blackbird online journal spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1
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Michael Chitwood
   Dollar Bill
   The Saved

Margaret Gibson
   Drifting Boat
   Fox Fire at the Changing Tree
   Next Morning Letter
   Summer Birds and Flowers

Beckian Fritz Goldberg
   He Said Discipline is the Highest
      Form of Love
   Past Immaculate

Rachel Hadas
   The Other Side

John Hoppenthaler

Mark Jarman

Philip Levine
   Breakfasts with Joachim

E. Ethelbert Miller



Marilyn Nelson (translating Inge Peterson)
   The Potatoes

Wyatt Prunty
   Incident in the Sublime

David St. John
   Black Light (II)
   Zuni Ring

Peggy Shumaker
   Night Blooming Jasmine
   What the Deaf Long to Hear

R. T. Smith
   Crawdads on the Styx
   The Perils of Censorship

Eleanor Ross Taylor
   Disappearing Act

Henry Taylor
   from In Memory of Brother Dave Gardner