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Volume 34, Issue 1 (2004) Spring

Front Matter

Contents

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Human Rights Index p. v-v
University of Iowa Center for Human Rights

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Suspension (April 20, 1984) p. 9-12
Rebecca Makkai

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Getting Places p. 13-13
Stephen Dunn

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Postcard from Tortola p. 15-15
Stephen Dunn

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The Past p. 16-16
Stephen Dunn

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A Moth for Mary Ruefle p. 17-17
Nance Van Winckel

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A Song for Kay Mullen p. 20-21
John Rybicki

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My Life as an Estimate Writ in Stone p. 22-22
Michael Robins

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The Shape of the Winnow p. 24-24
Fredric Koeppel

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Solstice p. 25-25
Fredric Koeppel

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Aground and Aloft p. 26-42
Steven Patterson

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Where There Is No Earth p. 43-78
Maria Theresa Stadtmueller

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Poem p. 79-79
Laurie Sheck

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Poem p. 80-80
Laurie Sheck

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Poem p. 81-81
Laurie Sheck

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Poem p. 82-82
Laurie Sheck

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Tourist p. 83-84
Marjorie Stelmach

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As of Yet p. 85-86
Eric Pankey

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The Elegist p. 87-88
Eric Pankey

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All We Need p. 89-89
Debra Allbery

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In the Orchard of Star Fruit p. 90-91
Robert Grunst

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Dottie and the Plymouth Rocks p. 92-92
Robert Grunst

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Sebald in Starbucks p. 93-96
Patricia Vigderman

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Paris p. 97-102
Eric Rawson

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D/Altered p. 103-108
James McKean

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To Immerse the Weight p. 109-109
Tomaž Šalamun and Christopher Merrill

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Ridges of Aromatic p. 110-110
Tomaž Šalamun, Peter Richards, and Ana Jelnikar

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Biscuits! p. 111-111
Tomaž Šalamun, Peter Richards, and Ana Jelnikar

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These Are the Islands p. 112-113
Tomaž Šalamun, Peter Richards, and Ana Jelnikar

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Sleepwalker p. 114-114
Robert Thomas

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Sometimes When a Story Is Told p. 115-115
Boyer Rickel

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Bouilloux-Bougival p. 116-116
Jennifer S. Epstein

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Bird Plague p. 117-117
William Ford

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Smoke p. 118-118
Angie Decola

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Reconstruction p. 119-119
Francesca Abbate

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Dispatch p. 120-120
Francesca Abbate

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Bog Song p. 121-121
Francesca Abbate

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Ground Control p. 122-144
Patrick Ryan

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On Aging p. 145-156
Dewitt Henry

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Daily Double p. 157-169
Sheila Macavoy

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Reading Floyd Skloot p. 170-175
Margaret Murray

Back Matter

About the Cover Image

Our cover features the work of Joseph Patrick who is retiring as a professor of painting and has, for many years, drawn portraits of his students. "Teaching life drawing," he says, "has sometimes been like dreaming, filled with the known as well as the unexpected."

Editors

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David Hamilton
Fiction Editor
Douglas Trevor
Managing Editor
Lynne Nugent
Assistant Editors
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Molly Minturn
Web Editor
Thomas Swiss
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Jennifer Bills
Courtenay Bouvier
Michelle Falkoff
Kristin Hall
Nathan Hoks
Lucy Ives
Jennifer Mackenzie
Maggie McKnight
Paula Morris
Meg Satrom
Michael Savitz
Lisa Srisuro
Sarah Strickley
Isaac Sullivan
Joyce Turner
Advisory Board
David Baldus
Frank Conroy
Charles Kremenak
Leslie Simms
Thomas Walz
Contributing Editors
Marianne Boruch
T. Coraghessan Boyle
Marilyn Chin
Albert Goldbarth
Lewis Hyde
Mary Helen Stefaniak
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Amber Withycombe