan Grimm, Ohio
Tableau Vivant: First Monster

Carol Hunter-Clarke, Jamaica
A Woman’s Heart’s an Ocean
Tropical Petal
Spice Trail
Vincent, I’ve Broken into Poems


Jeffery Bahr, Colorado
Red
A Wolf and an Old Woman Sit Next to Each Other
Beating the Wolf to Granny’s
Why the Wolf Is Gray


Andrew Miller, Denmark
Last Minutes along the River at Dusk
A Footnote for Quixote


Elizabeth Crowell, Massachusetts
Night Light

Virgil Suárez, Florida
Pop-Up Revolution

Roberta Swann, New York
Night Train

Pat Daneman, Kansas
Inside the Tidy House of Love
Soup


Rachel Levine, Michigan
The Day Lady Was Born

Friederike Mayröcker, Austria
Trans. Tim Kahl, California
The Young Green of the Eyes But a Dark Promise
Winter Series 2
Winter Series 5
How the Pupils Swim

Ann Silsbee, New York
What the Quilter Saw

Susan Terris, California
Kursk Good-Bye


Anne Blonstein, Switzerland
Untitled
Untitled


Maria Terrone, New York
How Dolls Are Made

Nin Andrews, Ohio
Scheherezade’s Healing
Scheherezade’s Instructions on How to Set the Pussy Free
Scheherezade Runs Away


Ruy Cinatti, Portugal
Trans. Alexis Levitin, New York
Pax Lusitanica
Carlos de Oliveira, Portugal
Trans. Alexis Levitin, New York
Look Back in Anger

Marcela Sulak, Texas
Dyeing Your Hair in a Different Language
Falling Fruit


Sheryl Luna, Texas
The Clamor
Gravel Stones


Joseph O. Legaspi, New York
Imagined Love Poem to My Mother from My Father

Jane McClellan, Florida
Transformed
Child in Hiding


Marc J. Straus, New York
“What’d I Say”

The 2002 Editors’ Prize Contest Winners
First Place: Suzette Bishop, Texas
Departing Iceland


Runner-up: Alexandria Peary, New Hampshire
The Word

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Runner-up: Lynn Veach Sadler, North Carolina
Stillborn

Honorable Mention: Rita D. Costello, Louisiana
postcard one: Bowling Green, Ohio 1991
memorizing demons

Honorable Mention: Tom Pathe, Colorado
Thick Slice, Thin Slice, One Taste

Honorable Mention: Eileen Malone, California
Loved Her Enough to Leave Her

Honorable Mention: Jennifer L. Knox, New York
Seizing the Li’l Miss Universe

Honorable Mention: Jeanine Lizette, Florida
Duty Booty
Me and the Wild Wahine Simultaneously

Honorable Mention: Demetrice Anntía Worley, Illinois
America Declares War on Girls

Honorable Mention: Peggy Munson, Rhode Island
Short List of Common Pesticides

Honorable Mention: Susan B.A. Somers-Willett, Texas
A Note on the Type

Martha Modena Vertreace-Doody, Illinois
Victorian Rowhouse, 1888

Bill Rector, Colorado
Our Next Door

Amelia Rosselli, Italy
Trans. Giuseppe Leporace, Washington, and Deborah Woodard, Washington
Untitled
Untitled

Dialogue with the Poets

Leona Verrelle, Connecticut
Seaside Park

Ralph Tejeda Wilson, Georgia
Another Road to the Interior
One Manichee

Richard Lehnert, New Mexico
For a While
And Then


Tom Chandler, Rhode Island
The War
Alone in León Cathedral at 7am

Nancy A. Henry, Maine
Grotto of Venus
How May I Help You?


Cyril A. Dostal, Ohio
Soft-Boiled Eggs Poem

Reg Saner, Colorado
Wry Smile at Pascal

Ander Monson, Alabama
March Light 1

The SRPR Illinois Poet: Judith Taylor
Subverting Tradition—
A Discussion with Judith Taylor

Lament of the Unidentical Twin
Mood Sonnet #7
Mood Sonnet #11
Mood Sonnet #12
Mood Sonnet #17
Mood Sonnet #19
Corroborating Evidence
Accoutrements
A Tale of a Tutu
The Mystery of Teeth
Euphoria


Jerry Dillon Pratt, Illinois
So This Is
Vanilla Orchids
Zimbabwe Shade

Shawn Fawson, Utah
Lacing & Stitching
Chandler Bay


April Ossmann, Maine
Infidelity

Donna Baier Stein, New Jersey
Fishing

Marianne Gubler, Tennessee
Opossums on the Highway

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