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Issue 6.2, October 1976


Table of Contents


  • John Gilgun, “Mother Bear”
  • Don B. Cullimore, “The Double Cross”
  • Leonard Orr, “Les Reveries du Promeneur Solitaire”
  • Joyce Renwick, “Arley Fugato”
  • Tom Yori, “Why Floyd’s Brother Didn’t Get His Bank Loan”
  • Kikuo Itaya & Noboku Tsukei Keith, “A Telescope”


  • Susan Fromberg Schaeffer, “Away,” “The Old Lady Speaks,” “Harvest”
  • Jay Bradford Fowler, Jr., “A Stone On The Road To Heaven,” “The Empty Page”
  • Simon Perchik, “Untitled”
  • Barbara F. Lefcowitz, “Negations,” “I AM NOT- A Mirror,” “I AM NOT- A Smoothe,” “I AM NOT- A Paper Doll”
  • Elizabeth Herron, “Closer Than Our Breath”
  • Frederick E. Steinway, “Lesson In Naming At The School Of The Green Mage”
  • Marjorie Dieter Keyishian, “Fear,” “I’ve”
  • Albert Stainton, “You Can Expect”
  • Lyn Lifshin, “Mrs. Sutter,” “Early,” “Friday,” “4th of July,” “Christmas Eve
  • Doris Radin, “Stopping On A Climb Up Eagle Mountain,” “The Enlightenment”
  • Len Roberts, “And It Does,” “Or Less”
  • Pat Keuning Urioste, “Black Elk Speaks,” “Poem of Beached Blood”
  • Michael McMahon, “The Gift,” “Memento Mori”
  • Ian Krieger, “Venice- 1976,” “Lover”
  • C.S. Giscombe, “Travelers’ Song,” “30th September,” “The Hummingbird L & N Train Between Cincinnati and New Orleans Changing Cars in Nashville, Tennessee”
  • William Virgil Davis, “Weather Warning,” “Fear of Frost,” “Mirage”


  • Bruce Meader
  • Larry Martin
  • Samuel J. O’Neal, Jr.
  • Kim Klein
  • Wayne Treichel
  • David Halliday
  • Bernadette Carwile
  • Pete Lyon
  • Robert Hickey
  • Thomas Cox

Book Reviews

  • Margaret Gibson and Richard McCann’s “Landscape and Distance: Contemporary Poets From Virginia,” Reviewed by Joyce Renwick
  • Susan Fromberg Schaeffer’s “Granite Lady,” Reviewed by Ann Elizabeth Poe

2 Replies to “Issue 6.2, October 1976”

  1. ixydb.com says:

    For some reason when I see a quiescent jet-ski, I think of the bit in Day of the Triffids where they taint the fuel in the fascist guy’s half-track (with sugar or something, don’t really remember). I know it wouldn’t work, but it’s a nice dream.

  2. http://www./ says:

    These are the lines that made me cry. He contains within him the contradictions – the good and the bad – of the community that he has served diligently for so many years.I can no more disown him than I can disown the black community.I realize that I didn’t need anything else from the speech than this.