blackbird online journal spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1


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Jeannine Savard
   Dream Bardo
   From the Undergrowth
   Sky Treasure

Jennifer L. Knox
   In the Canyons, Hidden Farms
   The Aqueduct's Up There Somewhere

Brian Teare
   As if from Letters of Surveyor Samuel Maclay
   Lent Prayer

Mark Strand
   Poetry in the World

David Wojahn and James Harms
   An Interview with William Matthews | David Wojahn and James Harms

John Allman
   Get Up

Sarah Manguso
   A Glittering
   Will We?

John Bresland
   Les Cruel Shoes

Liliana Ursu,
 with Tess Gallagher and Adam J. Sorkin

   Once Upon a Time in Venice
   Return to Sibiu

Neil Grimmett
   The Countdown

Alison Pelegrin
   Choose Your Own Adventure
   How to Deliver a Baby in a Taxicab

Sarah Bednarek
   Podium Gestures & Selected Work

Rodney Jones
   The Boomers Take the Field
   Common-Law Kundalini
   The State-Line Stripper

Jennifer Dickinson
   Violet, from The Night Edith Didn't Die

Cecily Parks
   Beast-Lover Variations
   Luna Moth
   A Mountain Lion Makes Ready

Rachel Jamison Webster
   The First Season of Marriage

John Poch

Ravi Shankar

Michael Croley
   Two Lives

Clay McLeod Chapman
   volume of smoke

F. Daniel Rzicznek
   During Fever
   Outside the Horse

William E. Dudley
   right now i remember the old

Beth Bachmann

Jeredith Merrin
   The Cicadas

Jeremy Griffin

Susanna Childress
   What You Meant Was

Linda Malnack
   And So Because We Don't Want To

Robert Krut
   Blood Feathers

Jody Rambo
   Landscape Returning

Matthew Thorburn
   Homage to Tom Andrews

Michaux Dempster
   Review | Ursula, Under, by Ingrid Hill

Anna Journey
   Review | The World in Repair: Steve Gehrke's The Pyramids of Malpighi

Mary Lee Allen
   Review | White Stucco Black Wing, by Karen Kevorkian