Cover Art Coming Soon

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Robert Shetterly
cover art

"Langston Hughes," acrylic on panel, 2005, from the series "Americans Who Tell the Truth"

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John McNee, Jr.
cover art

Pen and ink illustration, 1951 from BPJ Vol2, No. 1, Fall 1951, Lorca: Gypsy Ballads

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Mary Greene
cover design

Beloit Poetry Journal

Vol. 62 No. 3

Chapbook 27: Split this Rock Chapbook 2012

, guest editor

translated by 
the Editors
*
the Editors
translated by 
the Editors

Editors' Note: Occupy America

Editors' Note: Occupy America

Editors' Note: Occupy America

Editors' Note: Occupy America

Editors' Note: Occupy America

Editors' Note: Occupy America

translated by 
Minnie Bruce Pratt
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Minnie Bruce Pratt
translated by 
Minnie Bruce Pratt

Someone Is Up

Someone Is Up

Someone Is Up

Someone Is Up

Someone Is Up

Someone Is Up

translated by 
Minnie Bruce Pratt
*
Minnie Bruce Pratt
translated by 
Minnie Bruce Pratt

The Difference between Inside and Outside

The Difference between Inside and Outside

The Difference between Inside and Outside

The Difference between Inside and Outside

The Difference between Inside and Outside

The Difference between Inside and Outside

translated by 
Minnie Bruce Pratt
*
Minnie Bruce Pratt
translated by 
Minnie Bruce Pratt

Turning the Switch Off

Turning the Switch Off

Turning the Switch Off

Turning the Switch Off

Turning the Switch Off

Turning the Switch Off

translated by 
Marilyn Nelson
*
Marilyn Nelson
translated by 
Marilyn Nelson

Called Up

Called Up

Called Up

Called Up

Called Up

Called Up

translated by 
Marilyn Nelson
*
Marilyn Nelson
translated by 
Marilyn Nelson

Your Own

Your Own

Your Own

Your Own

Your Own

Your Own

translated by 
Marilyn Nelson
*
Marilyn Nelson
translated by 
Marilyn Nelson

Making History

Making History

Making History

Making History

Making History

Making History

translated by 
Kim Roberts
*
Kim Roberts
translated by 
Kim Roberts

The International Fruit of Welcome

The International Fruit of Welcome

The International Fruit of Welcome

The International Fruit of Welcome

The International Fruit of Welcome

The International Fruit of Welcome

translated by 
Kim Roberts
*
Kim Roberts
translated by 
Kim Roberts

Instructions for Use

Instructions for Use

Instructions for Use

Instructions for Use

Instructions for Use

Instructions for Use

translated by 
Kim Roberts
*
Kim Roberts
translated by 
Kim Roberts

Medicine

Medicine

Medicine

Medicine

Medicine

Medicine

translated by 
Venus Thrash
*
Venus Thrash
translated by 
Venus Thrash

Rare

Rare

Rare

Rare

Rare

Rare

translated by 
Carlos Andrés Gómez
*
Carlos Andrés Gómez
translated by 
Carlos Andrés Gómez

Belief

Belief

Belief

Belief

Belief

Belief

translated by 
José Padua
*
José Padua
translated by 
José Padua

Kubla Khan

Kubla Khan

Kubla Khan

Kubla Khan

Kubla Khan

Kubla Khan

translated by 
José Padua
*
José Padua
translated by 
José Padua

On the Beach

On the Beach

On the Beach

On the Beach

On the Beach

On the Beach

translated by 
José Padua
*
José Padua
translated by 
José Padua

Dance

Dance

Dance

Dance

Dance

Dance

translated by 
Douglas Kearney
*
Douglas Kearney
translated by 
Douglas Kearney

Thank You But Don't Buy My Babies Clothes with Monkeys on Them

Thank You But Don't Buy My Babies Clothes with Monkeys on Them

Thank You But Don't Buy My Babies Clothes with Monkeys on Them

Thank You But Don't Buy My Babies Clothes with Monkeys on Them

Thank You But Don't Buy My Babies Clothes with Monkeys on Them

Thank You But Don't Buy My Babies Clothes with Monkeys on Them

translated by 
Rachel McKibbens
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Rachel McKibbens
translated by 
Rachel McKibbens

Across the Street from the Whitmore Home for Girls, 1949

Across the Street from the Whitmore Home for Girls, 1949

Across the Street from the Whitmore Home for Girls, 1949

Across the Street from the Whitmore Home for Girls, 1949

Across the Street from the Whitmore Home for Girls, 1949

Across the Street from the Whitmore Home for Girls, 1949

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Betty Ferber
translated by 
Betty Ferber

The Violence in Mexico Began with the Gods

The Violence in Mexico Began with the Gods

The Violence in Mexico Began with the Gods

The Violence in Mexico Began with the Gods

The Violence in Mexico Began with the Gods

The Violence in Mexico Began with the Gods

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Betty Ferber
translated by 
Betty Ferber

We Are Children of Cruel Gods

We Are Children of Cruel Gods

We Are Children of Cruel Gods

We Are Children of Cruel Gods

We Are Children of Cruel Gods

We Are Children of Cruel Gods

translated by 
Khaled Mattawa
*
Khaled Mattawa
translated by 
Khaled Mattawa

After 42 Years

After 42 Years

After 42 Years

After 42 Years

After 42 Years

After 42 Years

translated by 
Khaled Mattawa
*
Khaled Mattawa
translated by 
Khaled Mattawa

Now That We Have Tasted Hope

Now That We Have Tasted Hope

Now That We Have Tasted Hope

Now That We Have Tasted Hope

Now That We Have Tasted Hope

Now That We Have Tasted Hope

translated by 
Sherwin Butsui
*
Sherwin Butsui
translated by 
Sherwin Butsui

Potsherds

Potsherds

Potsherds

Potsherds

Potsherds

Potsherds

translated by 
Kathy Engel
*
Kathy Engel
translated by 
Kathy Engel

Gratitude

Gratitude

Gratitude

Gratitude

Gratitude

Gratitude

translated by 
Kathy Engel
*
Kathy Engel
translated by 
Kathy Engel

After the Storm, Praise

After the Storm, Praise

After the Storm, Praise

After the Storm, Praise

After the Storm, Praise

After the Storm, Praise

translated by 
Kathy Engel
*
Kathy Engel
translated by 
Kathy Engel

How the Light Gets In

How the Light Gets In

How the Light Gets In

How the Light Gets In

How the Light Gets In

How the Light Gets In

translated by 
Naomi Shihab Nye
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Naomi Shihab Nye
translated by 
Naomi Shihab Nye

The Woman in the Front Row

The Woman in the Front Row

The Woman in the Front Row

The Woman in the Front Row

The Woman in the Front Row

The Woman in the Front Row

translated by 
Naomi Shihab Nye
*
Naomi Shihab Nye
translated by 
Naomi Shihab Nye

Every Window

Every Window

Every Window

Every Window

Every Window

Every Window

FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS
COMING SOON

FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS
COMING SOON

Beloit Poetry Journal

Vol. 62 No. 3

Chapbook 27: Split this Rock Chapbook 2012

, guest editor

translated by 
the Editors
*
the Editors

Editors' Note: Occupy America

Editors' Note: Occupy America

Editors' Note: Occupy America

by 
the Editors
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Minnie Bruce Pratt
*
Minnie Bruce Pratt

Someone Is Up

Someone Is Up

Someone Is Up

by 
Minnie Bruce Pratt
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Minnie Bruce Pratt
*
Minnie Bruce Pratt

The Difference between Inside and Outside

The Difference between Inside and Outside

The Difference between Inside and Outside

by 
Minnie Bruce Pratt
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Minnie Bruce Pratt
*
Minnie Bruce Pratt

Turning the Switch Off

Turning the Switch Off

Turning the Switch Off

by 
Minnie Bruce Pratt
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Marilyn Nelson
*
Marilyn Nelson

Called Up

Called Up

Called Up

by 
Marilyn Nelson
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Marilyn Nelson
*
Marilyn Nelson

Your Own

Your Own

Your Own

by 
Marilyn Nelson
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Marilyn Nelson
*
Marilyn Nelson

Making History

Making History

Making History

by 
Marilyn Nelson
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Kim Roberts
*
Kim Roberts

The International Fruit of Welcome

The International Fruit of Welcome

The International Fruit of Welcome

by 
Kim Roberts
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Kim Roberts
*
Kim Roberts

Instructions for Use

Instructions for Use

Instructions for Use

by 
Kim Roberts
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Kim Roberts
*
Kim Roberts

Medicine

Medicine

Medicine

by 
Kim Roberts
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Venus Thrash
*
Venus Thrash

Rare

Rare

Rare

by 
Venus Thrash
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Carlos Andrés Gómez
*
Carlos Andrés Gómez

Belief

Belief

Belief

by 
Carlos Andrés Gómez
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
José Padua
*
José Padua

Kubla Khan

Kubla Khan

Kubla Khan

by 
José Padua
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
José Padua
*
José Padua

On the Beach

On the Beach

On the Beach

by 
José Padua
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
José Padua
*
José Padua

Dance

Dance

Dance

by 
José Padua
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Douglas Kearney
*
Douglas Kearney

Thank You But Don't Buy My Babies Clothes with Monkeys on Them

Thank You But Don't Buy My Babies Clothes with Monkeys on Them

Thank You But Don't Buy My Babies Clothes with Monkeys on Them

by 
Douglas Kearney
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Rachel McKibbens
*
Rachel McKibbens

Across the Street from the Whitmore Home for Girls, 1949

Across the Street from the Whitmore Home for Girls, 1949

Across the Street from the Whitmore Home for Girls, 1949

by 
Rachel McKibbens
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
*
Betty Ferber

The Violence in Mexico Began with the Gods

The Violence in Mexico Began with the Gods

The Violence in Mexico Began with the Gods

by 
Betty Ferber
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
*
Betty Ferber

We Are Children of Cruel Gods

We Are Children of Cruel Gods

We Are Children of Cruel Gods

by 
Betty Ferber
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Khaled Mattawa
*
Khaled Mattawa

After 42 Years

After 42 Years

After 42 Years

by 
Khaled Mattawa
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Khaled Mattawa
*
Khaled Mattawa

Now That We Have Tasted Hope

Now That We Have Tasted Hope

Now That We Have Tasted Hope

by 
Khaled Mattawa
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Sherwin Butsui
*
Sherwin Butsui

Potsherds

Potsherds

Potsherds

by 
Sherwin Butsui
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Kathy Engel
*
Kathy Engel

Gratitude

Gratitude

Gratitude

by 
Kathy Engel
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Kathy Engel
*
Kathy Engel

After the Storm, Praise

After the Storm, Praise

After the Storm, Praise

by 
Kathy Engel
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Kathy Engel
*
Kathy Engel

How the Light Gets In

How the Light Gets In

How the Light Gets In

by 
Kathy Engel
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Naomi Shihab Nye
*
Naomi Shihab Nye

The Woman in the Front Row

The Woman in the Front Row

The Woman in the Front Row

by 
Naomi Shihab Nye
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Naomi Shihab Nye
*
Naomi Shihab Nye

Every Window

Every Window

Every Window

by 
Naomi Shihab Nye
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 

FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS
COMING SOON

FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS
COMING SOON

Beloit Poetry Journal

Vol. 62 No. 3

Chapbook 27: Split this Rock Chapbook 2012

, guest editor

Including contributions from:

Homero Aridjis
Homero Aridjis
Sherwin Butsui
Sherwin Butsui
Kathy Engel
Kathy Engel
Betty Ferber
Betty Ferber
Carlos Andrés Gómez
Carlos Andrés Gómez
Douglas Kearney
Douglas Kearney
Khaled Mattawa
Khaled Mattawa
Rachel McKibbens
Rachel McKibbens
Marilyn Nelson
Marilyn Nelson
Naomi Shihab Nye
Naomi Shihab Nye
José Padua
José Padua
Minnie Bruce Pratt
Minnie Bruce Pratt
Kim Roberts
Kim Roberts
John Rosenwald
John Rosenwald
Lee Sharkey
Lee Sharkey
Venus Thrash
Venus Thrash
Robert Shetterly
Robert Shetterly
John McNee, Jr.
John McNee, Jr.
Mary Greene
Mary Greene

FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS
COMING SOON

FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS
COMING SOON