Poetry Magazine : February : 2012


A. E. Stallings : Momentary (featuring the line “Zither of chromatic scale”)

Joanie Mackowski : Consciousness

Dean Young : Spring Reign (featuring the line “I’m glad//I’m not that broken tree although/ it looks sublime”)

Albert Goldbarth : Keat’s Phrase (featuring the word “kleptobibliomania”)

Carol Frost : What the Dove Sings

Philip Metres : Compline (featuring the line “We cannot sleep in the wake of God”)

Wendy Videlock is our modern day Dickinson : Flowers

Reprinted in this issue are some oldies:

Lisel Mueller : A Prayer for Rain (1964)

Robert Creeley : A Prayer

And great mirror pieces: Langston Hughes’ “God” vs Robert Frost’s “Not All There”


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