BPR 39 | 2012

Spring 2012 | Number 39


Cover of BPR number 39.

Featured Poet

David Bottoms
An Instrument of Investigation: An Interview with David Bottoms
Poem: My Old Man Loves Fried Okra

Winner of the Collins Prize

J. D. Schraffenberger
Read online: The First Person

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Contents

David Bottoms
Gregory Fraser
Chad Davidson
  • We Almost Disappear, A Review
  • Jasmine V. Bailey
    • Concerning Gorky's
    • 'The Artist and His Mother'
    • Six Years On
  • Michael Casey
    • the wall board knife
    • beautiful day
    • Cornelius' gas grill
  • Katie Chaple
    • What the Dead Do
    • Life is Not a Porno
  • Bill Christophersen
    • March
  • Clayton Adam Clark
  • Noel Conneely
    • Stars Pay Back the Dark
  • Maryann Corbett
    • Chancery Hand
    • Soundtrack
  • Chad Davidson
    • Maelstrom
    • Limoncello
    • The Waterwalkers
  • Travis Wayne Denton
  • Rebecca Foust
    • Prompt
  • Cal Freeman
    • Thematics of Dirt
    • A Cabbage Farmer
    • On Euclid Avenue
  • Amy Glynn Greacen
    • Amygdalus persica (Peach)
    • Rubus fruticosus (Blackberry)
    • Ficus carica (Fig)
  • Debora Greger
    • The Vacant Lot at the End of the Street
  • Daniel Groves
    • Felines
    • Last Laugh
    • @#$%*!!! (a Williamsonnet)
  • Heather Hamilton
  • Robert W. Hill
    • First Lines and Last
    • Kings Highway
  • Ron Houchin
    • Measuring the Moon (1956)
  • Lowell Jaeger
    • Old Cowboy
  • Anne Ward Jamieson
    • Straphangers
  • Charles Jensen
    • Complaint of the Cubicle Jockey
  • Andrew Kozma
    • Slash and Burn
  • Marianne Kunkel
    • New Arrivals
  • Harry Leeds, translating Georgy Ivanov
    • Regarding Inhuman Fate
  • Alexis Levitin, translating Gastão Cruz
    • That Former Future
    • August Once Again
  • Tim Liardet
    • The Bamboo Talking Bamboo-Talk
    • A Man Seeking Experience Enquires the Way of the Woman in the Pamplemousses Garden
    • Giant Lilies
    • Mister Gul as a Migrating Bush
    • Darwin in Mauritius
    • The Flame Trees of Trou Aux Biches
    • Mémé
  • Joanne Lowery
    • Bandolier
  • Austin MacRae
    • Aftermath
    • Farming Accidents
  • Angie Macri
    • Lost to Fever
  • Al Maginnes
    • Parenthood as Correspondence Course
    • Parenthood as Bad Theology
  • David McAleavey
    • Roller coaster
    • What have they done to my sonnet?
  • Greg McBride
    • Geese Imagine Living in Manhattan
  • Nick McRae
    • Joseph Van Gilreath (1922-1990)
    • For the Robinson Brothers of Chattooga County, Georgia, Now Deceased
    • Mountain Redemption
  • Michael Milburn
    • For Richard, My Student
    • Parties
    • Oral Report
  • Sudie Nostrand
    • Untitled
  • Rebecca Parson
    • To My Jailor
    • The Vomit Sonnet
    • 'Absolute Commitment to Excellence'
    • Western Summer
  • Michelle Peñaloza
    • Reverie: Nightfishing
    • On Migration, upon Finding an Old Map
  • John Poch
    • Rest
  • Doug Ramspeck
    • Magi
  • David Rosenthal
    • Temporary Portables
  • J. D. Schraffenberger
  • Dave Smith
    • Baltimore Mist
  • Ronald Wallace
    • God's Grace
  • Wes Ward
    • Living Room Floor
    • Bedroom
  • William Wright
    • Blond Mare, Iredell County, NC (1870-1896)
    • Prayer to Worms
  • Nikki Zielinski
    • Mix Tape with Foghorns
    • Tag
    • Gia Marotta
    • Thirteen