Volume 38, Number 2, Fall/Winter 2014

Table of Contents

Contributor Biographies

pp. 1-7
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poetry

Folsom Street Fairytale

p. 8
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Dawn

p. 9
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Hangmen of Solitude/Borreaux de Solitude, and: The Prodigal’s Torch/La Torche du Prodigue

pp. 10-11
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from “Mega-City Redux”

pp. 12-13
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Cloud Nation

pp. 14-15
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Ferruginous Hawks, and: Northern Mockingbirds

pp. 32-35
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Exegesis: The Tempest

p. 36
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Lost Letter

pp. 46-47
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And Arcadia, and: Positronic Sex Cult

pp. 51-52
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Self Portrait as Museum, and: Invasive Species

pp. 69-70
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Radiant Baby, and: Please Be Advised, Snow Globes Are Not Allowed Through the Security Checkpoint

pp. 76-77
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Because we are not animals, napkins

p. 78
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As the Cease-Fire Holds

p. 79
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How I Came Here, and: Xanthic Branches

pp. 94-95
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excerpts from Iron Lung

p. 96
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Tonight I marked the one-year anniversary of Barnabas’s first appearance, and: In 1966, Beach Boy Brian Wilson arrives late

pp. 101-106
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Lightning 2

p. 107
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Midsummer, 1994

p. 110
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Very Superstitious, and: Cohabitation

pp. 111-112
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Ice Storm, 1996

p. 113
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Let’s Check In

p. 114
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The Easement

pp. 131-132
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08/06/14

p. 133
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Wild Dog

p. 134
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fiction

Field Guide to Exotic Birds

pp. 16-31
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The Nesbit Pile

pp. 37-45
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Rip Tide, and: Eat Your Plate

pp. 48-50
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Blues Before Sunrise

pp. 53-60
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Tableaux

pp. 80-93
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On Being Told the Sound Your Band Recently Discovered Resembles the MC5’s

pp. 97-100
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Clouds

pp. 108-109
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non-fiction

About Him

pp. 71-75
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Phone Calls From Prison

pp. 115-130
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Interview with W. Todd Kaneko

pp. 135-142
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Karate Chop: Stories by Dorthe Nors (review)

pp. 143-146
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art

Winter’s Transitioning Release

p. 61
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Tradition in Our Blood

p. 62
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A Series of Skulls

p. 63
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Seat of the Soul

p. 64
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Neuropathy

p. 65
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Midwesterners

p. 66
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Noumenal

p. 67
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In the Time of the Butterflies

p. 68
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