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“Absinthe” by Nuar Alsadir reprinted by permission of author.
“Asphodel, That Greeney Flower, Book I” (excerpt of 5 lines) by William Carlos Williams, from THE COLLECTED POEMS: VOLUME II, 1939-1962, copyright © 1944 by William Carlos Williams. Reprinted by permission of New Directions Publishing Corp.
“At he Bomb Testing Site” Copyright 1960, 1998 by The Estate of William Stafford. Reprinted from The Way It Is: New & Selected Poems with permission of Graywolf Press, Saint Paul, Minnesota.
“Bedside Reading” by Paulann Petersen, 2008.
“Cher” by Dorrianne Laux, author of Superman: The Chapbook, (Red Dragonfly Press, 2008) and Facts about the Moon (W.W. Norton, 2007)
“Cinderella’s Diary” by Ron Koertge. Poem originally published in Fever (Red Hen Press)
“Circus” from Kindle, Mountains and Rivers Press, 2008.
“Deer Season” by Barbara Tanner Angell, from The Long Turn Toward Light, Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 1991.
“The Elder Sister,” from THE DEAD AND THE LIVING by Sharon Olds, copyright © 1987 by Sharon Olds. Used by permission of Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Random House, Inc.
“Failing and Flying,” from REFUSING HEAVEN: POEMS by Jack Gilbert, copyright © 2005 by Jack Gilbert. . Used by permission of Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Random House, Inc.
“From Inside Great Distances” by Walid Bitar, from Two Guys on Holy Land © Walid Bitar and reprinted by permission of Wesleyan University Press.
“Genuine Imitation” was previously published in Maryland Poetry Review, and In The Margins Of The World, Plain View Press, 2001
“The Horse in the Drugstore” Copyright 1987 Tess Gallagher. Reprinted from Amplitude: New and Selected Poems with permission of Graywold Press, Saint Paul, Minnesota.
“In the mouth of the beholder” by Grégoire Vion
“I Pick Up a Hitchiker” by Jay Leeming from his book Dynamite on a China Plate.
“Jacksonville, Vermont” Copyright 2009 by the Estate of Jason Shinder. Reprinted from Stupid Hope with the permission of Graywolf Press, Saint Paul, Minnesota.
“Lake and Maple” (chapter excerpt) by Jane Hirshfield, © Jane Hirshfield, used by permission.
“Last Night As I Was Sleeping” by Antonio Machado, from Times Alone, tr. (Wesleyan University Press, 1983). © Antonio Machado. © 1983 Translation by Robert Bly. Reprinted by permission of Wesleyan University Press.
“Let Evening Come” Copyright 1996 by the Estate of Jane Kenyon. Reprinted from Otherwise: New & Selected Poems with permission of Graywold Press, Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Lucille Clifton, “lorena” from The Terrible Stories. Copyright © 1996 by Lucille Clifton. Reprinted with the permission of BOA Editions, Ltd., www.boaeditions.org.
Lyrics to “Darrington” © 1999 Drew Pearce.
“Man Writes Poem” by Jay Leeming from his book Dynamite on a China Plate.
“Meditation at Lagunitas” from PRAISE by ROBERT HASS. Copyright © 1979 by Robert Hass. Reprinted by permission of HarperrCollins Publishers.
“On a Branch” by Issa, translation © Jane Hirshfield, used by permission.
“Oyster” from Poetical Dictionary (Abridged) by Lohren Green. Atelos 2003.
“Pantoum of the Blin Cambodian Woman.” Reprinted from The Darkened Temple by Mari L’Esperance by permission of the University of Nebraska Press. © 2008 by the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska.
“Pastoral.” This story first appeared in the New England Review. From The Hisory of Anonymity by Jennifer Chang. Copyright 2008 by Jennifer Chang. Reprint by permission of The University of Georgia Press.
“The Peace of Wild Things” copyright © 1999 by Wendell Berry from The Selected Poems of Wendell Berry. Reprinted by permission of Counterpoint.
Phillips, Robert. Circumstances Beyond Our Control: “Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire” poem © 2006 Robert Phillips.
“Small Stones” and all material relating to “small stones” by Fiona Robyn. Reprinted by permission of the author.
Student work reprinted by permission of Lanne Grabel, poet and teacher.
Ted Kooser, “A Spiral Notebook” from Delights & Shadows. Copyright © 2004 by Ted Kooser. Reprinted with the permission of Copper Canyon Press,www.coppercanyonpress.org.
“Tracks,” from THE CROOKED INHERITANCE by Mary Piercy, copyright © 2006 by Middlemarsh, Inc. Used by permission of Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Random House, Inc.
“The Way It Is.” Copyright 1998 by The Estate of William Stafford. Reprinted The Way It Is: New & Selected Poems with the permission of Graywolf Press, Saint Paul, Minnesota.
“Wildflowers,” first published in The Nation, also appeared in As If Gravity Were a Theory (Cider Press Review)