Volume 12, no. 2
Fall/Winter 2006-07

Philip Fried
    Introduction: Fashion and Fishbone

Mahmoud Darwish
    Translated from the Arabic by Fady Joudah
    What Will Remain?
    He’s Calm, and I Am, Too
    Nothing Pleases Me
    Now, When You Awaken, Remember
    Dream, What Is It?
    I Have the Wisdom of One Condemned to Death
    The Kurd Has Only the Wind

Charles Dobzynski
    Translated from the French by Marilyn Hacker
    My Life as a Wall

Julia Hartwig
    Introduction to the Poetry of Julia Hartwig, by John Carpenter
    Translated from the Polish by John and Bogdana Carpenter
    Ghosts
    A Procession
    Far Away
    To Conquer the Mountain
    A Manuscript
    Homage to Apollinaire
    A Medium
    Beautiful Sisters
    Waiting for a Signal
    Maurice

Helen Clare
    Aye
    The Tattooist’s Woman

Penelope Shuttle
    The Repose of Baghdad
    Sister
    Serious Things
    Colors
    August 6, 1945...

Andrew Sant
    The Lemon Tree...
    Two Fishermen
    Marvelous Harbors

Angie Estes
    Olé
    The House in Good Taste
    Transcript

John Kinsella
    Canto (cont. A)
    Canto Cracking Open

Antony Dunn
    Why Did the Chicken

Taha Muhammad Ali
    Translated from the Arabic by Peter Cole, Yahya Hijazi, and Gabriel Levin
    Where
    The Place Itself: Or, I Hope You Can’t Digest It
    Tea and Sleep

Ruth Fainlight
    Dixit Dominus

D. Nurkse
    The Child
    The Anti-Death
    Practice
    Mount Tabor

Marc Kaminsky
    Home to Milosz
    Saturday, from Ark of the Day

Hal Sirowitz
    Never a Child
    My Quiet Death
    Bad Taste in Apples

John Brehm
    First and Last

Ian Brand
    Approximate Still Life with Tubers and Skull

Simmons B. Buntin
    The Vernacular of Fire and Rain
    Her Mission of Light

Hugh Fox
    #17, from Finally/Finalmente
    Zero

SCOTLAND-CHINA TRANSLATION PROJECT

Polly Clark
    General Introduction

W. N. Herbert
    Translator’s Introduction
    A Night in the Purple Tulip Palace (Adagio) by Yang Lian
    Translator’s Introduction
    Nameless Lake by Zhou Zan

Pascale Petit
    Translator’s Introduction
    The chrysanthemum lantern... by Zhai Yong Ming

Polly Clark
    Translator’s Introduction
    Pine Forest by Zhang Wei

Antony Dunn
    Translator’s Introduction
    May Rose by Tang XiaoDu

PROSE ON POETRY

ESSAY:

Baron Wormser
    Robert Lowell’s “For the Union Dead” and “Political Poetry”

REVIEWS:

Scott Hightower
    Chez Nous by Angie Estes

Jeanne Marie Beaumont
    Open Field edited by Sina Queyras

Frank Beck
    Redgrove’s Wife by Penelope Shuttle
    Lifelines: Poets for Oxfam (CD) edited by Todd Swift

Contributors’ Notes