BPR 46 | 2019

Spring 2019 Number 46


Cover of BPR 46, a painting of a woman's bare back with illustrated birds superimposed.Featured Poet

Toi Derricotte

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Contents

Featured Poet

Toi Derricotte

Lauren K. Watel

  • “Houses for the Heart to Live In": Finding a Home in the Work of Toi Derricotte

Parneshia Jones

  • A Humble and Savory Joy: An Interview with Toi Derricotte

Featured Essay

Chad Davidson

  • On Ruins

Poems

  • Megan Arlett
    • Lorca and I Have Brunch
  • Ned Balbo
    • To My Birth Father’s Compass
  • Jack B. Bedell
    • Fall, Light
    • Mestayer
  • Annette C. Boehm
    • Last Letter to Cassini
    • and Jesus says, on a night like this
  • Audrey Bohanan
    • Counter-Boys
    • Horse Farm in Winter
    • Streamer Handle Grips in the Wind
  • Paul Bone
    • Apologies
    • Ozark Pastoral
  • Gaylord Brewer
    • Solution to a Thursday Morning of Little Possibility: Frying Bacon
    • Moth
  • Andrea Carter Brown
    • Salade niçoise, In Memoriam
  • Brandon Jordan Brown
    • O Tired Man We Climb the Ladder Slowly
  • Nickole Brown
    • A Jonah
  • Christopher Buckley
    • Cynical
    • More or Less
  • Maia Carlson
    • Crown Shyness
  • Michael Chitwood
    • Barn
    • On the Air
    • Said and Done
  • Cally Conan-Davies
    • Mourning Cloak Butterfly
    • The World Is Simple
  • Flower Conroy
    • A Room in the Woods
  • Kevin Cutrer
    • Your Father’s Hands
  • Kate Daniels
    • The Punchbowl: An Elegy
  • Edward Derby
    • Minor Gods
  • Kathy Fagan
    • The Supreme Farewell of Handkerchiefs
  • Kitty Forbes
    • Endangered
  • Rebecca Foust
    • The Unexploded Ordnance Bin
  • Mag Gabbert
    • New Year
  • Stephen Gibson
    • On a Literary Postcard of Tennyson at the 42nd St. Library Gift Shop
  • D. Gilson
    • A Crown of Autopsies
  • Regan Good
    • The White Cows of the Cheviots: Chillingham Castle
  • Debora Greger
    • Persephone in a Parking Lot
    • La Serenissima, Florida
  • Joshua Gottlieb-Miller
    • Space City
  • Beth Gylys
    • Made Bed
  • Joseph Harrison
    • Runaway Blimp
    • The Retreat
  • Zach Harrod
    • Jarfly
  • Henry Hart
    • Shakespeare Puppets
    • Student Response to Cornelis Van Haarlem’s Massacre of the Innocents
  • Hastings Hensel
  • Ron Houchin
    • Pinching the Moon
  • Carrie Jerrell
  • Julie Kane
    • Arson in Knockmullane: 24 December 1846
  • Robert Lee Kendrick
    • Annuals
  • Vandana Khanna
  • David Kirby
    • Poverty, Mon Amour
  • Amy Lemmon
    • Man and Widow
    • Anatomical Life Drawing for the Illustrator
    • Creature Comfort
  • Alexis Levitin translating Ruy Belo
    • Acids and Oxides
  • Ananda Lima
    • Photograph of Water as a Mass Noun
    • Seven American Sentences
    • Inflight Entertainment while the Doomsday Seed Bank Is Breached
  • Sandy Longhorn
    • Sisters Grown Distant
  • Rose McLarney
  • Claire McQuerry
    • Fall Catalog Ekphrasis
  • Sandra Meek
    • Still Life with the Coming Extinction of the Southern African Donkey
  • Matt Miller
    • Said the River When I Asked for Her Song
    • When I Am My Brother Jon Fishing with Deron
    • Bumming a Smoke from Eve on a Porch in Pauwtucketville
  • Jenny Molberg
    • Epistle from the Funambulist Hospital for Invisibility
    • Turbine
  • Mary Moore
    • Fly Fishing
    • Morpho didius
    • What the Ants Write
  • Jessica Murray
    • Readymade
  • Charlotte Muzzi
    • Moving
  • Nathaniel Nelson
  • January Gill O’Neil
    • What’s Left
  • Deborah Pope
  • Arra L. Ross
    • Excerpt from The Day of the Child
  • Jane Satterfield
    • Crow Hour
    • Ode to the Eastern Gray Squirrel
  • Carrie Shipers
    • Letter I May Never Finish
  • Catherine Staples
    • From Souls Rising
  • N. S. Thompson
    • Remembering Cape Charles
    • 19th Century Nudes
  • N. S. Thompson translating Andrea Gibellini
    • Document
    • Phoenicians and Their Oriental Aspect
    • Element
  • N. S. Thompson translating Théophile Gautier
    • Funeral Pyres and Tombs
  • Natalie Louise Tombasco
    • The Girl Who Was an Artichoke
    • Underground Fantasy
  • D. C. Turner
    • Rememory
  • Alison Umminger
    • Someone Else’s Utopia
  • Sally Van Doren
    • Further Up the Road
  • Sidney Wade
    • Fabric
  • Chelsea Wagenaar
    • My Sister Sketches Her Anorexia
  • Sara Wallace
    • Highway 35
    • Ars Poetica
  • Amie Whittemore
    • Kissing Meditation
  • Terri Witek
    • The Eurydice Game
  • William Wright
    • The Child