43.2, Fall 2019

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Editor’s Note: The Power of Innocence

Bethany Shultz Hurst, Note on Pet Monkeys and How to Manage Them
Jay Barnica, Séance
Hadara Bar-Nadav, [Your mind is night]
Hadara Bar-Nadav, [The animal is chemical carnivorous sick]
Hadara Bar-Nadav, [Life eats breath]
Carolyn Janecek, Come Gentle
Carolyn Janecek, Come Hollow
Kelly Nelson, After a Death
Kelly Nelson, Allegro
John Bonanni, from the First Amendment Defense Act
Eva Della Lana, Apollo & Daphne
Alan Elyshevitz, Jefferson’s Secret Message to Congress (Redacted)
Kristine Langley Mahler, Boys, Boss
C. R. Resetarits, Sea Poem 2
C. R. Resetarits, Sea Poem 3
David Rachels, Hell’s Our Destination
Amanda Hadlock, Self-Erasure for My Mother
Jayson Iwen, Body: Luke & Acts
Anna Lena Phillips Bell, from Each Leaf of Leaves of Grass, 1855
Dujie Tahat, My Girlfriend Asks If I Think I’ll Ever Stop Writing About My Ex
Dujie Tahat, Ars Poetica in War Time Which for Us Means Always

Kass Fleisher, When They’re Two
Virginia Watts, Andromeda

Bruce Bond, Scar 13
Bruce Bond, Scar 14
Mark Neely, Little Eulogy
Sean Sexton, Pictures of the Early Gods of Our Adolescence
Anita Olivia Koester, Constellation for a Small Scar
Anita Olivia Koester, Constellation for Butterflies
Stephen Dunn, Without Mentioning a Name
Robert Julius, Three Rivers
Robert Julius, How to Grieve an Alcoholic
Felicity Sheehy, Afterbirth
Michelle Acker, Apology to a Sixth Grader Who Asked Me if Gay Marriage was Okay, To Whom I Responded with Silence
Doug Ramspeck, Long Marriage (Parable of the Skull)

Pingmei Lan, Guan Yin’s Water
Jessica Treadway, Infinite Dimensions
Michael Martone, Gary Franke’s Fan
Michael Martone, Detective Sgt. Gabbie Cline, Indiana State Police
Michael Matone, Jimmie D’Angelo’s Observatory
Michael Martone, Sigrid Starr, Server, the Huddle House
Michael Martone, Zeke Remke, Fishing Lure Maker
Michael Byers, Hot Little Number
M. E. Kopp, The Price is Right
Molly Reid, Next Best

Sean J. White, The Odalisque
Leanne Grabel, My Brother’s Bar Mitzvah