blackbird online journal Spring 2008  Vol. 7  No. 1
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Susan Aizenberg
   White Cat and Notebook: A Still Life

Jeffrey Bahr
   Mountain Standard Time

Sandra Beasley
   Making History
   The Minotaur Speaks
   The Parade

Agatha Beins
   What Was Left

Bruce Bond

Ash Bowen
   All My Vendettas I’ve Given Your Name

Abraham Burickson

Peter Campion
   The Lions

Judith Cofer
   Homework: Define Caliente
   How Do You Say?

Wyn Cooper
   Like My Friend

Norman Dubie
   Cantor, Frege & Gödel:
   Not the Bathing Tank at Madras: A       Romance
   South Boston Morning, ’53:
   Behind the Old Soldiers’ Hospital
   Herman Melville’s Book of Four Sentences

Jehanne Dubrow
  Fragments from A Nonexistent Yiddish Poet

Rishma Dunlop

Claudia Emerson
   Esto Absoluta
   Practice Rooms
   Synchronized Swimming
   The Well






Jaimee Hills
   Lesson on the Letter S

Lynda Hull
   In Another Country
   Nocturne with Choreography for Departure
   The Window

David Keplinger

James Thomas Miller
   The Rough Guide to Romantic Comedy

Joshua Poteat
   Selections from Replica of the Sears, Roebuck
      & Co. Catalogue, Fall 1900

Tomaž Šalamun
translations by Brian Henry


Elizabeth Scanlon
   This New City

Eleanor Ross Taylor
   Homesick in Paradise
   Lawrence at the Etruscan Tombs
   Three Days in Flowers
   When to Stop

Fritz Ward
   Slipnot: Starlight

Ryo Yamaguchi
   Audio: Oral
   Audio: The Philosopher