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A Map For Students, William Jolliff May 2010

A Map For Students, William Jolliff

Bryant Literary Review

They want to make their poems right themselves,
and they know they should, but to win the A
they need me to like their work (so goes the rumor).


The Place Of Literature, Paul Hostovsky May 2010

The Place Of Literature, Paul Hostovsky

Bryant Literary Review

Mr. Gordon was perhaps a little tipsy
at the awards ceremony, perhaps a little


Dedication, Charles Harper Webb May 2010

Dedication, Charles Harper Webb

Bryant Literary Review

Where did Blake Bumgardner find the washtub-sized
cojones to confess over the phone, then listen


Bee Lust In Manhattan, John F. Buckley, Martin Ott May 2010

Bee Lust In Manhattan, John F. Buckley, Martin Ott

Bryant Literary Review

Thousands of bees swarmed outside a Manhattan
deli, trapping dozens of patrons, the meat scent


On John Coltrane's "My Favorite Things", Nathaniel Lee Hansen May 2010

On John Coltrane's "My Favorite Things", Nathaniel Lee Hansen

Bryant Literary Review

With steady three-beat brushes and cymbal
of Elvin Jones, stand-up pulse of Steve Davis,


Chain Smoking Mavericks At The Crestview Center For Health And Rehabilitation, Brent Taylor May 2010

Chain Smoking Mavericks At The Crestview Center For Health And Rehabilitation, Brent Taylor

Bryant Literary Review

It's strange how there are some things
about yourself you'll never know


Art Of The Bardo, Robert Haynes May 2010

Art Of The Bardo, Robert Haynes

Bryant Literary Review

What can be known of the Bardo is simply
a reawakening to, say, a Monach,


The Palm Reader Is Packing It In, Richard Luftig May 2010

The Palm Reader Is Packing It In, Richard Luftig

Bryant Literary Review

Since the cops have cracked down
there's no future in fortune telling anymore.


43rd And Main, Linsey Morse May 2010

43rd And Main, Linsey Morse

Bryant Literary Review

They see a burnt-out bitch on a sidewalk,
selling sex, her soul, to the devil for a smoke.


On The Pardoning Of Two Thanksgiving Turkeys By The President Of The United States Of America, Jennifer Perrine May 2010

On The Pardoning Of Two Thanksgiving Turkeys By The President Of The United States Of America, Jennifer Perrine

Bryant Literary Review

For this particular sentence, there is a reprieve
because there's a precedent, an annual event
stretching back to Harry Truman's postwar days, lurking


I Have Already Thrown This Poem Away, Buff Whitman-Bradley May 2010

I Have Already Thrown This Poem Away, Buff Whitman-Bradley

Bryant Literary Review

I have already thrown this poem away
It's crumpled up in a ball


Confidence, Laura Buermann May 2010

Confidence, Laura Buermann

Bryant Literary Review

I am a polysyllabic phenomenon,
a thesauric wunderkind


I Killed A Bug Last Night, Carol Hamilton May 2010

I Killed A Bug Last Night, Carol Hamilton

Bryant Literary Review

He was walking along the edge
of the tasseled rug, no hurry,


Sonny, R. Steve Benson May 2010

Sonny, R. Steve Benson

Bryant Literary Review

Seized by the day
he fell under a harrow


Traveling Alone, She Fell Into The Sistine Chapel--, M. J. Iuppa May 2010

Traveling Alone, She Fell Into The Sistine Chapel--, M. J. Iuppa

Bryant Literary Review

collapsed in a whirl, as if a gust of wind
struck her weak ankle and set her spinning--


A Bullfight, C. W. Owens May 2010

A Bullfight, C. W. Owens

Bryant Literary Review

Warily, the bull's hooves pound the sand--
black hide, muscle, churning with intelligence--


He's A Thief, Eliza Demarseilles May 2010

He's A Thief, Eliza Demarseilles

Bryant Literary Review

He stole a piece of my heart, attached it to a voodoo doll


Secret Lives, Mary Elizabeth Parker May 2010

Secret Lives, Mary Elizabeth Parker

Bryant Literary Review

A lacy blouse, two breasts beneath


Children At The Wake, John Grey May 2010

Children At The Wake, John Grey

Bryant Literary Review

I admit that, more than once,

I've pointed to the sky


At The Harbor, Martha Christina May 2010

At The Harbor, Martha Christina

Bryant Literary Review

Some days,
light passing
its benevolent hands


36., Sean Lause May 2010

36., Sean Lause

Bryant Literary Review

Thomas Null, machine 36, the hole-puncher,
was secretly apprenticed to despair


You And I, Gregory Sherl May 2010

You And I, Gregory Sherl

Bryant Literary Review

This morning we decide to build
a baby in your belly.


On The First Morning, Patsy Anne Bickerstaff May 2010

On The First Morning, Patsy Anne Bickerstaff

Bryant Literary Review

of spring
when I see a red shiny
balloon valentine shaped
descend


Peace, Jack Granath May 2010

Peace, Jack Granath

Bryant Literary Review

I remember it as
a rock song, though


A Dissertation On Rhymation, Evan Wallace May 2010

A Dissertation On Rhymation, Evan Wallace

Bryant Literary Review

The preparation for navigation through creation of sensation


We And The Joneses, Robert Laughlin May 2010

We And The Joneses, Robert Laughlin

Bryant Literary Review

Firmament will hit our heads--the
Ecos have the final word.


The Mercury 2010 Jan 2010

The Mercury 2010

The Mercury

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