Issue #99 November 2019

Robert Frank, Santa Fe, New Mexico, from The Americans

  • Nathaniel Tarn reviews Joseph Donahue’s “Wind Maps I-VII”

    The poet Joseph Donahue is best known for his ongoing long work in several volumes
    Book Review
  • The Neural Lyre: An Interview with Richard Kenney by Amy Beeder

    The Neural Lyre: An Interview with Richard Kenney by Amy Beeder Reader, I present to you Richard Kenney’s elegant, sharp…

    Issue #99 November 2019
  • Silberblatt, Harrison, Armantrout, et. al.

    Neil Silberblatt on ‘Hagstrom’: As a result of several surgeries in 2016 – to remove cancerous tumors from my colon,…

    Issue #99 November 2019
  • Winter Landscape with Bird Trap

    Only sparrows fly down, crows wait in treetops.
  • Late Elegy for Charlotte

    You were about to sail the Seine.
  • SUMMER UNDID ME: GUERLAIN IMPERIALE (BEDROOM), 1853

    Dear Reader, Fellow Perfume Testers and Collectors, Parfum Editors, Shunned Lovers Who Can No Longer Stand the
    Issue #99 November 2019
  • The Definition of Postmodernism & If

    I was in David Lehman’s Modern Poetry class when I first heard the term “postmodernism.”
  • Transfer

    Now they tell us
  • Elegy

    The breeze this morning pulls on the surface of the bay
  • RETURN OF THE HERO

    So they brought in a bird for him,
  • The Orders of the Ordinary

    Death seemed no more
  • Hagstrom

    I examine my scarred torso
  • A Five-Years-Late Note to Jake Adam York

    In Chicago, where the light plows over the lake into convention
  • The Charter of Effects

    Counsel is a lawyer driven by money.
  • SCENE FROM A PHOTOGRAPH IN A DREAM

    What was I doing in my childhood room again?
  • Into the Flame

    And you lay for decades counting sheep
  • FENG SHUI & PARANOID X-RAY

    Listen: mute bells peal
  • Tchaikovsky’s Fifth, On Freud’s Birthday [May 5] & In Vienna

    The first movement of Tchaikovsky’s