Issue ONE: Contents

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Kevin Pilkington | The Distance Between Fog and Times Square
Matthew Lippman | I'd Like to Think My Name is Jonas Silk
                     Prison for a Day
Carol Guess | Pearlscale, Pompom, Celestial Eye
   Spine's Brief History of Tough Terrain
Dorianne Laux | Baptism
Annie Finch Inside the Violet
              Rain Birth
Lee Upton | Why Don't You Stay in the Ouse
Matt Mauch | Although this morning...
            Byproducts happen
Michelle Bitting | Light Rain
Corey Mesler | Brumal Song
                    I Didn't Know I was Going to Do That
Amorak Huey | 4 A.M.

                           Anatomy & Physiology: San Francisco
Laura Kasischke | No Elegy
Kathleen Flenniken | Little Girl with Pop-Up Book
              The Cold War
                                       To Dotted Lines

Sara Kassel | Sidewalk Chalk
Lawrence Gladeview | Richmond Rhpasody
                                        Twin Peaks Basin at Twilight
                                        Sixty-Two Years at 1729 Saratoga Ct.

Darlene Pagan | Blue Ghosts
                             Starving the Panic
Christopher Linforth | Small Town Invasion
Charlotte Boulay | Oracular
Michael Neal Morris | Cottonwood
Wendy Barker | Perennial
                             Black Sheep, White Stars
Valentina Cano | Firebird in Captivity
Family Curse
                               Snatched Minutes
Steve Healey | Threat Level Orange
Lyn Lifshin | Photograph
                    If Those Blossoms Don't Come

J.R. Kangas | Needing to Get Away
Thomas Pescatore | Behind the fruit salad a Simple Meaningless love
A.J. Huffman | Elegant Gore
                           From Here to an Iron Heaven
                           To Brains on Fire

Jay Leeming | The Beams of My Parent's House
                         Conversation with the Nobody
                         The Light Above Cities

Jim Meirose | The Money
Kirk Nesset Hers
James Valvis | Big Alabama and the Ice Cream Truck
William Walsh Indebted to Mary Gaitskill
Ray Scanlon | Attleboro Station
Sara Kassel | Duet
Joel Allegretti Bird-Boy
Kim Chinquee | Runner
Thomas O'Connell | You Can't Stop History
                                     Hook & Ladder
Justis Mills | Ducts
Terry Sanville | A Bugled Robbery
Jan Donley | Fall into Winter
Stephen Frentzos | The Reunion
Lydia Millet | Sir Henry