Poetry 2017

Table of Contents

General Submissions

      • Elegy for Florence, Kathleen Balma
      • Ms. Schadenfreude Gets Hit by Hormones, Grace Bauer
      • An irreverent calling, Michèle Betty
      • Letter to Elizabeth Away Again in France, Jonathan Blake
      • Because I love you, I love the world, Mark Brazaitis
      • Electric Windows Purr Down Like Cats, We Argue Whether the Green Stuff Is Bamboo or Poplar or Yew; I Hate This Place, Sean Brendan-Brown
      • Last Morning at the Farmer’s Market in San Ramón, una Oda a las Frutas, Gaylord Brewer
      • Monster, Chris Bullard
      • Living on the Light, Mark Burke
      • Mapparium, Brad Clompus
      • Havana, Peter Neil Carroll
      • May 23, Cizure Menor, Sean Denmark
      • Flâneur, Robert Daseler
      • My Mother Considers Her Death During Cocktail Hour, Gregory Djanikian
      • A Roost of Turkeys, Gregory Djanikian
      • New Grass, Jeff Fallis
      • Nursery Log, Tyler Friend
      • Moon Heart, Heart Stay, Tyler Friend
      • The Button Jar, Jan C. Grossman
      • deer elegy, Lukas Ray Hall
      • Medusa as a Vampire, Danielle Hanson
      • I Brought Home a Hermit Crab in His Shell, Alexis Ivy
      • Zen and the Art of Blowing Off Friends, Brad Johnson
      • Winter Nova, Robert Lee Kendrick
      • How We Knew It Was Winter, Carlene Kucharcyzk
      • Daylight Saving Time, George Longenecker
      • After the New Age Fair, J. Adams Lagana
      • View of Earth from Space Through the DSCOVR Telescrope, and a Few Words About Gun Violence, Bill Meissner
      • Richard E. Peeler Art Center, 204 C, Amanda Murphy
      • Dutch Moon in March, Steve Myers
      • Our Pottery, January Pearson
      • FED, Paulann Petersen
      • Bonfires, Hope Hart Petrie
      • Ocean Grove, New Jersey, Donna Reis
      • Market Theif, Susan Rich
      • Entanglement, stephanie roberts
      • Oxblood, Andy Roberts
      • I stop somewhere waiting for you, Leona Sevick
      • “george bailey, i’ll love you till the day i die,” Lindsey Siferd
      • The Old Guitarist, Alan Sugar
      • Guest, Joanna Solfrain
      • Juáncana, Angela Sundstrom
      • Obtaining the Beloved, Angela Sundstrom
      • Woman with Parrots, D.E. St. John
      • Leaving Assateague Island, Adam Tavel
      • Ultrasound Odalisque, Denise Wallace
      • Hypothesis Concerning a Slightly Mismatch Pair of Wings Above the Pulpit, Mike White
      • Two Meadows, Nathan Whiting

Dan Veach Prize for Younger Writers, judged by Dan Veach

      • Pig of Passage, Brian Czyzyk

Poetry International Winner 2017, judged by Cecilia Woloch

      • Nasreen’s Story, Mary Makovske

Poetry International 2018 Finalists

      • Inheritance, Alexandra Penaloza Alessandri
      • To a New Lover, Unfortunately, Anna Bernstein
      • Esterilidad:  Infertility or a State of Sterility, Debby Jo Blank
      • The Pendulum of a Long Marriage, Debby Jo Blank
      • Now September, Bob A. Brown
      • Post Card Not from Santorini, Lucile Burt
      • Mermaid Park, Carol Frith
      • Witness, Giles Goodland
      • The Hussy, dana hughes
      • Ravine #4, Mariam C. Jacobs
      • Final Decree, Hannah Kimbal
      • Half Past Midnight, Devi Laskar
      • Refugees, circa 926, Leeya Mehta
      • Supermoon 2016, Andrea Michalowsky
      • Love Song, Lisa Mullenneaux
      • Dreaming the She Bear, Gunilla Norris
      • Litany of “The Most Beautiful Suicide,” Frank Paino
      • A Swinging God, Cody Pherigo
      • Lessons in Perspective, John Richard Reed
      • Cecilia Gallerani, Joan Roberta Ryan
      • Third Viewing of Two Fridas, Jessica Genia Simon