Volume 13, Numbers 3 & 4 / 1991

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Editor’s Note

Editorial

Poetry
BRUCE WEIGL  The Loop
DORIANNE LAUX  The Job
D. C. BERRY  Insomnia
RICHARD FROST  Storm
FRANK STANFORD  Death and Memory  /  The Kite  /  Sun Go Down
DAVID BAKER  Among Men  /  Missouri  /  More Rain
DAVID CITINO  On the Whiteness of Cocaine  /  Air Raid over Bari
JUDSON MITCHAM  Homage  /  Writing  /  Last words
EMILY GROSHOLZ  Life of a Salesman
CATHY SMITH-BOWERS  The Compass  /  Third Floor West
WALTER MCDONALD  Living on Hardscrabble
MAUREEN SEATON  Poems for an Ex-Prostitute  /  The Cusp
JACQUELYN GAVRON  Lifting My Skirt
TIMOTHY LIU  The Quilt
MICHAEL KLIEN  Housework  /  Scenes for an Elegy
RENÉE A. ASHLEY  The Generosity of Souls  /  How I Would Steal the Child
KIM ADDONIZIO  The Taste of Apples  /  The Sound  /  The Concept of God
MARK DOTY  Pharoah’s Daughter
PATRICIA GOEDICKE  Door/Ways  /  Sisters
DABNEY STUART  Brothers
SÁNDOR CSOÓRI  Maple Leaf  /  Summer, with Halo (Translated by Len Roberts and László Vertes)
ÁLVARO MUTIS  A Street in Cordoba  /  “Un Bel Morir . . .”
/  The Wanderer’s Accounting (Translated by Alastair Reid)
AMY CLAMPITT  ‘Eighty-Nine
MARK JARMAN  Cloud Sketch  /  Northern Insomnia
LINDA PASTAN  Boredom  /  Letters
LESLIE ADRIENNE MILLER  Bliss  /  The Romantics
STEPHEN DUNN  Working the Landscape  /  Ordinary Days
JUAN FILIPE HERRERA  Binoculars  /  Iowa Blues Bar Spiritual  /  Norteamérica, I Am Your Scar
JAMES APPLEWHITE  Slender Pines in Smoky Light  /  Fields’ Scroll  /  Imaginary Photograph
MARK IRWIN  For Jackson Pollack
RICARDO PAU-LLOSA  Ostiones y Cangrejos Moros  /  Aguas Medicinales
STUART FRIEBERT  Babies in Boats  /  A Big Dog Pulling an Island  /  Black Widow at the Kitchen Window
EDWARD KLEINSCHMIDT  Accident  /  Lead-Time  /  Jackpot  /  Why Is There Something Rather Than Nothing
ALBERTO RÍOS  Passing Late in The Day’s Afternoon a History  /  Half Hour of August
SYDNEY LEA  Wedding Anniversary
PATTIANN ROGERS  Why Lost Divinity Remains Lost  /  The Insight of Limitations  /  Seeing Cat Things, Human Things, God Things
ROBERT VASQUEZ  Pismo, 1959  /  Dia de los Muertos  /  At the Rainbow
GREG GLAZNER  The Constant Upward Spiraling, the Cost
DARA WIER  Involuntary Compulsory  /  Positive Response to Reasonable Request  /  Automatic Dialog Replacement  /  Torn Between Two Lovers
THOMAS REITER  On Route
LEX RUNCIMAN  Missouri Air  /  Drill
ROBERT WRIGLEY  About Language  /  Poetry

Fiction
ROBERT OLEN BUTLER  A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain
HARVEY GOSSINGER  Home Burial
R. M. BOLLING  Scenes
GORDON WEAVER  The Way You Know in Dreams
JENNIFER EGAN  Sacred Heart
MICHELLE DALLY JOHNSTON  Smoke
MELISSA LENTRICCHA  Someone to Watch over Me
MATTHEW GOODMAN  Kerensky on Broadway
KATE MCCORKLE  Me and My Shadow
PAULA SHARP  Piggly Wiggly
HILARY MASTERS  His Father’s Garden
VICTOR WALTER  Father’s Business

Essays
ROBERT COWLEY  Ghosts on the Plain
JOSIP NOVAKOVICH  Byeli: The Definitive Biography of a Nebraskan Tomcat
ROGER KAMENETZ  Conceiving Conception
RICHARD KATROVAS  Ludvík Vaculík: An Interview
LUDVÍK VACULÍK  The Last Word  /  Spring Is Here!
MIKLÓS VÁMOS  Hungarian Blues; or, Excavated Poets’ Society
ELLEN BRYANT VOIGHT  Image
AMY RICHLIN  Guilty Pleasures: The Fiction of Laurie Colwin
ROBERT CANTWELL  Smith’s Memory Theater: The Folkways Anthology of American Folk Music

Contributors’ Notes

COVER ARTIST: Jeff Kaufman



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