V 26 N 1 and 2

Volume 26 Issues 1 and 2

 

Spring / Fall 2006

 

Volume 26 Issues 1 and 2

 

Spring / Fall 2006

 

Contents

 

Essays 

 

Black-on- White Goods: The Spirit of New Orleans

by Katheryn Krotzer Laborde (essay & cover photos)

 

The Write Way tubs iten: My Workshop Experience

with Ernest Gaines / Wiley Cash

 

West Meets East

(A Talk with a Buddhist Monk) / Dana Wilde

 

The Poetry and Prose of Ninoy Aquino,

 

Philippine Patriot and Martyr / Jose Bautista

 

Three Essays on Mysticism, Poetics and Queer Theory

by Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingde

 

Cover Letter / N. Marin

 

Fiction

 

Diamond / Jill Wright

 

Sugar Hill / Ronald Frame

 

Little Lost Souls / Dexter J.V. Campbell

 

Bon Mot for New Orleans / Brian Withers

 

The Discount Christ / Roger Jones

 

So-What / Cornelia Wells

 

Broken / Laura V. Cario

 

Waterloo / Aaron Hellem

 

Poetry

 

Six Meditations from The Caveat Onus, Book Two / Dave Brinks

 

Decadence / Anthony Butts

 

Welcome to Baltimore, Hon / Angela O'Donnell

 

Four Poems / Jeanne Emmons

 

A poem to mark the day we didn't drive across Texas at night because we were afraid / Tiphanie Yanique

 

Three poems / Georgia Tiffany

 

Skipping Town / Mari Stanley

 

Hope Chest / Susannah W. Simpson

 

Wages / Jeffrey Alfier

 

The Guy on the Road Crew Cutting Down Kiawe Tells Me

 

Why He Hates Them / Karla Clark

 

Premonition / Biman Roy

 

Sand Paintings / Catharine Savage Brosman

 

Amen / Sharon Doyle

 

Worm Moon / William Hathaway

 

Thurgood Marshall Proposed as Episcopal Saint / Dick Bentley

 

Nkisi Nkondi, Power Figure from Republic of Congo , Affirms

His Strength and Plots His Escape with the Help of

 

Unassuming Museum-goer / Maureen Flannery

 

Do Better / Carol Hamilton

 

Three Poems on the Theme of Falling / John J. Trause

 

Two poems / Laura Hope-Gill

 

MENSA Bob Fails Geometry Class

at the Community College Again / Ryan G. Van Cleave

 

Imperial Twilight / Doug Ramspeck

 

Spindrift and Sand / Brett Garcia Myhren

 

Someone Else in Cairo / Eileen Berry

 

Three poems / Alice Pero

 

Onlookers / Donald Illich

 

Three poems / Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingde

Penguins / James Doyle

 

Less Than Nothing / Ariono-jovan Labu

 

The Physics of Poetry / Patrick Hicks

 

Reviews

 

Violet Harrington Bryan on John Lowe's

Bridging the Southern Cultures: An Interdisciplinary Approach

 

Sister Donna Marie Gould on Ava Leavell Haymon's poems in The Strict Economy of Fire

 

Katheryn Krotzer Laborde on William Jablonsky's stories in The Indestructible Man

 

Richard Collins on Davidson Garrett's poems in King Lear of the Taxi

 

Richard Collins on Dave Brinks' meditations in The Caveat Onus

 

Richard Collins on Georgia Tiffany's poems in Cut from the Score