Spring 2003



Spring 2003

Table of Contents


Dawn Collector


Tapping Back

The Work of Honeybees



If It’s Not Too Much to Ask

Raise Children Here


Bees in Lavender

Bite Me


In General

In the Gabinetti Segretti

La Chambre de van Gogh à Arles

Or Thorns Compose So Rich a Crown

Rhapsody Today & Where I Go When I’m Out of My Mind

Short Story of a Little Death

Signs Following

The Aestheticians of Genocide

The Good Doctors

The Infinite Subject

The Judge at Work

The Stories; Juarez; & Monogamy

Tunnel of Cloistered Refuge




Modern Writers, Modern Lives (on Charles Dickens by Jane Smiley; Ted Hughes: The Life of a Poet by Elaine Feinstein; Iris Murdoch: A Life by Peter J. Conradi; Flannery O’Connor: A Life by Jean W. Cash; Peter Taylor: A Writer’s Life by Hubert H. McAlexander; and Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston by Valerie Boyd)

on It Wasn’t All Dancing and Other Stories by Mary Ward Brown

on Sleeping With The Dictionary by Harryette Mullen

on Teacher: The One Who Made the Difference by Mark Edmundson

Taste and the Open Door (on The Poetry Anthology, 1912-2002: Ninety Years of America’s Most Distinguished Verse Magazine, edited by Joseph Parisi and Stephen Young; Dear Editor: A History of Poetry in Letters: The First Fifty Years, 1912-1962, edited by Joseph Parisi and Stephen Young; and Poets of the New Century, edited by Roger Weingarten and Richard Higgerson)

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