Issue Ninety

April 2017       


Letter from the Editor
Gabriel Blackwell 


Easter Sunday
Roberta Allen 

The Strangest Man for Hundreds of Miles
Nate Pritts 

Multiples of Four
Marie Schutt

Juliet and Brother John
Catherine Gammon

The Condoleezza Rice Fan Club Visits Akron, Ohio
Greg Gerke

A Headachy Day
Zsuzsa Takács
translated by Erika Mihálycsa 


Mechanics of the Negro
Nkosi Nkululeko

A Lesson on Dinggedicht with "Mechanics of the Negro"

Caleb Curtiss

A Lesson on Aubade with "Aubade"

The End of the Road

Martin Ott

A Lesson on Prose Poetry with "The End of the Road" and "Aftershock"

What I Needed to Say to Texas
Andrew Koch

A Lesson on Apostrophe with "What I Needed to Say to Texas"

After the Ascent, Ganymede
Liana Roux

A Lesson on Contemporizing Classics with "After the Ascent, Ganymede"

Physical Education
Lucy Wainger 

A Lesson on Poetics of the Body with "Physical Education"

John A. Nieves

A Lesson on List Poems with "Clearing"


The Repairs
Jennifer Militello

Recurring Dog & Rare Thing (9 Years, 13 Dreams)
Helen Betya Rubinstein 


The Brand New Catastrophe by Mike Scalise
reviewed by David Plick 

Güera by Rebecca Gaydos
reviewed by David Nilsen

Imagine Not Drowning by Kelli Allen
reviewed by Layla Azmi Goushey

Receipt by Karen Leona Anderson
reviewed by Michelle McMillan-Holifield

Night Garden by Carrie Mullins
reviewed by Denton Loving 

Hot Season by Susan DeFreitas
reviewed by Michael B. Tager