Volume 90, Number 4, Winter 2016

Table of Contents

Preface to the Food Portfolio

pp. 7-9
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Consume

pp. 10-11
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spam's Carbon Footprint, 2016, and: Ode to Soy Sauce & Fina'denne'

pp. 12-16
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Bees, Honeycombs, Honey

pp. 17-19
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Lusting after Mangoes Number 3

pp. 20-21
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The Threshing Floor, and: Work Song (3): Not Until the Day's Work Is Done

pp. 22-24
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Nayla

pp. 25-29
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Curry Powder, and: Terrorism in Manhattan

pp. 30-31
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The Bee's Gospel

pp. 32-33
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WH(R)I(C)T(E)E, or, Threshing/White/Rice

pp. 34-35
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Lemons, and: Drought Garden: Lemon Tree, and: The Tangerine Tree Has Something to Say about My Infertility

pp. 36-38
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Lemons: Part I

p. 39
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Two translations: Little Birthday Cakes in the City of Tomis (Ovid), and: [Words carved in a limestone boulder] (Leonidas of Tarentum)

pp. 40-41
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The House Built of Herring

pp. 42-49
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Direct to your table

p. 50
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On Literacy

pp. 51-55
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Breakfast

p. 56
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East Baltimore, Fried Chicken

p. 57
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The Tea and Sage Poem, and: Dog Food

pp. 58-60
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How to Make Halo-Halo Last Longer Than a Day, and: The Pepper King Returns

pp. 61-63
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NeoNativeChefs.com

pp. 64-65
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My Bricks Be Foul

pp. 66-67
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Cordon Sanitaire, and: Fabric, and: Detention and Multiplication, and: Our waiter wasn't wounded

pp. 71-77
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The Abalone Diver

pp. 78-101
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Japan's Ama Divers

pp. 102-103
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Crush

pp. 104-111
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Prologue as Part of the Body

pp. 112-127
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Bayou Requiem

pp. 128-129
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Garter, Copper, Water

pp. 130-131
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The First Deluge, and: Book of Revelations

pp. 132-135
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Bird Bones

p. 136
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Land of the Lost and Found

pp. 137-149
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Sunday: A Travelogue

pp. 150-160
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Joni

p. 161
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Snow Baby

p. 162
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The Real Nightmare

pp. 163-164
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I'm the sister who stands in front of houses

pp. 165-167
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The Illusion of Horizons & Surface Tension, and: Buddhist Perversions

pp. 168-171
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A, and: Antoinette in Flames

pp. 172-173
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Godspeed

pp. 174-180
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Reviews

13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl by Mona Awad (review)

pp. 181-183
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Chop: A Collection of Kwansabas for Fannie Lou Hamer by Treasure Shields Redmon, and: 7 x 7 Kwansabas by Tara Betts (review)

pp. 183-185
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The Man Who Snapped His Fingers by Fariba Hachtroudi (review)

pp. 185-187
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Contributors

pp. 188-195
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Index

pp. 196-200
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