Volume 18 Issue 1

Spring/Summer 2016

Keith Aubrey

  • Naps

Marc Berman

  • Pajamas at Noon

Carl Boon

  • Emmy Peters
  • Woman with Cake

Charles Butterfield

  • Morning

Richard Carr

  • Ego

Julia Crane

  • Her Climate
  • Contemplating Anorexia

KayLee Davis

  • Blame

Holly Day

  • Dew-Damp and Sap-Scented

Timothy DeJong

  • Holding Pattern

Darren Demaree

  • Nude Male with Echo #115

Richard Dinges, Jr.

  • Talents

Deborah H. Doolittle

  • Lorine Niedecker upon Touching a Milkweed
  • Claude Monet’s Road to La Cavee, Pourville

George Drew

  • Hippocrates in Albany Medical Center

Wendy Drexler

  • If There’s Nothing
  • The Book of Apology
  • House Cricket

Laura English

  • In the Center

Brittany Evans

  • Splinter(ed)

Craig Evenson

  • Hawk
  • August

Brian Fanelli

  • Haircut

Robert Fillman

  • Frozen Fields

Carol Frith

  • Believable Legacies

Laverne Frith

  • Things We Leave Behind
  • Bloomings and Beyond

Janet Hagelgans

  • Eavesdropping on a Police Scanner During the Looting

Yvonne Higgins Leach

  • Behind the Poplars
  • The Clock Key

Marianna Hofer

  • All Those Small Domestic Scenes We Imagine Could Fail Us

Mitchell Krockmalnik Grabois

  • Cruise Encounter

Len Kuntz

  • Men on New Year’s Eve

Charlene Langfur

  • Everything that Rises

Michael Lauchlan

  • After the Last Notes

Courtney LeBlanc

  • Category Five

Lyn Lifshin

  • In the Negatives

George Looney

  • With a Pint & Good Company
  • This Lapse Between Clouds
  • A Voice the Bandon Would Recognize

Peter Ludwin

  • A Reckoning

Richard Luftig

  • Along the Finger Lakes

Jenny McBride

  • Stories

Peter Mladinic

  • Trotlines

Andrea Moorhead

  • Fukushima forgets

Jed Myers

  • The Temperature

Suzanne O’Connell

  • Eavesdropping on the Train

Laurie Patton

  • Archway

Simon Perchik

  • Inside the Earth an Earth

Thomas Pescatore

  • Bear Mtn

Kenneth Pobo

  • Wandawoowoo’s Plate

Stephen R. Roberts

  • Moon Jam

David Rosenheim

  • The Sound of a Fountain in Mexico City

Matthew J. Spireng

  • Old Man Eckert

Rodney Torreson

  • After Your Tour with Dylan, You Finger the Strings, Lucinda Williams, and Sing ‘Lake Charles’

Emily Wall

  • Leaving Egypt
  • Rising

Helen Wickes

  • Early Light, Breaking

John Zedolik

  • Hanging Out

Poetry Contest Winners

Meghan DePeau [First Place]

  • Listen up, girl

Neal Whitman [Second Place]

  • Paying Tribute

Marian Kaplun Shapiro [Third Place]

  • (on the telephone)

Fiction Spotlight

Paul Milenski

  • Bully

Featured Poem

Deborah H. Doolittle

  • The Mountain Dreams of Poets