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Volume 20, Issue 1 (1990) Winter

Front Matter

Contents

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Facing Pages p. 1-4
David Hamilton

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Poetry's Old Air p. 5-21
Marianne Boruch

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I Call Them the Giants p. 22-23
Silvino Poesini

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Dearest Thrushes p. 23-24
Silvino Poesini

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The Flower of No Smell Is Speaking p. 24-25
Silvino Poesini

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From the Earth: Joys and Sorrows p. 25-25
Stavros Deligiorgis and Silvino Poesini

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Driving across the High Mesa p. 26-26
Diane Marie Horton

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Prairie Village p. 27-32
Diane Marie Horton

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On the Way to California p. 33-43
Kent Nelson

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Peelings p. 44-45
Mary Swander

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Jackpot p. 46-46
Mary Swander

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I-80 Lieder p. 47-47
Mary Swander

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Birdbrain p. 48-49
Michael Carey

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Frozen Harvest p. 49-50
Michael Carey

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Learning to Dance p. 50-51
Michael Carey

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The Story of Our Lives p. 51-51
Michael Carey

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The Reason for Poetry p. 51-52
Michael Carey

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Initiation, 1965 p. 55-56
Max Garland

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María Violín p. 58-70
Daniel Moyano and H. E. Francis

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Voice Lessons for the Writer p. 71-83
Julie Checkoway

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The Folks at Home p. 84-89
Edith Pearlman

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No Scripture, Two Hymns p. 90-91
Don Johnson

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Watauga Drawdown p. 92-97
Don Johnson

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Calling p. 97-99
Don Johnson

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Perdita's Sunday p. 100-100
Zona Teti

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Perdita in the Back Room p. 100-101
Zona Teti

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Perdita in a Large World p. 101-101
Zona Teti

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Perdita Considers Dessert p. 102-102
Zona Teti

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Salt Flats p. 103-103
Mary Hower

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The Coffee Cup p. 104-105
Donald Hall

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The Valley of Morning p. 105-106
Donald Hall

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Small County Bridges p. 107-116
Robert C. Grunst

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Mola Mola p. 117-127
Bill Roorbach

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Saul and Patsy Are Pregnant p. 128-154
Charles Baxter

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Salman Rushdie's Satanic Narration p. 155-167
Marlena G. Corcoran

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Rushdie's Wo/Manichean Novel p. 168-174
Peter Nazareth

Back Matter

About the Cover Image

Our cover image, "Liminal Icon LXXXI" (1989), a work in acrylic on board, 13" x 11", is by Hans Breder, who directs the courses in Multimedia and Video Art for the MFA Program in Art at The University of Iowa. Originally from Germany, Professor Breder's works are in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. His work was represented in the Whitney Biennial Exhibitions of 1987 and 1989, and in a group exhibition of contemporary American art, "Painting Beyond the Death of Painting," in Moscow, 1989.

Editors

Editor
David Hamilton
Managing Editor
Mary Hussmann
Designer
Kay Amert
Assistant Editors
Nicole Cooley
Rochelle Nameroff
James Boyd White
Editorial Assistants
Jon Anderson
Karen E. Bender
Michael Connell
Kristen E. Gandrow
Tom Grimes
Hernán Guaracao-Calderón
Carolyn Jacobson
Heidi Johannesen
Rebecca L. Johnson
Fritz McDonald
Charles McIntyre
Rosemary Regan-Gavin
Margarita Robles
Amy Stewart
Mary Sylwester
Jules van Lieshout
Jennifer Veech
David P. Wall
Advisory Board
Panayot Butchvarov
Maria A. Duarte
Eugenia T. McGee
Allan Megill, Chair
Fredrick Woodard
Paul Zimmer