Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Issue No. 18 TABLE OF CONTENTS

[N.B. You can scroll down on blog or click on highlighted titles or names to go directly to the referenced article.]

EDITOR’S INTRODUCTION
Eileen Tabios


NEW REVIEWS
T.C. Marshall Reviews GLOWBALL by Steven Farmer and SOME MATH by Bill Luoma

Eileen Tabios Engages AS IF IT FELL FROM THE SUN: AN ETHERDOME ANTHOLOGY: TEN YEARS OF WOMEN’S WRITING, Edited by Colleen Lookingbill & Elizabeth Robinson

Patrick James Dunagan Reviews ONE SLEEPS THE OTHER DOESN’T by Jacqueline Waters

Peg Duthie Engages PARROT ON A MOTORCYCLE: ON POETIC CRAFT / Papoušek na Motocyklu: O Řemsle Básnickém by Vítězslav Nezval; translated by Jennifer Rogers; designed by Amy Mees and Mark Wagner

Lucy Biederman Reviews RAMBO GOES TO IDAHO by Scott Abels

Prem Kumari Srivastava Reviews POEMS COME HOME by Sukrita and translated by Gulzar

Tom Hibbard Reviews UNTITLED by Reed Altemus

 T.C. Marshall Reviews PLANISPHERE by John Ashbery

Eileen Tabios Engages CHINOISERIE by Karen Rigby

Peg Duthie Engages THE NEIGHBORHOODS OF MY PAST SORROW by Jesse Millner

Graham Sutherland Reviews LONG DISTANCE by Steven Cordova

Thomas Fink Reviews THE BIGGER WORLD by Noelle Kocot

rob mclennan Reviews EITHER WAY I’M CELEBRATING by Sommer Browning

Tom Hibbard Reviews SELECTED POEMS by Nick Demske


Lucy Biederman Reviews THE RABBITS COULD SING by Amber Flora Thomas

T.C. Marshall Reviews THE LIGHT BEFORE DAWN by Drum Hadley

Eileen Tabios Engages 100 POEMS by S.S. Prasad

rob mclennan Reviews MY DARLING NELLIE GREY by George Bowering


Gerald Schwartz Reviews THE WAY WE LIVE by Burt Kimmelman

T.C. Marshall Reviews WHAT IT IS LIKE: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS by Charles North

Kathleen Kirk Engages SHE RETURNS TO THE FLOATING WORLD by Jeannine Hall Gailey

Patrick James Dunagan Reviews NOTES FROM IRRELEVANCE by Anselm Berrigan

Lucy Biederman Reviews SAY SO by Dora Malech

T.C. Marshall Reviews STRANGER IN TOWN by Cedar Sigo

Eileen Tabios Engages DRAFT 96: VELOCITY by Rachel Blau DuPlessis

Tom Beckett Reviews HUMANIMAL: A PROJECT FOR FUTURE CHILDREN by Bhanu Kapil

rob mclennan Reviews SONNETS: LOUISE LABE by Edward Byrne

Eileen Tabios Engages HAVE by Marc Gaba and CATCH LIGHT by Sarah O'Brien

Eric Wayne Dickey Reviews WILD PLACE by Erica Goss 

Peg Duthie Engages YES, WE ARE STILL DANCING by Susan Amstater, Connie Dillman, and Jacquelyn Stroud Spier

Eileen Tabios Engages WE / CUM ::: COME / IN THE YIELD FIELDS /AMONGST STATUES WITH INTERIOR ARMS and ASYMPTOTIC LOVER//THERMODYNAMICVENTS, both by j/j hastain

Peg Duthie Engages ENJOY HOT OR ICED: POEMS IN CONVERSATION AND A CONVERSATION by Denise Duhamel and Amy Lemmon

rob mclennan Reviews KILLDEER by Phil Hall

Eileen Tabios Engages ENGINE EMPIRE by Cathy Park Hong

Annmarie Lockhart Reviews MOTHER EARTH by Adam Fieled

Emily Geris Reviews TORCH SONG TANGO CHOIR by Julie Sophia Paegle

Dee Thompson Reviews REBIRTH OF WONDER, POEMS OF THE COMMON LIFE by David M. Johnson

Neil Leadbeater Reviews NDAKINNA: OUR LAND by Joseph Bruchac

Lucy Biederman Reviews THE NORMAL HEART AND HOW IT WORKS by Rachael Lyon

Bev Sandell Greenberg Reviews AN OPEN DOOR IN THE LANDSCAPE by Elisabeth Harvor

Tom Beckett Reviews HYPERGLOSSIA by Stacy Szymaszek

Therese Halscheid Reviews MEANWHILE: POEMS by Kathleen O’Toole

j/j jastain Engages E.S.P. by Michael Leong

Gerald Schwartz Reviews CARPE DIEM: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS by Michael Perkins

Charles P. Ries Reviews UNEXPECTED SHINY THINGS by Bruce Dethlefsen

Tom Beckett Reviews COEUR DE LION by Ariana Reines

Jeff Harrison Engages ILLUMINATIONS by Arthur Rimbaud, translated by John Ashbery

Neil Leadbeater Reviews IF NOTHING ELSE by Harold Bowes

A. Molotkov Reviews THE ANGLE OF SHARPEST ASCENDING by Ingrid Wendt

Nicholas T. Spatafora Reviews GIRL IN THE MIRROR by Jack Lynch



John Bloomberg-Rissman reviews
50 POEMS FROM 50 BOOKS IN (ABOUT) 50 DAYS:
“the mirror says” from ENTREPOT by Mark McMorris


“Flower Flower” from PINKO by Jen Benka

“Either Way I’m Celebrating” from EITHER WAY I’M CELEBRATING by Sommer Browning

“Dark Card” from DARK CARD by Rebecca Foust

“consider my dear” from AAAAAAAAAAAALICE by Jennifer Karmin

"Kingdom Animalia" from KINGDOM ANIMALIA by Aracelis Girmay

“Sheena Is a Punk Rocker” from DEAR PRUDENCE: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS by David Trinidad

“3. Designer Vagina” from THIRTEEN DESIGNER VAGINAS by Juliet Cook

“[Chinese characters] / Please forgive mefrom YINGLESHI: SINOPHONIC ENGLISH POETRY AND POETICS by Jonathan Stalling

“Getting Closer to the Big Bang” from BLACK SEEDS ON A WHITE DISH by Shira Dentz

“Permanent Water” from MERCURY by Ariana Reines

“Ligature Strain” from LIGATURE STRAIN: POEMS by Kim Koga

“Either She Was” from EITHER SHE WAS by Karin Randolph

“Live From The Kaukasus” from AND IF YOU DON’T GO CRAZY I’LL MEET YOU HERE TOMORROW by Filip Marinovich

“Affirmation” from YOUR OX-HEAD MASK AS PROOF by George Kalamaras

“Network 1: The Knot” from THE NETWORK by Jena Osman

“Self-Stalked” from SHOT by Christine Hume

"flash of mask" from AND I WOULD OPEN by Jill Stengel

“Narcissus 2000” from STUPID BIRDS by Logan Ryan Smith

“Between” from MR. MAGOO by Steve Tills

“Survivor” from RUINS by Margaret Randall

“You’re my sister” from THE BOUNTY: FOUR ADDRESSES by Kate Schapira

"The Earth Is Flat and So's My Ass" from THE MYSTERY OF THE HIDDEN DRIVEWAY by Jennifer L Knox

“Paxil” from HOLD TIGHT: THE TRUCK DARLING POEMS by Jeni Olin

THE VAST PRACTICAL ENGINE by Eric Hoffman

“[Wake me from sleep]” in O BON by Brandon Shimoda

“Wherein Proliferation is Explained to the Surrogates” in IATROGENIC: THEIR TESTIMONIES by Danielle Pafunda

 "0% APR" in SEDNA by Michael Helsem

"Warm All the Time Now" in PERSONATIONSKIN by Karl Parker

“XXX” in SARD by Philip Byron Oakes

“’is it true your father was a swan’” in PALM TO PINE by Sunnylyn Thibodeaux

“The Fox-Wife Dreams” in SHE RETURNS TO THE FLOATING WORLD by Jeannine Hall Gailey

“Deep in Snow” in GUESTBOOK by Rick Snyder

“#5” in DISPATCH by Marci Nelligan / Nicole Mauro

“Hitler’s Mustache: The Mustache Is a Riddle: Except It Can’t Be Answered” in HITLER’S MUSTACHE by Peter Davis

“Three Sets of Teeth” in WHEN YOU BIT by Adam Fieled


“Enjoy Your Symptom” in TESTIFY by Joseph Lease

“Secret Weapon” in SECRET WEAPON: SELECTED LATE POEMS BY EUGEN JEBELEANU (translated from the Romanian by Matthew Zapruder and Ralph Ioanid

"Confession of a Corpuscle: Cancer-Parable of Plutocracy (For the Bush Money Boys)" in MILLENIAL HARVEST: THE LIFE  & COLLECTED POEMS OF CHARLES GREENLEAF BELL

“Explanation” in DRIVING MONTANA ALONE by Katie Phillips

“Voodoo VIII: Spiritual Cleansing and Blessing” in BLOOD DAZZLER by Patricia Smith

“Ranges” in PART: SHORT LIFE HOUSING by cris cheek

“(one) Alone in that    cage” in FROM IDYLLS &RUSHES by Susana Gardner

“Apologies to the Spider” in THE STEEL VEIL by Jack Marshall

“The Double Rainbow (Mānoa Valley)” in TONTO’S REVENGE by Adam Aitken

CITY by C.J. Martin

“(metal work)” in IN WAYS IMPOSSIBLE TO FOLD by Michael Rerick

“Elders” in PRINCESS OF THE WORLD IN LOVE by Stan Apps

“8.october.2002” in KEY BRIDGE by Ken Rumble

AFTERWORD to 50 POEMS IN 50 BOOKS IN 50 DAYS







THE CRITICS WRITE POEMS
John Bloomberg-Rissman

Peg Duthie




FROM OFFLINE TO ONLINE
Dana Wilde Reviews VANISHING ACT: POEMS by Bruce Holsapple

Alan Ramon Clinton Reviews THE FEELING IS ACTUAL by Paolo Javier


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