BPR 44 | 2017

Spring 2017 Number 44


Cover of BPR 44 (2017).Featured Poet

Claribel Alegría

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Contents

Claribel Alegría
Carolyn Forché
  • Introduction
  • Preface to Flores del Volcan (Flowers from the Volcano)
  • Introduction to Saudade (Sorrow)
Salvador Peralta and Gregory Fraser
Laura Sonderman
Michael Theune and Bob Broad
  • Value Hunger: Feeding the Need for Assessment in Poetry
  • Kate Angus
  • Ned Balbo
    • Time’s Passage at Whiskey River
    • Fool’s Elegy
    • What Words Survive
    • Night Watch
    • Animal College
    • Gimpel the Adjunct
  • David Basilico
    • I Sit Atop a Compost Toilet
  • Anna Lena Phillips Bell
    • Overture
  • Michelle Boisseau
    • About Halfway Down the Page
  • Bruce Bond
    • Bone Flute
    • Belladonna
    • Nostalgia for the Infinite
  • Paul Bone
    • The River
  • Marianne Boruch
    • The Visit
  • David Bottoms
    • Little King Snake on the Prayer Porch
  • Joshua R. Butts
    • Hudson at Saugerties
  • Michael Chitwood
  • Clayton Adam Clark
    • Salvage: A Field Guide
  • Michael Collier
    • My Bishop
  • Rob Cook
    • Four Broken Ways to Pray
  • Daniel Corrie
    • Seedlings
  • Daniel DeVaughn
    • May Hawes
  • Eric Elshtain
    • In a warm sea
  • Nausheen Eusuf
  • Diamond Forde
    • The Right Words
  • Rebecca Foust
    • Autoportrait sans Moi-Même
  • Andrew Glaze
    • Rhinoceros
  • Joshua Gottlieb-Miller
    • The Romantics
  • J. P. Grasser
    • Hook Echo
    • Fetch
  • Juliana Gray
    • Lizzie Borden’s Pears
    • The Chauffeur’s Daughter Recalls Miss Borden
  • Eamon Grennan
    • Che Passa
    • Comeback with Swans
  • Lisa Hammond
    • I’m Not Really a Waitress
  • Jeffrey N. Johnson
    • Particle Search in D Minor
  • Madison Jones
    • Sparrows on a High Wire
  • Stephen Kampa
    • Dodo
    • The Quiet Boy
  • Sean Karns
    • The Man of Dirt Toils in the Laughter of His Wayward World
  • Brian Laidlaw
    • The Resurgence
    • The Reckoning Remedy
    • The Reckoning Rosary
    • [The Place I Love Is Burning]
  • Alexis Levitin translating Salgado Maranhão
    • Seal 9
    • Seal 10
  • Carey Link
    • Decoding the Colorless Puzzle
  • William Logan
    • The Age of Heroes
    • Reed Beds
    • Homage to an Army
    • D-Day, 2014
  • James Longenbach
    • Earthling
  • Angie Macri
    • Apples Like Roses
  • J. G. McClure
    • Nothing Will Be All Right, But Thank You Anyway
    • Self Portrait as Ego and Vehicle
  • John McKernan
    • Woman Screaming Against Angels
  • Leslie Adrienne Miller
    • Apophallation
    • What the Glossator Knows
    • The Glossator Realizes that Large Birds are Probably Unstable Signifiers
  • Matt W. Miller
    • Seborrhea
  • Tyler Mills
    • Hibakusha
  • Rachel Morgan
    • No One Can Own the Beach
    • Pietà
  • Burt Myers
    • Our House on Fire
  • Mark Neely
    • Bruce’s Mood
  • Kyle Norwood
    • A Scholar’s Vacation
  • Amy Pence
  • John Poch
    • Elegy for Mark Strand
  • Deborah Pope
    • Visiting Hours with My Grandmother
  • Terry Savoie
    • Chapel (1963)
  • Will Schutt translating Francesco Scarabicchi
    • “I carry words . . .”
    • Promenade
    • Incipit
    • A Half Wave
  • Tom Sleigh
    • My Tiger
    • Playbook
  • Barry Sternlieb
    • Cold Bearing
    • Sustenance
  • Zack Strait
    • Mantis
  • Jeffrey Thomson
    • Hotel California
  • Seth Brady Tucker
    • Countdown
  • Ellen Doré Watson
  • Charles Harper Webb
    • Rasa
  • Marcus Wicker
    • What I Won’t Say about My High-School Girlfriend
  • Allison Wilkins
    • Menagerie, Thasos Museum
  • Eleanor Wilner
    • To Bear Them Up
    • Intimations
    • The Phoenix Reflects on Its Peculiar Situation
    • What the Kite Sees
    • When Vision Narrows to a Single Beam of Light