Volume 5, no. 2
Fall 1990

Philip Fried
  Introduction

Bei Dao
  Translated by Bonnie S. McDougall and Chen Maiping
  The Morning's Story
  For Only a Second
  The Collection
  The East's Imagination
  A Bach Concert
  Notes on Reading
  Gains
  Coming Home at Night
  April
  Discovery

Penelope Shuttle
  Georgette
  Big Cat
  Jesus
  My Table
  At Once Jesus

Virginia Hlavsa
  Husbanding España

Angie Estes
  Nocturne
  Aubade
  Elegy for My Corpse

Peter Redgrove
  Illusionist
  The Secret Examination
  The Dead
  A Cat
  Tunes
  Keep Running
  Popular Star

Glyn Maxwell
  The Eater
  The Judge

Baron Wormser
  Mark Rothko, 1903-1970
  Myth

Ales Debeljak
  Translated by Michael Biggins
  Outline of history 7
  Without anaesthetic

Edmond Jabès
  Translated by Marie Waldrop
  On Humor
  Whose Seal Cannot Be Broken
  Born Viable
  Thought, Death
  On Blankness, I
  On Blankness, II
  On Blankness, III

Stephen Haven
  Review of The August Sleepwalker, by Bei Dao
  (Translated by Bonnie S. McDougall)

Robert McIlwaine
  Review of Tale of the Mayor's Son, by Glyn Maxwell

Philip Fried
  Review of The Persimmon Tree Carol, by Shelby Stephenson

Contributors' Notes