Willow Springs 54

Fall 2004

Featuring poetry, prose, and translation by Emma Howell, Melissa Kwasny, Peter Markus, Emperor Li Yu, and more. The issue also includes Alison Stine’s “Kabul Lion,” winner of the 2004 Vachel Lindsay Poetry Award, Joan Michael’s “Establishing Witness,” winner of the 2004 George Garrett Fiction Award and an interview with Melanie Rae Thon.

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Poetry

Alison Stine Swimmers
Robert Wrigley Simone
  Ocean
George Eklund On a Sunday Sixteen Miles Deep in the Woods
A.J. Rathbun Sufficiently Past Melancholy
Sarah Busse First Letter to Sylvia
Emma Howell It Is the Morning of the Day of Bleach
  Leading Me
  Parallel Flight
William Olsen The Unspeakable Where
  Loon
  Winter Beginning with The Jerry Springer Show
Melisaa Kwasny Reading Novalis in Montana
Joames Grabill Hieroglyphic under the Fir Trees
Mark Dawson Remembering Her
Andra Smith-Hansen Winter Mill Yard
  Last Shift
Lance Larsen Reading Old Diary Entries
Adam Hammer What Really Happened to Miami
  The Quarterly Review Journal Review
  Paul Jumps Every Day
James Doyle The Bride, the Oyster, and the Singing Red Fish
Daneen Bergland When Despair Becomes a Kind of Weather
Bill Bogart Poor Dog
 

 Poetry in Translation

Emperor Li Yu From Prison
  (trans. Francis Blessington)
 

 Fiction

Jesse Murphree Amnesia
T.J. Beitelman Rumination
Peter Markus The Moon Is Girl’s Heart
  We Make Mud
Michael Martone Contributor’s Note

Vachel Lindsay Poetry Award

Alison Stine Kabul Lion

George Garret Fiction Award

Joan Michael Establishing Witness

AWP Intro Award Winners

Poetry  
Lauren Goldstein Rhythm and Numbers in a Florida Kitchen
Nonfiction  
Penelope Schwartz Robinson All Hands
   Interviews
A Conversation with Melanie Rae Thon