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David Mondedeu
cover art

'Stella in Guimarães,' photograph, 2008

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Mary Greene
cover design

Beloit Poetry Journal

Vol. 63 No. 2

, guest editor

translated by 
the Editors
*
the Editors
translated by 
the Editors

Twentieth Annual Chad Walsh Poetry Prize

Twentieth Annual Chad Walsh Poetry Prize

Twentieth Annual Chad Walsh Poetry Prize

Twentieth Annual Chad Walsh Poetry Prize

Twentieth Annual Chad Walsh Poetry Prize

Twentieth Annual Chad Walsh Poetry Prize

translated by 
Brian Sneeden
*
Brian Sneeden
translated by 
Brian Sneeden

The Road

The Road

The Road

The Road

The Road

The Road

translated by 
Jennifer Boyden
*
Jennifer Boyden
translated by 
Jennifer Boyden

The Person with the Loupe

The Person with the Loupe

The Person with the Loupe

The Person with the Loupe

The Person with the Loupe

The Person with the Loupe

translated by 
Philip Brooks
*
Philip Brooks
translated by 
Philip Brooks

Lighthouse

Lighthouse

Lighthouse

Lighthouse

Lighthouse

Lighthouse

translated by 
John A. Nieves
*
John A. Nieves
translated by 
John A. Nieves

Labwork

Labwork

Labwork

Labwork

Labwork

Labwork

translated by 
Monika Zobel
*
Monika Zobel
translated by 
Monika Zobel

The Forest Gives You a Necklace of Hands

The Forest Gives You a Necklace of Hands

The Forest Gives You a Necklace of Hands

The Forest Gives You a Necklace of Hands

The Forest Gives You a Necklace of Hands

The Forest Gives You a Necklace of Hands

translated by 
Monika Zobel
*
Monika Zobel
translated by 
Monika Zobel

Body Down

Body Down

Body Down

Body Down

Body Down

Body Down

translated by 
Melissa Barrett
*
Melissa Barrett
translated by 
Melissa Barrett

Glimpsing Wrangel from the Pack

Glimpsing Wrangel from the Pack

Glimpsing Wrangel from the Pack

Glimpsing Wrangel from the Pack

Glimpsing Wrangel from the Pack

Glimpsing Wrangel from the Pack

translated by 
Melissa Barrett
*
Melissa Barrett
translated by 
Melissa Barrett

The Sears, 1973

The Sears, 1973

The Sears, 1973

The Sears, 1973

The Sears, 1973

The Sears, 1973

translated by 
Roy Scranton
*
Roy Scranton
translated by 
Roy Scranton

If I Could Move My Hands

If I Could Move My Hands

If I Could Move My Hands

If I Could Move My Hands

If I Could Move My Hands

If I Could Move My Hands

translated by 
Patrick Whitfill
*
Patrick Whitfill
translated by 
Patrick Whitfill

For Plainview, TX: A Double Take

For Plainview, TX: A Double Take

For Plainview, TX: A Double Take

For Plainview, TX: A Double Take

For Plainview, TX: A Double Take

For Plainview, TX: A Double Take

translated by 
Patrick Whitfill
*
Patrick Whitfill
translated by 
Patrick Whitfill

Song for the Rodeo

Song for the Rodeo

Song for the Rodeo

Song for the Rodeo

Song for the Rodeo

Song for the Rodeo

translated by 
Patrick Whitfill
*
Patrick Whitfill
translated by 
Patrick Whitfill

Curry

Curry

Curry

Curry

Curry

Curry

translated by 
D. Gilson
*
D. Gilson
translated by 
D. Gilson

For the Woman I Didn't Marry, on the Day of Her Wedding

For the Woman I Didn't Marry, on the Day of Her Wedding

For the Woman I Didn't Marry, on the Day of Her Wedding

For the Woman I Didn't Marry, on the Day of Her Wedding

For the Woman I Didn't Marry, on the Day of Her Wedding

For the Woman I Didn't Marry, on the Day of Her Wedding

translated by 
D. Gilson
*
D. Gilson
translated by 
D. Gilson

Sewing Lesson

Sewing Lesson

Sewing Lesson

Sewing Lesson

Sewing Lesson

Sewing Lesson

translated by 
Jesse Ferguson
*
Jesse Ferguson
translated by 
Jesse Ferguson

Whose Song Preceded Silence

Whose Song Preceded Silence

Whose Song Preceded Silence

Whose Song Preceded Silence

Whose Song Preceded Silence

Whose Song Preceded Silence

translated by 
Nayelly Barrios
*
Nayelly Barrios
translated by 
Nayelly Barrios

Recurring Dream as Tire

Recurring Dream as Tire

Recurring Dream as Tire

Recurring Dream as Tire

Recurring Dream as Tire

Recurring Dream as Tire

translated by 
Chana Bloch
*
Chana Bloch
translated by 
Chana Bloch

Aperture

Aperture

Aperture

Aperture

Aperture

Aperture

translated by 
Leanna Petronella
*
Leanna Petronella
translated by 
Leanna Petronella

One Year Later

One Year Later

One Year Later

One Year Later

One Year Later

One Year Later

translated by 
Simon Perchik
*
Simon Perchik
translated by 
Simon Perchik

[Windswept, this radio]

[Windswept, this radio]

[Windswept, this radio]

[Windswept, this radio]

[Windswept, this radio]

[Windswept, this radio]

translated by 
Mark Wagenaar
*
Mark Wagenaar
translated by 
Mark Wagenaar

Riddle

Riddle

Riddle

Riddle

Riddle

Riddle

translated by 
G. C. Waldrep
*
G. C. Waldrep
translated by 
G. C. Waldrep

The Wilder Shores of Love

The Wilder Shores of Love

The Wilder Shores of Love

The Wilder Shores of Love

The Wilder Shores of Love

The Wilder Shores of Love

from Pin It on a Drifter

translated by 
Andrew Grace
*
Andrew Grace
translated by 
Andrew Grace

[How to give yourself an exorcism]

[How to give yourself an exorcism]

[How to give yourself an exorcism]

[How to give yourself an exorcism]

[How to give yourself an exorcism]

[How to give yourself an exorcism]

from Pin It on a Drifter

translated by 
Andrew Grace
*
Andrew Grace
translated by 
Andrew Grace

[No, I didn't touch them. Need]

[No, I didn't touch them. Need]

[No, I didn't touch them. Need]

[No, I didn't touch them. Need]

[No, I didn't touch them. Need]

[No, I didn't touch them. Need]

translated by 
Jeff P. Jones
*
Jeff P. Jones
translated by 
Jeff P. Jones

These Buildings

These Buildings

These Buildings

These Buildings

These Buildings

These Buildings

translated by 
Ricardo Pau-Llosa
*
Ricardo Pau-Llosa
translated by 
Ricardo Pau-Llosa

Bethany Man

Bethany Man

Bethany Man

Bethany Man

Bethany Man

Bethany Man

translated by 
Eamon Grennan
*
Eamon Grennan
translated by 
Eamon Grennan

At the End (31/12/07)

At the End (31/12/07)

At the End (31/12/07)

At the End (31/12/07)

At the End (31/12/07)

At the End (31/12/07)

translated by 
Steve Wilson
*
Steve Wilson
translated by 
Steve Wilson

Coumeenole Beach / Cancer Journal 6

Coumeenole Beach / Cancer Journal 6

Coumeenole Beach / Cancer Journal 6

Coumeenole Beach / Cancer Journal 6

Coumeenole Beach / Cancer Journal 6

Coumeenole Beach / Cancer Journal 6

translated by 
Sarah Browning
*
Sarah Browning
translated by 
Sarah Browning

Langston Hughes Joins the Merchant Marine, 1923

Langston Hughes Joins the Merchant Marine, 1923

Langston Hughes Joins the Merchant Marine, 1923

Langston Hughes Joins the Merchant Marine, 1923

Langston Hughes Joins the Merchant Marine, 1923

Langston Hughes Joins the Merchant Marine, 1923

translated by 
Ted Jean
*
Ted Jean
translated by 
Ted Jean

Byrd

Byrd

Byrd

Byrd

Byrd

Byrd

translated by 
John Rosenwald
*
John Rosenwald
translated by 
John Rosenwald

BOOKS IN BRIEF: A Whirling Outside My Window

BOOKS IN BRIEF: A Whirling Outside My Window

BOOKS IN BRIEF: A Whirling Outside My Window

BOOKS IN BRIEF: A Whirling Outside My Window

BOOKS IN BRIEF: A Whirling Outside My Window

BOOKS IN BRIEF: A Whirling Outside My Window

by 
John Rosenwald

Mark Doty and David Lehman, eds., The Best American Poetry 2012

FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS
COMING SOON

FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS
COMING SOON

Beloit Poetry Journal

Vol. 63 No. 2

, guest editor

translated by 
the Editors
*
the Editors

Twentieth Annual Chad Walsh Poetry Prize

Twentieth Annual Chad Walsh Poetry Prize

Twentieth Annual Chad Walsh Poetry Prize

by 
the Editors
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Brian Sneeden
*
Brian Sneeden

The Road

The Road

The Road

by 
Brian Sneeden
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Jennifer Boyden
*
Jennifer Boyden

The Person with the Loupe

The Person with the Loupe

The Person with the Loupe

by 
Jennifer Boyden
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Philip Brooks
*
Philip Brooks

Lighthouse

Lighthouse

Lighthouse

by 
Philip Brooks
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
John A. Nieves
*
John A. Nieves

Labwork

Labwork

Labwork

by 
John A. Nieves
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Monika Zobel
*
Monika Zobel

The Forest Gives You a Necklace of Hands

The Forest Gives You a Necklace of Hands

The Forest Gives You a Necklace of Hands

by 
Monika Zobel
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Monika Zobel
*
Monika Zobel

Body Down

Body Down

Body Down

by 
Monika Zobel
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Melissa Barrett
*
Melissa Barrett

Glimpsing Wrangel from the Pack

Glimpsing Wrangel from the Pack

Glimpsing Wrangel from the Pack

by 
Melissa Barrett
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Melissa Barrett
*
Melissa Barrett

The Sears, 1973

The Sears, 1973

The Sears, 1973

by 
Melissa Barrett
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Roy Scranton
*
Roy Scranton

If I Could Move My Hands

If I Could Move My Hands

If I Could Move My Hands

by 
Roy Scranton
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Patrick Whitfill
*
Patrick Whitfill

For Plainview, TX: A Double Take

For Plainview, TX: A Double Take

For Plainview, TX: A Double Take

by 
Patrick Whitfill
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Patrick Whitfill
*
Patrick Whitfill

Song for the Rodeo

Song for the Rodeo

Song for the Rodeo

by 
Patrick Whitfill
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Patrick Whitfill
*
Patrick Whitfill

Curry

Curry

Curry

by 
Patrick Whitfill
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
D. Gilson
*
D. Gilson

For the Woman I Didn't Marry, on the Day of Her Wedding

For the Woman I Didn't Marry, on the Day of Her Wedding

For the Woman I Didn't Marry, on the Day of Her Wedding

by 
D. Gilson
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
D. Gilson
*
D. Gilson

Sewing Lesson

Sewing Lesson

Sewing Lesson

by 
D. Gilson
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Jesse Ferguson
*
Jesse Ferguson

Whose Song Preceded Silence

Whose Song Preceded Silence

Whose Song Preceded Silence

by 
Jesse Ferguson
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Nayelly Barrios
*
Nayelly Barrios

Recurring Dream as Tire

Recurring Dream as Tire

Recurring Dream as Tire

by 
Nayelly Barrios
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Chana Bloch
*
Chana Bloch

Aperture

Aperture

Aperture

by 
Chana Bloch
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Leanna Petronella
*
Leanna Petronella

One Year Later

One Year Later

One Year Later

by 
Leanna Petronella
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Simon Perchik
*
Simon Perchik

[Windswept, this radio]

[Windswept, this radio]

[Windswept, this radio]

by 
Simon Perchik
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Mark Wagenaar
*
Mark Wagenaar

Riddle

Riddle

Riddle

by 
Mark Wagenaar
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
G. C. Waldrep
*
G. C. Waldrep

The Wilder Shores of Love

The Wilder Shores of Love

The Wilder Shores of Love

by 
G. C. Waldrep
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Andrew Grace
*
Andrew Grace

from Pin It on a Drifter

[How to give yourself an exorcism]

[How to give yourself an exorcism]

[How to give yourself an exorcism]

by 
Andrew Grace
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Andrew Grace
*
Andrew Grace

from Pin It on a Drifter

[No, I didn't touch them. Need]

[No, I didn't touch them. Need]

[No, I didn't touch them. Need]

by 
Andrew Grace
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Jeff P. Jones
*
Jeff P. Jones

These Buildings

These Buildings

These Buildings

by 
Jeff P. Jones
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Ricardo Pau-Llosa
*
Ricardo Pau-Llosa

Bethany Man

Bethany Man

Bethany Man

by 
Ricardo Pau-Llosa
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Eamon Grennan
*
Eamon Grennan

At the End (31/12/07)

At the End (31/12/07)

At the End (31/12/07)

by 
Eamon Grennan
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Steve Wilson
*
Steve Wilson

Coumeenole Beach / Cancer Journal 6

Coumeenole Beach / Cancer Journal 6

Coumeenole Beach / Cancer Journal 6

by 
Steve Wilson
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Sarah Browning
*
Sarah Browning

Langston Hughes Joins the Merchant Marine, 1923

Langston Hughes Joins the Merchant Marine, 1923

Langston Hughes Joins the Merchant Marine, 1923

by 
Sarah Browning
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Ted Jean
*
Ted Jean

Byrd

Byrd

Byrd

by 
Ted Jean
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
John Rosenwald
*
John Rosenwald

BOOKS IN BRIEF: A Whirling Outside My Window

BOOKS IN BRIEF: A Whirling Outside My Window

BOOKS IN BRIEF: A Whirling Outside My Window

by 
John Rosenwald
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 

Mark Doty and David Lehman, eds., The Best American Poetry 2012

FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS
COMING SOON

FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS
COMING SOON

Beloit Poetry Journal

Vol. 63 No. 2

, guest editor

Including contributions from:

Melissa Barrett
Melissa Barrett
Nayelly Barrios
Nayelly Barrios
Chana Bloch
Chana Bloch
Jennifer Boyden
Jennifer Boyden
Philip Brooks
Philip Brooks
Sarah Browning
Sarah Browning
Jesse Ferguson
Jesse Ferguson
D. Gilson
D. Gilson
Andrew Grace
Andrew Grace
Eamon Grennan
Eamon Grennan
Ted Jean
Ted Jean
Jeff P. Jones
Jeff P. Jones
John A. Nieves
John A. Nieves
Ricardo Pau-Llosa
Ricardo Pau-Llosa
Simon Perchik
Simon Perchik
Leanna Petronella
Leanna Petronella
John Rosenwald
John Rosenwald
Roy Scranton
Roy Scranton
Brian Sneeden
Brian Sneeden
Mark Wagenaar
Mark Wagenaar
G. C. Waldrep
G. C. Waldrep
Patrick Whitfill
Patrick Whitfill
Steve Wilson
Steve Wilson
Monika Zobel
Monika Zobel
David Mondedeu
David Mondedeu
Mary Greene
Mary Greene

FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS
COMING SOON

FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS
COMING SOON