BPR 42 | 2015

Spring 2015 | Number 42


Cover of BPR 2015, number 42. Featured Poet

Allison Joseph

Winner of the Collins Prize

Michelle Chan Brown
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Contents

  • Featured Poet

    Allison Joseph

    • Confederate Season
    • Somewhere in the North Bronx, Late Seventies
    • Sidewalks
    • Encyclopedias
    • Sonnet for a Scale
    Parneshia Jones Melanie Jordan
    • The Raggedy Recedes: The Poetry of Allison Joseph
  • Featured Essay

    Susannah Mintz

    • “Is there a basement in this poem?” On Making Story of Verse
  • Poems
    • Christopher Bakken
      • Sentence
    • Angela Ball
      • Things About Hotels
      • Enter the Guest
    • Sally Ball
      • Entwined Buddha
    • David Bottoms
      • Baptists
    • Tina Mozelle Braziel
      • Fluidity
    • Jay Bremyer
      • The Day Ignatow Died
    • Joel Brouwer
      • A Few Lines from the Library
    • Bill Brown
      • Vestment
    • Michelle Chan Brown
    • Stacey Lynn Brown
      • The One Black Girl at the Racist Sleepover
      • What Next
    • Elijah Burrell
      • Change of Song
    • Adam Clay
      • On Exhaustion
    • Daniel Corrie
      • Augustine Chanting
    • Noel Crook
      • Field-of-Flowers
    • Geri Doran
      • Martins (Quantum)
      • Trainsong
    • Moira Egan
      • Love’s Baby Soft
    • Charlene Fix
      • Turning the Line
    • Bernadette Geyer
      • Sleeping It Off
    • Joshua Gottlieb-Miller
      • The Art of Bagging
    • Hastings Hensel
    • Ernest Hilbert
      • Dominion of the Parthians
    • Graham Hillard
      • Art Student
    • Richie Hofmann
      • Bakery
      • Renovation
    • Luke Hollis
      • Lambing
    • Tom Holmes
      • The Orange Movement and the Rise and Fall of Orange Nucléaire
    • Lesley Jenike
      • The Lepidopterist
      • Twelfth Night
      • Splitting the Lark
    • Parneshia Jones
      • StairMaster
    • Stephen Kampa
      • News from the Little Room
      • Nothing by Halves
    • Keetje Kuipers
      • First Trimester
      • Winter Lambs
      • Overwinter
    • Austin MacRae
      • Pitch
    • Al Maginnes
      • Leaving an AA Meeting During a Snowstorm
      • Isaac, Afterward
    • Dora Malech
    • Charles Martin
    • Cleopatra Mathis
      • Southern Girlhood, 1963
      • Autobiography 2
    • L.S. McKee
      • Alva and the Field, 1944
      • Alva and the Mockingbird
    • Jim Mersmann
      • Morning, Easter
      • “For Counting Your Blessings,” She Said
    • Peter Munro
      • A Fisheries Scientist Suffers the Flood to Come
    • Jim Murphy
      • Ancient, Immaterial
    • Gregg Murray
      • The Deal
    • Richard Newman
      • The Ugliest Woman Sitting at the Bar
    • Alan Michael Parker
      • The Serengeti
      • Why I Am Not a Painter
    • Ricardo Pau-Llosa
    • Alexandria Peary
      • Troubled Lawns
    • Charlotte Pence
      • Orderly
    • John Poch
      • At Dante’s Tomb
    • Christina Pugh
      • Summer’s End
      • Hindsight
    • Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers
      • Six Camps
    • Matthew Roth
      • Stars
    • J.D. Scrimgeour
      • Lifting the Turtle
      • Pinecroft Dairy
    • Michael Shewmaker
    • Erin Elizabeth Smith
      • Alice Dreams the Storm
    • Gary Soto
      • Am I a Thief?
      • Saint Peter, show me where the bachelors sit.
    • Catherine Staples
      • Rose Red, Rose White
      • Cylindrical Bales
    • Christine Swint
      • Colonial Llorona
      • Suburban Llorona
    • Jeff Thomson
      • Watercolor Painting Class
      • The Rolling Stones Visit the Cave of Hercules, 1967, Morocco
    • Elisabeth Weiss
      • Museum with My Father
    • Will Wells
      • In Concert
      • What’s Weft?
    • Terri Witek
      • Sex Dream with Two Boxes
    • Amy Wright
      • Notocera
      • Platycotis
    • William Wright
      • Three Notes on Drowning
      • Sanguinaria