Cover

pdf iconDownload PDF
 

Title page, Copyright

pdf iconDownload PDF
 

Contents

pdf iconDownload PDF

pp. vii-ix

read more

Foreword

pdf iconDownload PDF

pp. xi-xiii

I heard music, anonymous and sublime, throughout my reading of the finalist manuscripts in this poetry contest. I wondered how to choose one of them when I wanted to award, or at least thank, a number of writers for letting me enjoy their vitality and skill. Then...

One

Zorba’s Daughter

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 3

On Arriving and Departing

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 4

Normal: A Surgical Lovesong

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 5

Safeway Via Dolorosa

pdf iconDownload PDF

pp. 6-7

The Interview

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 8

Windy City

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 9

The Living Room, My Sister Wrote, Had Seven Windows

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 10

Before the Air Became the Journey

pdf iconDownload PDF

pp. 11-12

Home Burial Scene

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 13

Wedding Fall-out

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 14

Chicago Spelling Bee Championship

pdf iconDownload PDF

pp. 15-16

Puella

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 17

The Moon Academy

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 18

The Fish

pdf iconDownload PDF

pp. 19-20

Blue Lady

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 21

The Potato Lovers

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 22

Prize

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 23

For the Cat Anthony

pdf iconDownload PDF

pp. 24-25

Dusky

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 26

On Forgiving the Great Price

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 27

Frightened by Italy

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 28

Two

Hatteras Lighthouse

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 31

Arms

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 32

Zone

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 33

Camille Claudel at Large

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 34

In an Elizabethan Garden

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 35

Mosque

pdf iconDownload PDF

pp. 36-37

Mourning Doves

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 38

The Trap

pdf iconDownload PDF

pp. 39-41

Not to Be

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 42

Leda in the Park

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 43

Italian Evening

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 44

Almost Naomi

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 45

I Lose My Way to Your House

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 46

Of a Feather

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 47

Virus

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 48

Meditation, the Morning After

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 49

Unrequited

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 50

The Proposal

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 51

Two Poets: A Sequel

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 52

Grooming

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 53

Three

Metaphysical

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 57

Long After Dark at the Church Carnival

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 58

On Hearing a Lecture on Stars

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 59

The Chapel That Tempted O’Keeffe to Become a Catholic

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 60

At the Smallest National Cemetery, Balls Bluff, VA

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 61

Planes

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 62

Key of Heaven

pdf iconDownload PDF

pp. 63-64

All the Things I Couldn’t Say

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 65

Creche

pdf iconDownload PDF

pp. 66-67

Sculpture: The Young Acrobat

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 68

Small Fires—Nagasaki

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 69

Lullaby of the Train

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 70

One Eye

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 71

Child in Art Therapy

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 72

This Way, That Way

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 73

At Risk

pdf iconDownload PDF

pp. 74-75

Pretending in the Shower to be Blind

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 76

Patient

pdf iconDownload PDF

pp. 77-78

Yak

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 79

After the Flower

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 80

Vanishing Point(s)

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 81

Glass

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 82

Thoughts on St. Agatha

pdf iconDownload PDF

pp. 83-84

Earth Day

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 85

Note from a Train

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 86

On the High Speed Train to Vendome, I See a Woman Who Looks Like Madame Cezanne

pdf iconDownload PDF

pp. 87-88

Phrygian

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 89

Acknowledgments

pdf iconDownload PDF

pp. 90-91

About the Author

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 92

The May Swenson Poetry Award

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. 93