blackbird online journal spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1
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John Allman
   News from Home
   Reading Andrew Marvell
   This Time

Becca Barniskis
   From the Letters of Mrs. Henrietta Shuck

Sandra Beasley
   She Falls Asleep in Strange Places

Jennifer Chang
   Field Guide to the Night Sky

R. H. W. Dillard
   Ten Poems from What Is Owed the Dead

Jehanne Dubrow
   Ars Poetica
   Charm Against a Broken Tongue

Margaret Gibson
   East Window, Moon

Lorene Lamothe

Elizabeth Seydel Morgan
   The Melancholy Tailor





Christine Perrin
   Prisoner of War Camp,
      Pine Grove Furnace
   Spring Poem

Catherine Pierce
   This Is Not an Elegy

Ed Skoog

Alison Stine
   Everything Is an Instrument

Sarah Vap
   Are you expressing a desire to know me?
   Breast-Feeding Across America
   The Cow Can’t Fear Something Eternal
   Horses Remember How
   Mark Time
   Night Bath, Sagittarius

Martin Walls

Terri Witek
   Kimono Pulled Up as Bedclothes (Willow)
   Stiff-Edged Kimono (Ruffled Iris)
   Reading to Children
   Right Over Left