Summer 2000



Summer 2000

Table of Contents

Special Feature

His Town; The Overt; The Reverse Side; Rubbing; Losing Steps; Returning from an Artist’s Studio; Phantom; At the Restaurant; Art; Zero Hour; The Party; & Sixty

Remembering Stanley W Lindberg: A Festschrift

Remembering Stanley W. Lindberg: A Festschrift


Getting Beyond Elegy: Nature, Culture, and Art

The Ashes of August


Rug Weaver



Because I Am Lucky

Catalog Dreams



The Last Place Where Birds Live

The Pastor’s Wife Advises Economy


Whole Note


Small Possibilities


“Bursting Under the Window, Inconsolable”: Five Recent Chapbooks (on 3 Marbles by Judith Kerman; Kissing the Bees by John Sokol; Surge by Matthew Cooperman; Bukowski Boulevard by Joan Jobe Smith; and The Last Campaign by Rachel Loden)

Brute Force: Violent Stories (on What Salmon Know by Elwood Reid; How Animals Mate by Daniel Mueller; The Wonders of the Invisible World by David Gates; Poachers: Stories by Tom Franklin; and Close Range: Wyoming Stories by Annie Proulx)

The Subjective Correlative (on A Saturday Night at the Flying Dog and Other Poems by Marcia Southwick; Then, Suddenly by Lynn Emanuel; In the Surgical Theatre by Dana Levin; Swarm by Jorie Graham; and Lifelines: Selected Poems, 1950-1999 by Philip Booth)