STORIES Monica McFawn Elegantly, in the Least Number of Steps J. David Stevens The Poetry Bandit David Williams Coming Alive in the Milky Way Gary Gildner Pro Bono Mark Hage Luz and Min-Jee Wendell Mayo Inches Victor Schultz The Thrillsprite Downed Jennifer Solheim On the Island Craig Boyko Paddy Gercheszky Denise Dirks Business and Pleasure Colleen O’Brien Montana Miranda McLeod Lady Alone POEMS Robert Lee Mahon Fed Ex to Beowulf / Better Homes and Gardens / Last Letter from Starbuck Matt Schumacher they go drinking with villon Lyn Lifshin With Everything Opening, Pears, Magnolias, Cherry Petals, Apple, Dogwood Ana Minga, translated by Alexis Levitin Let no one dare to say Jen Edwards Sewing Circle / Disneyland Brandon Whiting The Therapist Speaks Kirk Wilson Deus ex Machina Michael J. Vaughn How to Sing Benjamin Goodney The Untold History of Central Florida Land Development, 1998-2007 / Itinerary for a Post-Industrial City William Jolliff The Rhetoric of Doubt Gary Mesick Smoker Mark DeCarteret Transparencies John J. Ronan At the Museum of Modern Art Charles Wyatt Bell-Ringer’s Knot Gary Lark Snow Sky Matt Summers The Slack Jeffrey H. MacLachlan Narquitecture Thomas Schwank scaling the walls of chicken school ESSAYS AND MEMOIRS Christopher Thornton Flawed Dreams and the Morning After: Letter from Dubai Colleen Morrissey The Bones in Mammal Hall
in Judy’s four wheel drive, over-murdered
with mileage and cigarette burns.
long ago. You never expected
much from them. It’s as if