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Jeff Baker

Roy Bentley
   On the Difficulty of Pumping High-Octane Gasoline into a
      ’39 Buick Century without Spilling a Drop

Alice Bolin
   Landscape: stages
   Landscape: the moon
   Landscape: trillium

Bruce Bond
   The Tree of Forgetting

Dexter L. Booth
   Love in the Time of Revolution
   May 13th, 2012
   White Dwarves

Ellen Caswell
   Story Problem
   To a Girl Named Siberia

Victoria Chang
   [The boss rises up the boss keeps her job]
   [Once the boss fired a twin the twin was torn in]
   [Some days one day every day I am over like the]
   [There are two ways maybe four there are]

Lisa J. Cihlar
   February Angst
   Girl at Nine and Again at Thirteen

Claudia Cortese
   Dear Claudia—
   Lucy wraps salmon

Dana Crum
   Portraits of a Former Lover

Claudia Emerson
   Irene Virga Salafia
   Limb Factory
   The Ocularist
   The Opposite House

Joshua Gottlieb-Miller
   In the Dream I Am Visiting
   Negative Theology
   The Clouds Are Up to My Neck

Carrie Green
   Fannie Burlingame’s Herbarium
   First Fruit

Susan Grimm
   Appetite: Handbills and Thumbnails
   Locked Up Tight
   Steam from the Blue Closet

Judy Halebsky
   Li Po Loved Two Things

Sean Patrick Hill
   Gauguin Among the Tahitians

Cynthia Marie Hoffman
   The Ball of Human Cells Speaks to the Double Helix
   The Homunculus Speaks from the Bed of the Ovarian
      Dermoid Cyst
   The Lambs Wool Strap Speaks from the Gurney, 1915
   No Midwives Can Do What Angels Can

Kristin Marie Kostick
   Handpick the Lame Horses from the Able-Bodied
   Learn to Fight
   Will I Come Back as a Moose or an Aardvark or Something?

Dana Levin
   Moo and Thrall
   You Have Nothing to Fear

Willie Lin
   Sleeper’s Almanac

Clay Matthews
   Small-Town Suicide

Sebastian Matthews
   Everything Happens to Me

Karen Meadows

Miguel Murphy
   The Hungering Eucalyptus

Stanley Plumly
   After the Tzeltal
   Archaic Torso of the Sun God Apollo as a Star Apple,
      an Oil Lamp, a Broken Mirror
   Winter Coastal Haiku

Corey Van Landingham
   I. To Have & To Hold
   II. To Have & To Hold
   III. To Have & To Hold

Ellen Bryant Voigt
   Lost Boy

David Wagoner
   At a Press Conference Concerning the Invasion

Lisa Williams
   Aquatic Herd
   Brooding Eels
   To an Exterminator

Chelsea Woodard
   St. Zita

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