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Winter 2010-2011 Vol. 61 No. 2
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Zhang Xinying
"Rolling Out Dumpling Wrappers," painting, 1999, Jinshan, China    Cover
 
Mary Greene
design    Cover
 
Eighteenth Annual Chad Walsh Poetry Prize    5
 
Michelle Gil-Montero, translator
from Mouth of Hell, by María Negroni    6
 
Sue D. Burton
Bulletproof    9
 
Kevin Ducey
Dragonteeth    10
 
Amir Hussain
Night Poem    13
 
Anna George Meek
Self-Possession, from The Genome Rhapsodies    14
 
Steve Wilson
Of Marriage    18
 
Jazzy Danziger
Yahrzeit    19
 
Jennifer Whitaker
The Invention of Childhood    20
Habit    21
 
Ann Keniston
The Overlay    22
Dock    23
 
Janice N. Harrington
Why, Oh Why, the Doily?    24
 
James Doyle
Civil War Photograph    30
 
Elizabeth Langemak
Illinois Cornfield as Nude Descending Staircase    31
Expectation    32
 
Judy Little
Glossing Glossolalia    34
 
Marcus Wicker
The Message, or Public Service Announcement Trailing a Meth Lab Explosion    35
Who in their right mind thinks they can put a stop to hip hop, if it don’t stop ’til I stop and I don’t stop ’til it stops?    37
Maybe the Saddest Thing    39
 
Gary Lark
Song    40
 

BOOKS IN BRIEF
 
John Rosenwald, reviewer
Notes for a Postapocalyptic Vision    41
Amy Gerstle and David Lehman, ed., The Best American Poetry 2010    41
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