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July/August 2012

James Lasdun, Dore Kiesselbach, Jessica Greenbaum, Kay Ryan, Tony Hoagland, Natalie Shapero, and more.

July/August 2012

Cover art: Melinda Beck, "Pegasus," 2012

POEMS

Dore Kiesselbach

Natalie Shapero

Steve Gehrke

Robin Ekiss

Brian Swann

ATELIER LUMIÈRE

Lawrence Ferlinghetti

THE POETRY OF OTHER THINGS

Michael Hofmann

Michael Robbins

  • Perdita
  • Why cats are better than people.

Jill Alexander Essbaum

  • Mow Job
  • A weed-whacking writer contemplates her lot.

Sarah Lindsay

Robyn Schiff

Ron Silliman

PROSE

Averill Curdy

J. T. Barbarese

  • Politics
  • A portrait of an impoverished parish.

Mary Ruefle

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Kayla Berkey

BACK PAGE

Paul Durica

Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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