blackbird online journal spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1


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A Few Notes on Norman Dubie's The Spirit Tablets at Goa's Lake | Cliff Edwards
After Richmond Burned | Clara Silverstein
Bed of Nails | Henry Hart
Bell's Tavern | Larry Levis
The Black Madonna | Elisabeth Murawski
Book of the Body | Rodney Jack
Book of Hours | Richard McCann
Book of the Jewel Worm from The Spirit Tablets at Goa Lake | Norman Dubie
Caravaggio: Swirl & Vortex | Larry Levis
Circumstantial | Lynn Emanuel
Critical Care | Corrinne Clegg Hales
Dedication | Jane Satterfield
Desperado | Rick DeMarinis
Disappeared: from a photograph by Gustave LeGray | Corrinne Clegg Hales
Drawing Lesson: Outline and Edge | Elizabeth Seydel Morgan
The Earth Is Not Quiet | John Rybicki
Firewood | Corrinne Clegg Hales
Greece | Ron Smith
Happiness: The Aesthetics of Donald Justice | Mark Jarman
Helfgott's Parade | Dinah Ryan
The Hayfield Chandelier | Steve Scafidi
Learning to Use the Stick | Leigh Anne Couch
Legerdemain | Kevin Boyle
Letter from the Ground Floor | Richard McCann
Lines Composed Above the Occoquan River | Eric Pankey
Literary/Criticism | Myron Helfgott
Luna Moth | Leigh Anne Couch
Monologues from Songs from Bedlam | Douglas Jones
No Haiku | B. H. Boston
Noir Food | Lynn Emanuel
On the Occasion of an Argument Beside the River Where I Live | Steve Scafidi
Out to Buy Milk | Clara Silverstein
Pineal | Terese Svoboda
Polar Arms | Leon Rooke
Postcard of the Dam the Mill Stood By | Gerry LaFemina
Review | My Father's People: A Family of Southern Jews, by Louis D. Rubin, Jr. |
   Leonard Rogoff
Review | Pinion: An Elegy, by Claudia Emerson | Susan Settlemyre Williams
The Self-Portrait Project | Song-yi Kim
Shugborough Hall | Jane Satterfield
Sienese Variations | Eric Pankey
Single Girl. One Room Flat. | Lynn Emanuel
Spring Burials | Margot Schilpp
Springerle | Christine Schutt
The Starving Time, Jamestown, 1610 | Henry Hart
Still Missing the Jays | Stanley Plumly
The Sublime | Steve Scafidi
Suite: Larry Levis | Randy Marshall
Swoon | Victoria Redel
Tinnitus | B. H. Boston
Turning | D. James Smith
To One Lingering in the Trees | Steve Scafidi
Valve-Trombone | Ross Taylor
Where We Live | J. David Stevens