Volume 78, Number 1, Spring 2004

Table of Contents

From: Prairie Schooner

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Jimi Hendrix, Bluegrass Star

pp. 6-18
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Rice, and: Riches

pp. 19-21
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Georgic: On Apples

pp. 21-23
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Landing Skid, and: Poem Beginning with a Line by Purina, Ending with a Line by Balanchine, and: Restorative

pp. 23-26
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If you survey four centuries of Passions, and: Roll tape

pp. 26-29
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Night Wind, and: Ghosts: The Absent Father, and: Metro North at Spuyten Duyvil, 7:30 P.M. 9/11/01, and: Dedicated To

pp. 29-33
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Bearings on a Winter Evening

pp. 33-35
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Stealing Sherisha

pp. 36-46
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Poem for a white boy

pp. 47-52
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Blessing, and: My Mother-in-Law, 84, Tells a Story, and: At the Office

pp. 53-55
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Two Into Two, and: Home-Birth, and: Banshee Baby, and: Night Watch on the Inland Sea

pp. 56-58
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Coming to Birth, and: The Pill on the Carpet

pp. 59-61
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Darrell, and: Daido Moriyama's Stray Dog, and: Boabdil's Eviction

pp. 61-64
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Mary

pp. 65-80
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Paradox

p. 81
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The fading betrayal

pp. 81-82
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What There Is

p. 83
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The Dismantling of Parts

pp. 84-85
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July 4: Lot's wife

p. 86
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Fireworks, and: The Basset

pp. 87-89
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Back in 1901

pp. 89-91
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Popular Theories of Writing

pp. 92-93
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Christian Co-Workers Schedule an Important Conference on Yom Kippur, and: Scissor Paper Rock

p. 94
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The Lithuanians, and: 1910: The Morris Supreme Test, and: 1979:Tearing Down the Morris House on Perth Avenue

pp. 96-99
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A Christmas Story. .. of a Sort

p. 100
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Tex-Mex Evening, and: Blue Sunday

pp. 101-102
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Bedtime Story

pp. 102-105
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My Life Fails To Pass Before My Eyes

p. 106
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Nailing a Freight on the Fly: The Federal Writers' Project in Nebraska

pp. 107-119
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Black and Blue, and: Brown and Gray, 1970

pp. 120-121
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Vocabulary of Comfort

pp. 121-122
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Grey Night, Grey Day

pp. 122-124
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You Should Know Better

pp. 124-127
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The Curtain

pp. 128-129
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Our Faces, Superimposed On Still Life, and: Memorial

pp. 129-132
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The River Pig

pp. 133-144
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Halloween, and: Giving My Son His Meds the Morning of the Big Meteor Storm

pp. 145-146
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It Was An Ordinary Brook Miracle, and: The Gold Table

pp. 147-148
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Deliver Her, and: She Moves from Intensive Care to a Private Room Upstairs, and: Night Light

pp. 148-150
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The Bellelli Family, and: The Bath

pp. 151-153
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St. Basil, 1993, and: Days of 1993

pp. 153-158
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Tourists at Peredelkino

pp. 159-160
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Dream of Peaceful Neutrality

pp. 160-161
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Thirst, and: To Wisdom

pp. 161-163
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Outside The Crowded Bus, and: The Belgian Governor and the Drunk, and: The Black City

pp. 164-169
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Errata, and: Crow, and: Ping-Pong with Pliny

pp. 170-173
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August Villanelle, and: Metonymy

pp. 174-175
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Feral

p. 176
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Against Cosmology

p. 177
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The Model

pp. 177-178
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"Sexual" he said, and: Hula, and: O Zone, and: Fielding

pp. 179-182
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Facts of Life

pp. 182-181
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Two Liners

pp. 183-187
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Field in Summer, and: Dialogue by a City Wall, and: Opening the shutters

pp. 187-191
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In Memoriam

In Memoriam

p. 192
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Review

I Knew A Woman: The Experience of the Female Body (review)

pp. 193-195
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A Purchase in the White Botanica: The Collected Poetry of Piero Heliczer (review)

pp. 195-201
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Holocaust Girls: History, Memory and Other Obsessions (review)

pp. 201-203
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No Second Eden (review)

pp. 203-205
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Contributor Notes

Contributor Notes

pp. 206-210
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