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VALPARAISO POETRY REVIEW
Contemporary Poetry and Poetics



 
Volume III, Number 2
Editor:  Edward Byrne

Spring/Summer 2002
 

Cover Art: Stuart Davis (1892-1964) Study for a Drawing, ca. 1955
Screenprint, color 5/100
Brauer Museum of Art: 2001.18
 

FEATURED POET: DAVID BAKER
 



 

~CONTENTS~
 

POETRY
 

David Baker

 "Humble House"

 "Separation"

 "Midwest: Georgics"


Vivian Shipley

 "Digging Up Peonies"

 "First Blood"
 

Jared Carter

 "Weed-Eater"
 

Daniel Tobin

 "The House"

"Hope Chest"
 

Mary Linxweiler

 "Mistaken Words"
 

Walt McDonald

 "Grandmother's House at Kitty Hawk"
 

Marie C. Jones

"Cape Cod"
 

James R. Whitley

 "Postcard from Orbis Tertius"
 

Catherine Daly

 "Buttercup"
 

John Gilgun

"Ahab's Son"
 

Barry Ballard

"Autumn"
 

Floyd Skloot

"Labor Day Party"

"The Moonlight Manuscript, 1696"
 
 

INTERVIEW
 

Darryl Tippens

"Evidence of Grace: An Interview with Walt McDonald"
 
 

ESSAY
 

David Baker

"Excerpt from 'Introduction' to Heresy and the Ideal: On Contemporary Poetry"
 
 

REVIEWS
 

David Lee Garrison

"Telling It Slant: The Narrative Poetry of Jared Carter"
 

Marianne Poloskey

"Vivian Shipley: Fair Haven"
 

Lauri Ramey

"Michael Palmer: The Lion Bridge"
 

Edward Byrne

"Two Decades of David Baker's Poetry To Remember and To Articulate the Past: David Baker's Changeable Thunder and Heresy and the Ideal: On Contemporary Poetry"
 
 

COVER ART
 

Gregg Hertzlieb

"Stuart Davis: Study for a Drawing"
 
 

CONTRIBUTORS' NOTES


Recent and Recommended Books
 

  Submission Guidelines and Correspondence