TABLE OF CONTENTS

POETRY

JENNIFER ATKINSON
A Leaf from the Book of Cities
I was where the beginning is: “Rose Garden” Sentences

ANEMONE BEAULIER
Easter in Tampa
The Makgadikgadi Pans
In Thin Grass

A.V. CHRISTIE
Off the Solomon Islands
The Black Iris
Folding the Fitted Sheet

MICHAEL CHITWOOD
First Church
Listening to Johnny Mercer on the Johnny Mercer Pier

GARY DOP
Bill Bitner Smells
Bill Bitner’s Bundle of Something Identical

STEPHEN FRECH
The Near Tender

ROBERT CORDING
Cows

ROBERT AVERY
Note to Whomever Clears the Coins from This Fountain

JORDAN SOYKA
Sales Pitch

S. WHITNEY HOLMES
Prince Pondicherry in Love
Pantry, Cans and Jars

JONATHAN BARRETT
Lamentations for the Dead: Theria Primaria
The Wasteland and the Clay Pan

MASON WEST
Departing Chain
Rabble
Barrio Chorrillo
Counting Stars at Forty Below

SANDY LONGHORN
Glacial Elegy I

PAUL FISHER
Tunnel Vision

SIÂN GRIFFITHS
Proud Flesh

CHRISTINA STODDARD
Budapest Swimming Pool
The Easiest Death You Can Give Me

MICHAEL MCFEE
Robert’s Lake
New Widow

KARSTEN PIPER
The Stone Frog
The Jaw Harp
The Earring

LOIS WILLIAMS
A Bidding
At Dodd’s Hill
In England Again after Years Away


ART

DEBORAH MERSKY
New Frog
Red Spotted Frog
Bufospeciosus
Bullfrog with Aloe
Snake and Pomme
CAVE WALL PRESS, LLC
(Cover Art: Deborah Mersky, New Frog)
Issue #6, Summer/Fall 2009:
Copies of our sixth issue are still available for $5. You can
order yours with the form on our
subscription page.