Willow Springs 16

Summer 1985

Featuring poetry and prose by Sam Hamill, John Keeble, Karen Chase, Agha Shahid Ali, and more, and photography from Robert Albert.

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Agha Shahid Ali Homage to Faiz Ahmed Faiz
Karen Chase Aspects of Luck
Tu Fu Late Thoughts I
  Late Thoughts II
  Lament for Ch’ien T’ao
  An Ancient Battlefield
  The Journey North
Florence Greathouse Touring
Sam Hamill Cloistered
  ‘True Illumination is Habitude’
  At Rexroth’s Grave
Christian Knoeller The Morning Fire
Louise Labe Sonnet 3
  Sonnet 8
  Sonnet 9
  Sonnet 10
  Sonnet 12
Robert Lietz Turncoat
  Stage Fright
Kerry Paul May The Descent
Walter McDonald Driving Alone at Night Through Hardscrabble
  On the Gunnison
  First Freeze
Doren Robbins On Crete
  Homage to Yuang-Hung-Tao
  Act Like a Monkey, Make an Ass Out of Yourself
Aden Ross Daywatch


J. Anthony Connor Raven
  Jacob’s Ladder
Ursula Hegi To the Gate
John Keeble The Ghost Versions (excerpt)
Vincent Passaro Neruda and the Mets


Brian Harris Language and the Mirror in King Lear


Robert Albert In Rehearsal