Winter 2013



Winter 2013

Table of Contents


“The Truth Is Never Really Enough”: Aslin’s Notes from Hugo’s Classes (with an introduction by Thomas Aslin)

After the Fact: Scripts & Postscripts

Dead Last Is a Kind of Second Place

Don’t Let Me Come Home a Stranger

Painters: An Elegy

Refuge, and the Serious Humor of Kafka and Beckett

Telling Who I Am before I Forget: My Dementia

What We Love and Lose and Take to Heart: Remembering Dick Hugo and Walt Pavlich


Good Riddance & The Good Host



[Untitled]; Every machine has its parts; A hermit’s poem; & Small measures, big shadows

A Scherzo for Sadness

Dear Virgo


Goodness in Mississippi

O’Neill; Wings; The Stem; & Doozie

The Weather Vane Maker’s Display & No Question


on A Prayer Journal by Flannery O’Connor

on Horace and Me: Life Lessons from an Ancient Poet by Harry Eyres

on Incarnadine by Mary Szybist