BPR 45 | 2018

Spring 2018 Number 45


Cover of BPR 45 (2018), an illustration of a lizard on a branch in front of a green brocade curtain.Featured Poet

Gerald Stern

Winner of the Collins Prize

Shara Lessley
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Contents

Ryan Wilson
  • The Polyvocal Poet: Tradition, Translation, and the True Original
  • Chad Abushanab
    • Poem Begun in a West Texas Corn Maze
  • Dan Albergotti
    • Blood of the Father
  • Dick Allen
  • Stephanie Bryant Anderson and Andrea Spofford
    • Morning Routine
    • Doppler Radar
  • Angela Ball
    • The Fortress of My Desk
    • The Last Brandy
  • Charles Bardes
    • Field Clod
    • Duck Blind
    • Duck Blind 2
    • Rictus
    • Lararium
  • Christopher Buckley
    • The Permanence of Elapsed Time: Reflections on a Parochial Education
  • Conor Burke
    • Before the Term
  • Elijah Burrell
    • Look at These Altars
  • Colby Cotton
    • The Killing Floor
  • Jim Daniels
    • We Met at Exclamation Point
  • Susan de Sola
    • Cedar Closet
  • Shawn Delgado
    • Dandelions
  • Toi Derricotte
  • Jehanne Dubrow
    • Minutes
  • Anna M. Evans
    • Standing Up
  • Mary Romero Ferguson
    • Penelope, with the Children
  • Gustavo Pérez Firmat
    • Dirty Old Man in the Dustbin of Historyr
    • Dirty Old Man and the Maestro
    • Dirty Old Man Talks to Himself Behind His Back
  • Jason Gray
    • Tip of the Tongue
    • Octopus
  • Benjamin S. Grossberg
    • Pinnacle
  • Daniel Groves
    • Homecoming
  • Allison Joseph
    • Being Marvin’s Underwear
  • Annie Kantar
    • About Your New Place
  • Jee Leong Koh
    • From Hi Harlem
  • Ted Kooser
    • At Home
  • Andrew Kozma
    • Memoirs of an Invisible Man
  • David Landon
    • Montaigne at Piggly Wiggly
  • Shara Lessley
    • Late Epithalamium with Perennials
    • The Ugly American
  • Jennifer Holley Lux
    • Studland Beach
    • Kazahana
  • Robert Manaster
    • What Our Children Will Be
    • Transcription
    • At The Sea Merchant Restaurant
  • Timothy McBride
    • A Cosmology of Clouds
  • Max McDonough
    • The Bat
  • Ashley Anna McHugh
    • The Last Time You Left Me for Your Wife
  • Christopher Merrill
    • TIn the Galapagos Islands
  • Thorpe Moeckel
    • Father on the Beach, Tide Coming In
    • In the Yoga Zone
  • Peter Munro
    • What Is Gone from Me
  • Laura Neal
    • I Heard the Buzzards Shrill
  • Dan O’Brien
    • One Hundred and Nineteen
  • Debbie Ou
    • Liver Lilies, Yellow
    • Echo
  • Ricardo Pau-Llosa
    • Christ in the Wilderness: The Hen (1954)
  • Charlotte Pence
    • Heredity
  • Ross Peters
    • Proctors Hall Promontory
  • Lizzy Petersen
    • “52 Yellow Cat”
  • Jeffrey Peterson
    • Illeism
    • Epicurism
  • Leanna Petronella
    • Beached
  • Nicholas Pierce
    • Valediction at Lake Livingston
  • Saara Myrene Raappana
    • Heroic Origin
  • Doug Ramspeck
    • Smoke Dress
  • Chelsea Rathburn
  • Mira Rosenthal
    • People Bring Us Flowers
  • Austin Segrest
    • Björklunden
  • Amanda Shires
    • Autumn Tritina
  • R. T. Smith
    • Kettle
    • Photo of Frost
  • Gary Soto
    • Untitled
    • Untitled
  • Lisa Russ Spaar
  • Eleanor Stanford
    • Lepidoptera of the Diamond Highlands
  • Kathryn Starbuck
    • Roofless
  • Rawdon Tomlinson
    • Each time I break
  • Pimone Triplett
  • Jay Udall
    • Where It Begins
  • Laura Van Prooyen
    • Head of Clover
  • Ryan Vine
    • Altar Boy
  • Mark Wagenaar
    • Appalachian Vowels
  • G. C. Waldrep
    • Tübingen
  • Chet Weise
    • Endless Summer
  • Ryan Wilson
    • Lemons
  • Catherine Wing
    • Sea-Change
  • Cecilia Woloch
    • La Mer