Willow Springs 41

January 1998

Featuring poetry, prose, and translation by Michael Van Walleghen, Louis Jenkins, J. Robert Lennon, Victoria Wyttenberg, and more, and a review by Jessica Moore.

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Louis Jenkins The Telephone
A Miracle
Charles Goodrich Turkey Vulture Talking
Carolyn Reynolds Miller The Singing Lesson
Gibbons Ruark Autumn Elegy
Athena Kildegaarg El Higado
Mother’s Prayer
Jack Heflin Claryville, Missouri, Third Sundays in May
Cindy Bosley The Way to the Clinic
David Lee Old
Stephanie Dickinson Corn Goddess
Michael Van Walleghen Periscope
Startled Awake Once More in the City of Dreams
The Elephant in Winter
Lesley Dauer Hide and Seek
James Grabill With the Jade
Dennis Saleh De Chirico, Noon of the Angels
Laurie Blaunder Gestures of the Flesh, Doctor F.’s Assistant
Jerry McGuire The Vampire Poet
Soh-Cah-Toa Talks Back
Barry Silesky Prayer, With Kings
Richard Harris Breakfast Before a Slow Fire
John Bradley Henry Ford Hospital, 1932, Frida Kahlo
Kimball MacKay-Brook Can I Talk?
Waking at Midnight
Gordon Massman 499
Alan DeNiro John Clare Eats an Orange
Victoria Wyttenberg Leaves Going To Yellow
Letter from Somewhere in the South Pacific, 1944
Ronald Wallace The Calling
Thin Ice
Gretchen Diemer The Static of Interrupted Voices
Voices Scattered Across Water
Andrea Carter Clear Out


Anna Copeland Lace Collar: A Memoir in Ten Parts


J. Robert Lennon The Lucite Handbag
Debra Fawcett Hopper Italia

Poetry in Translation

Frederico Garcia Lorca Pools
translated by Dan MacIsaac
Alejandra Pizarnik Fragments To Dominate The Silence
translated by Steven Ford Brown
P. Kobylarz the ocularist
translated by Monique Manopoulos


Jessica Moore The Sincere Cafe by Leslee Becker