Issue #92 April 2019

Chu Việt Hà   Hanoi  2016

  • The Heart’s Emissary

    I’m pleased to introduce Doug Anderson as this month’s guest essayist. A veteran of the Vietnam War and now peace…

    Essays and Comment
  • Like by A.E. Stallings reviewed by Devin King

    LOST OBJECTS At the beginning of Book Two of Lucretius’ The Nature Of Things—Book One, you’ll remember, sets up that…

    Book Review
  • Clinton, Sholl, Aronson, et. al.

    Robert Clinton on “Caroline” The woman Caroline was entirely different from the woman described in the poem “Caroline,” except insofar…

    Editors Note
  • We Came This Way to Know the Evening

    Here’s a riddle:
  • Happy Hour

    I wasn’t supposed to touch the two glazed ceramic turtles
  • But-cept

    I recall not wanting my oldest son
  • Hogmanay, Edinburgh

    Past the iron fence on Princes Street
  • Maidendown

    The farm along the Maidendown,
  • Caroline

    One day they took him in a car all over the country and he
  • Prayer Written on a Wide Veranda on a Comfortable Couch in Sewanee, TN

    If prayer requires an audience that is divine
  • Blond for All the Boys

    Frank Ocean didn’t mean anything to me till Dave said check
  • A Flash of Lithe White Arms

    A flash of lithe white arms
  • Lost Leaders

    Some say that predatory sin was born of ignorance rather than
  • Rats

    Sudden underfoot, this one cries back
  • Hurdy Gurdy

    Like a grumbler who claims a five year old
  • Soldier’s Wife in the Aftermath

    After the great war I stepped inside
  • Sweet Tooth

    The man in the window is cheesecake;
  • Jeff Friedman interviewed by Nancy Mitchell

    It was like two different people battling for control of the same body.
    Featured Selection