Volume 41, Number 2, Fall/Winter 2017

Table of Contents

A Letter from the Editors

pp. 6-7
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Poetry

1493, and: All This Talk of Nations

pp. 8-9
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Selections from Descent

pp. 10-21
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Self-Portrait as an Egg-Tempera Illuminated Manuscript from 1352, and: When I Was a Vampire

pp. 30-31
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An Incomplete History of Ghosts

p. 32
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Mongrel is to Madness like Fire is to _______________, and: The Monster is to Damned as Lariat is to _______________, and: Solve for X

pp. 45-47
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Theophany

p. 48
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I Run into Donna Reed in Safeway

p. 49
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426 TRY

p. 50
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Wind Tongue, and: Poet Drag Kings

pp. 53-60
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Daylight Owls

p. 64
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Before Winter Comes

p. 68
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Good History, and: Higher Ups

pp. 87-88
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Concept A:, and: Instruction B: How to be an artist/wife, and: Tulips for kissing: modern love

pp. 89-91
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Wild, Cultured, Imitation, and: Origin Story: No Witches, No Woodsmen, and: Origin Story: Garden of the Fugitives, and: Spell to Leave Behind a Life

pp. 96-99
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Eden Falls in Mid-March, and: Over Coffee in Cañon City

pp. 100-101
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Avertissement, and: Wisp, and: V’là qui vaout, and: Prose, and: Averr, and: Embed

pp. 102-107
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Intervention 1, and: Intervention 2

pp. 110-117
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Self-Portrait with Goat, and: Self-Portrait as the Other Jon Davis

pp. 138-139
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When Vesuvius Erupts Again I’ll Cool my Tongue in the Mediterranean (or, I think our bodies are both molten and molting), and: Love poem written for the last swampland (or, global warming makes us fuck desperately)

pp. 140-141
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β.V, and: β.IX

pp. 142-143
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That Much

p. 144
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Fiction

Variant #47

pp. 24-29
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The Lizard

pp. 35-44
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The Woman in the Forest

pp. 65-67
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The New Old West

pp. 71-84
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Speak of the Devil

pp. 118-128
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I/O

MOSAIC: On Graduate Reflection, Body, and Writing

pp. 92-95
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Non-Fiction

The Witness

pp. 61-63
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Unapproachable Evanston

pp. 131-137
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Art

Album Quilt #1, and: Emma

pp. 22-23
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Fridge, and: Tire

pp. 33-34
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Six Cils, and: Mon Oeil

pp. 51-52
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Frankie, and: Winter Gold

pp. 69-70
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Host 1, and: Host 2

pp. 85-86
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Untitled (1), and: Untitled (3)

pp. 108-109
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Pink Peonies, and: Collection

pp. 129-130
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Contributor Biographies

pp. 146-151
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