Spring 2021


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Spring 2021

Table of Contents

To Our Readers

To Our Readers

2 × 2: Toshiko Hirata and Hiromi Itō


Is It July? & Is It August?, translated from the Japanese by Eric E. Hyett and Spencer Thurlow

Itō Grows Ill, A Bird Transforms into a Blossom, and The Giant Trees Stay Unchanged, translated from the Japanese by Jeffrey Angles

2 × 2: On Claudia Rankine’s Just Us: An American Conversation

“How Does It Feel to Be a Problem?”

A Terror Felt Rather Than Seen


A Dreamlike Song, translated from the Chinese by Michael Day

After God, Fear Women

First Aid

The Burn

The Cities Dissolve, and the Earth Is a Cart

The Night Market


[the tree remembers]; [here the contours]; [don’t change your name]; [and so mother]; [the space of a length of time]; & [here’s where the source of origins], translated from the French by Nancy Naomi Carlson

A Shop. I Like Shops. ; Home2Suites; Men at Work; & I Will Remember Massachusetts

Devil’s Audience Has Always Been the Same; Devil Nags the Blood; Devil Has Spent Years Trying to Get into Lucinda Williams’s Kitchen; & Devil Consoles Larry’s Unacknowledged Son

Genre Theory; Early English History; Stock Character; & Gay and Lesbian Fiction

Love Poem with Parenthetical; Shift; & What It Means to Forget

Song of Suburbia; The Couple; & On Three Hours Sleep

The Black Ugly Duckling & Love Letter to My First Car

The Visitation of God; The Leaf Blower among the Swimming Pool Lights; Egg; & In Praise of Disquiet

The Years Between & The Waking Reverie

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