BPR 40 | 2013

Spring 2013 | Number 40 — 25 Years


Cover of BPR number 40.

Featured Poet

Claudia Emerson
An Interview with Claudia Emerson
Poem: Third

Winner of the Collins Prize

James Davis May
Read online: Two Angels

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Contents

Claudia Emerson
  • Clearcut
  • Lightning
  • Third
  • Common House Sparrows at JFK's International Terminal
  • Virginia Christian
  • Apologue
Susannah Mintz Shelly Cato
  • Secure the Shadow, A Review
  • Betty Adcock
    • Found
    • Small Prayer
  • Tory Adkisson
    • Autumn in Paradise
  • Deborah Ager
  • Daniel Anderson
    • Almost
    • At Advent's End
    • Someone is Burning Leaves
  • L. S. Asekoff
    • Black Widow
    • Lyre
    • Climbing The Organ, Something Bent
  • Ned Balbo
    • Advice from a Friend
    • Belated Aubade
  • Jo Brachman
    • Up Moons Grove Road
  • Gaylord Brewer
  • Robert Collins
  • Chad Davidson
    • San Luca
    • The Death Poem You Asked For
  • Erica Dawson
    • Chinquapin Leaves on the Riverbank
    • In Celebration of Black History Month
    • When Saw Grass Grows to Meet the Sky
    • Love Song
  • Caitlin Doyle
    • Madame Tussaud
    • In the Bush
  • James Doyle
    • Growing Up during World War II
    • A Quiet Day in the Trenches
  • Jehanne Dubrow
    • Milagro Umbrella Factory
    • Lost Photograph of Trotsky, from the Family Album
  • Alex Fabrizio
    • Turning, Returning
  • Kathy Fagan
    • Sycamore Envies the Cottonwoods behind Your Place
  • Brett Foster
    • A Commonplace Twilight
  • Joshua Gottlieb-Miller
    • Power Animals
  • Jeff Hardin
    • A Thought Is Full of Drifting
  • Katie Hartsock translating St. Augustine
    • Confidences: A Rendering of Saint Augustine's Confessions
  • Edward Hirsch
    • Cemetery Gates
  • Lesley Jenike
    • I Am Love
  • Carrie Jerrell
    • Appalachian Matins
    • Before Being Euthanized, Barbaro Speaks to His Trainer
    • Rainbow
  • Melanie Jordan
    • The Kiss of the Cage
  • David Kirby
    • Fat Dope Dealers
    • The Poetry Reading
  • Alexis Levitin, translating Carmen Vascones
    • 46)
  • William Logan
    • The South in the South
  • James May
  • Laura McCullough
    • God's Got Gaming Sense
    • Holy
    • Brainspin me another wunna those
  • David McLoghlin
    • Sandymount Strand: Vigil
  • Nick McRae
    • Northerners in Tennessee
    • Genesis
    • The Last Sheep in Uz
    • Broken Body
    • To the Praying Mantis
  • Zachariah McVicker
    • The Slug
    • Pale Eye
  • Sandra Meek
    • Dead Vlei
  • Erika Meitner
    • Let Our Beauty Ease Your Grief
  • Homer Mitchell
    • Tinnitus Lament
  • Mary Moore
    • Widowmaker
  • Dan O'Brien
    • The War Reporter Paul Watson Imagines His Father
    • The War Reporter Paul Watson on the Examination of Women
  • Ricardo Pau-Llosa
    • God-Is-Love Man
  • Emilia Phillips
    • In Praise Of Aurochs
  • John Poch
    • Church
    • Windy Day in Texas
  • John Poch, translating Enrique Barrero Rodriguez
    • Sonnet V
  • Christina Poreba
    • My ESOL Class Discusses Food
  • Todd Portnowitz
    • The Physiologist's Rebuke to His Lover
    • Epithalamium at an Agriturismo
    • The Root of Nothing
  • David Roderick
    • Landscape with Tyrian Purple
  • F. Daniel Rzicznek
    • from Leafmold
  • Jane Satterfield
  • Martha Serpas
    • Sunshine Bridge
  • Megan Sexton
    • Crabapples
  • Patty Seyburn
    • You Were Born to Be Mine So Why Fight It
  • Andrew Sofer
    • Palo Duro
    • Hautboys
  • Jane Springer
    • Forties War Widows, Stolen Grain
    • Bare Ruined Choirs
    • In the Garden Dream
  • David Starkey
    • The Ways of God to Man
  • Rawdon Tomlinson
    • Goya and Snow
  • Sidney Wade
    • Cardinal
  • David Wagoner
    • Poem
    • Running Scared
  • Charles Harper Webb
    • Rain-Out
  • William Wright
    • In Sleep, Always a Small Death
    • Insomnia in Fall
  • Amanda Yskamp
    • A+
  • Matt Zambito
    • Ode to Orange