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Volume 50, Issue 1 & 2

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fiction

The Americans

By Lê Thị Diễm Thúy

poetry

The Birth of the Poem

By Adélia Prado, Translated by Ellen Doré Watson

translation

The Birth of the Poem

Ellen Doré Watson

fiction

Eighteen Apocalypses

Lucy Corin

poem

Climbing Toward the Peaks

Robert Bly

nonfiction

Notes on the Mono-Culture

By Mark Edmundson

poetry

Pomegranate

Marilyn Hacker

nonfiction

You Can't Tell a Book by Its Cover?

By Grace Glueck

poetry

July 12, 2006

By Vénus Khoury-Ghata, Translated by Marilyn Hacker

translation

July 12, 2006

Marilyn Hacker

interview

A Conversation with Cornel West

By Thomas Dumm and David Lenson, With Cornel West

poetry

Foghorns

By Tony Hoagland

nonfiction

Music Is Force

By Arun Saldanha

poetry

Tutti Frutti

By Charles Wright

nonfiction

People's Politics: Amiri Baraka, Hip-hop, and the Dialectical Struggle for a Popular Revolutionary Poetics

By Casey Hayman

poetry

Rain

By Rita Dove

fiction

Ask ZZ if You Don't Believe Me

By Elizabeth Denton

poetry

I Like Aluminum Foil for It Has No Emotions

By Dara Wier

nonfiction

No Name Commune

By Marianne Boruch

poetry

Sayonara Marijuana Mon Amour

By Chase Twichell

poetry

On Being Asked What Result of Racism Would You Have Difficulty Giving Up?

By Aracelis Girmay

poetry

Stolen

By Shira Erlichman

poetry

My Love is Like Oh

By Christopher Kang

poetry

God

By Amy Leach

poetry

Helwa's Stories

By Deema Shehabi

fiction

The Ghost of Stephen Foster

By Aaron Hellem

poetry

The Years Between Wars

By Steve Orlen

nonfiction

Global Art, National Values, Monumental Compromises: "German" 9/11 Commemoration in America, "American" Holocaust Commemoration in Germany

By Peter Chametzky

poetry

Palm Reading

By Barbara Ras

fiction

The Door Man

By Lisa Vogel

poetry

Yakov

By Philip Levine

poetry

The Day We Buried You in the Park

By Martín Espada

fiction

Golden Birds

By Robert H. Abel

poetry

At the Pitch

By Maxine Kumin

nonfiction

Richard Dawkins: My Encounter with a Heartthrob

By William Giraldi

poetry

Where Are You Now?

By Naomi Shihab Nye

fiction

Pure Love

By Amy Bordiuk

poetry

The Wisdom of Solomon

By Brigit Pegeen Kelly

poetry

This Morning I Pray for My Enemies

By Joy Harjo

fiction

Apples and Angels

By Elizabeth Collins

poetry

Value

By Christopher Howell

fiction

Love Is the Crooked Thing

By Stephen O'Connor

poetry

Poem

By e.e. cummings

Table of Contents

Introduction

I . Ends and Beginnings

The Americans, a story by  Lê Thị Diễm Thúy

The Birth of the Poem, a poem by Adélia Prado,
translated by Ellen Dor
éWatson

Eighteen Apocalypses, fiction by Lucy Corin

Climbing Toward the Peaks, a poem by Robert Bly

Notes on the Mono-Culture,
an essay by Mark Edmundson

Pomegranate, a poem by Marilyn Hacker

You Can't Tell a Book by Its Cover?,
an essay by Grace Glueck

July 12, 2006, a poem by Vénus Khoury-Ghata,
translated by Marilyn Hacker

II. Harmony

A Conversation with Cornel West,
by Cornel West, Thomas Dumm, and David Lenson

Foghorns, a poem by Tony Hoagland

Music Is Force, an essay by Arun Saldanha

Tutti Frutti, a poem by Charles Wright

People's Politics: Amiri Baraka, Hip-hop,
and the Dialectical Struggle for a Popular
Revolutionary Poetics, an essay by Casey Hayman

Rain, a poem by Rita Dove

III. Utopia in Ruins

Ask ZZ if You Don't Believe Me, a story by Elizabeth Denton

I Like Aluminum Foil for It Has No Emotions,
a poem by Dara Wier

No Name Commune, a memoir by Marianne Boruch

Sayonara Marijuana Mon Amour,
a poem by Chase Twichell

IV. Hand-Picked Poets

On Being Asked What Result of Racism Would You
Have Difficulty Giving Up?, a poem by Aracelis Girmay

Stolen, a poem by Shira Erlichman

My Love is Like Oh, a poem by Christopher Kang

God, a poem by Amy Leach

Helwa's Stories, a poem by Deema Shehabi

V . Ghost Memory

The Ghost of Stephen Foster,
a story by Aaron Hellem

The Years between Wars,
a poem by Steve Orlen

Global Art, National Values, Monumental Compromises:
"German" 9/11 Commemoration in America,
"American" Holocaust Commemoration in Germany,
an essay by Peter Chametzky

Palm Reading, a poem by Barbara Ras

The Door Man, a story by Lisa Vogel

Yakov, a poem by Philip Levine

The Day We Buried You in the Park,
a poem by Martín Espada

VI. I Carried the Things I Loved in a Red Sack

Golden Birds, a story by Robert H. Abel

At the Pitch, a poem by Maxine Kumin

Richard Dawkins: My Encounter with a Heartthrob,
an essay by William Giraldi

Where Are You Now?, a poem by Naomi Shihab Nye

Pure Love, a story by Amy Bordiuk

The Wisdom of Solomon, a poem by Brigit Pegeen Kelly

This Morning I Pray for My Enemies, a poem by Joy Harjo

Apples and Angels, a story by Elizabeth Collins

Value, a poem by Christopher Howell

Love Is the Crooked Thing, a story by Stephen O'Connor

Poem, a poem by e. e. cummings

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