blackbird online journal spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1


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Abstraction | Geoffrey Brock
| Gary Leising
Arms of the Snake
| Christine Boyka Kluge
Bad Night at Club Solidarity
| Tim Suermondt
The Bat | Claudia Emerson
Bocca | Sandi D. Terry
Book of the Jaspers from The Spirit Tablets at Goa Lake | Norman Dubie
Burning Instead of Beauty | Joshua Poteat
Chris Burnside: A Retrospective | Chris Burnside
A Commission | Paisley Rekdal
Conte Bleu (The Blue Fairy Book) | Terri Witek
Dark Land of Desire | Sheila Black
Fahrenheit Meditation | Joshua Poteat
Fiona, from Late Bloomer | Melissa Pritchard
Going Out Into the Crazy: Some Thoughts About Real Writing and
   Real Reading | R. H. W. Dillard
Grief Bird | Cornelius Eady
Hardheaded Weather | Cornelius Eady
Hitchhiking in the Dying South | Joshua Poteat
How to Keep Busy While Your Fiancé Climbs Mount Everest | Becky Hagenston
The Kidnapping | John Allman
The Lung | John Allman
Mummy on the Doorstep | Christine Boyka Kluge
Necromancing | Miguel Murphy
Noir | A. E. Stallings
On Faith | Erin Lambert
Our Memory, the Shining Leaves (Waterford Fair Civil War Reenactment) |
   Joshua Poteat
Pitching Horseshoes | Claudia Emerson
Possessions | Claudia Emerson
Professional Cinderella: Disney World Employee Profile | Jason Golos
Radically Local | Sheila Pepe
Reading Group Discussion Guide | Denise Duhamel
Reconsidering the Spiritual in Art | Donald Kuspit
Review | Pattern Recognition, by William Gibson | Dennis Danvers
Review | Rescuing Patty Hearst, by Virginia Holman | Susan Garrett
Review | Separate Escapes, by Corrinne Clegg Hales | Craig Beaven
Review | V: Wave.Son.Nets/Losing L'Una, by Stephanie Strickland | Edward Falco
The Scenery of Farewell (and Hello Again) | Joshua Poteat
Self Portrait as a Mourning Dove | Joshua Poteat
Sheila Pepe's Under the F & G | David and Michael Beasley
The Shortest Distance | Erin Lambert
The Shower Wall | Julia Johnson
Slow Field of the Sky | Natalie Peeterse
The Stigmata Rather than a Punch on the Nose | Joshua Poteat
The Superstition of Fire | Laura Johnson
Surface Hunting | Claudia Emerson
Tubman's Rock | Cornelius Eady
The University Investigation Into My Classroom Pedagogy | Miguel Murphy
Under the F & G | Ashley Kistler