Volume 77, Number 4, Winter 2003

Table of Contents

From: Prairie Schooner

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Severance: Three Fictions: Marcus Tullius Cicero, and: Katheryn Howard, and: Claude Messner

pp. 5-7
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Miss Lien

pp. 8-22
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Normal Light, and: Misery and Frustration, and: He Gets Depressed Whenever We Argue

pp. 23-28
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Alliterative Accentual Verse, With Love

pp. 28-29
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Learning to Wait, and: The Ledge

pp. 29-31
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Hunter, and: End of the Semester Reverie, and: Winter Morning, and: Forgetting To Call My Mother

pp. 32-36
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Remembering in Lilac and Heart-Shaped Leaves, and: Sub Rosa

pp. 37-39
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Nobody Go Blue, and: Rubber Necking, and: The Blended Family

pp. 39-41
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Spring '41

pp. 42-53
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Scar

pp. 54-55
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Nameless, and: Dog Bite, and: Starting Over, and: Still Life

pp. 55-58
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Arrival, and: Crowning

pp. 59-63
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Blue Ridge: A Lesson

pp. 63-64
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Transubstantiation

p. 64
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Prayer, and: "They shall be left to fall, as they are inclined by their own weight"

pp. 65-67
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Ghost Story, and: In the Vision Center, and: Stop the Rocket

pp. 67-79
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Copyrights, and: Thunder-Edged

pp. 80-81
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The Driveway, and: Summer House, and: All Those People

pp. 82-85
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The Dusk of Uncles

pp. 85-86
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[you'd want to go to the reunion: see]

pp. 87-88
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Points of Departure, and: Naysayer's Apprentice, and: Casting on the Deerfield, Labor Day 2001

pp. 88-90
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To the Soccer Players

pp. 90-91
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from The Packing House Cantata: Sticker, and: Knocker, and: Luggers, and: D.P., and: Stoolie

pp. 92-93
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Bones

pp. 94-113
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Morning Fog

p. 114
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Just Like Romeo and Juliet, and: Rehearsal

pp. 115-116
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What We Could Not Write, and: Pilot's Window

pp. 117-119
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Armory Square Hospital, Washington, D.C. January, 1863

pp. 119-121
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Epidemic, and: Apricots, and: Great Joy

pp. 122-124
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I love a mink fast mostly indifferent, and: fire blossoms indigo deep you touch

pp. 124-126
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Reflections in a Doorknob, and: The Open Rehearsal

pp. 126-129
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November, and: Running Away with Me

pp. 129-130
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Arrangements, and: Radiation Therapy and You

pp. 130-132
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Infected with Harmony

p. 133
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Easter 1943

pp. 134-148
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Words without a Song, and: Geometry

pp. 149-150
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Stillness, and: Driving Across the Bridge, and: Snow Falling

pp. 151-153
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The Home

pp. 154-163
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My daughter asks me to read her diary, and: Woman to Woman

pp. 164-166
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Pang

p. 167
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Road Music, and: Levis

pp. 168-177
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In the Garden

pp. 177-178
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Negotiating Versions of Forever

pp. 178-179
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Mozart

p. 180
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Review

Domestic Work, and: Bellocq's Ophelia, and: The Paintings of Our Lives, and: Days of Wonder (review)

pp. 181-185
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The Idea of the Ordinary (review)

pp. 185-188
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Cheyenne Line and Other Poems, and: Lost in Seward County (review)

pp. 188-192
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Philokalia: New and Selected Poems (review)

pp. 192-196
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Contributors and Cover Credit

Contributor Notes

pp. 197-201
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Index

Index

pp. 202-205
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