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Summer 2005 Vol. 55 No. 4
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Mary Greene
design    Cover
 
Luo Zhijian
from painting "Rivals in Love" Huxian County, China    Cover
 
Douglas Woodsum
Relic Prayer    5
 
Scott Withiam
Hey Now    6
 
Jesse Lichtenstein
River Run    7
 
Young Smith
The Collapse of the Wave Function, from "Radiation in the Visible Spectrum"    8
Iridial, from "Radiation in the Visible Spectrum"    8
Illuminance, from "Radiation in the Visible Spectrum"    9
 
Kathleen Wakefield
Still Life: Nearly Reclining Woman, Settee, and Leaning Axe    10
 
Herman Asarnow
Resistance    11
 
Susan Varnot
Elegies in the Leaves    12
 
Robyn Anspach
Under the old city    13
Hagar speaks of sand.    14
 
Susan Tichy
Couplet    16
One, Two    17
 
Alicia Beale
The Manifestation of Orange Poppies    21
 
Dana Elkun
Interview with a Madman    22
Foreshadow from Buffalo    23
 
Dawn Lonsinger
The Blue-Gray Body of the Zambezi    24
contour figure on a contour figure on a rock    25
Love litigates like this:    26
 
Karl Elder
American Bovary (The Cosmetician), from "Z Ain't Just for Zabecedarium"    28
A Disappearing Act, from "Z Ain't Just for Zabecedarium"    29
Love in the Time of Quantum Mechanics, from "Z Ain't Just for Zabecedarium"    30
Making History, from "Z Ain't Just for Zabecedarium"    31
The Rookery, from "Z Ain't Just for Zabecedarium"    32
Urban Denouement, from "Z Ain't Just for Zabecedarium"    33
The Watchers and the Watched, from "Z Ain't Just for Zabecedarium"    34
Shining, from "Z Ain't Just for Zabecedarium"    35
 
Suzanne Heyd
Elemental: Nitrogen    36
 
Lynn Shoemaker
Mission to Afghanistan: Four Forgiveness Moments    38
 

BOOKS IN BRIEF
 
Marion K. Stocking, reviewer
Translation: Text Texture, and Architecture Part I: The Ancients and the Moderns    46
Stephen Mitchell, translator, Gilgamesh: A New English Version    47
Amos Oz, The Same Sea, Nicholas de Lange, translator    48
Sappho, If Not, Winter: Fragments of Sappho, Anne Carson, translator    49
Odysseus Elytis, Eros, Eros, Eros: Selected and Last Poems, Olga Broumas, translator    50
Odysseus Elytis, The Collected Poems of Odysseus Elytis, Jeffrey Carson and Nikos Sarris, translator    50
Ovid, The Metamorphoses of Ovid: Translated Freely into Verse, David R. Slavitt, translator    54
Ovid, Ovid Metamorphoses, David Raeburn, translator    54
Ovid, After Ovid: New Metamorphoses, Michael Hoffmann and James Lasdun, ed.    55
Horace, Horace: The Odes, J.D. McClatchey, ed.    55
Dante, Purgatorio, W.S. Merwin, translator    55
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