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Holly Farrell
cover art

"Phone," acrylic and oil on canvas, 2008

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Seth Pennington
cover design

Beloit Poetry Journal

Vol. 69 No. 2

, guest editor

translated by 
the Editors
*
the Editors
translated by 
the Editors

The Adrienne Rich Award for Poetry

The Adrienne Rich Award for Poetry

The Adrienne Rich Award for Poetry

The Adrienne Rich Award for Poetry

The Adrienne Rich Award for Poetry

The Adrienne Rich Award for Poetry

translated by 
Philip Metres
*
Philip Metres
translated by 
Philip Metres

When It Rains in Gaza

When It Rains in Gaza

When It Rains in Gaza

When It Rains in Gaza

When It Rains in Gaza

When It Rains in Gaza

translated by 
Hillery Stone
*
Hillery Stone
translated by 
Hillery Stone

Coyotes

Coyotes

Coyotes

Coyotes

Coyotes

Coyotes

translated by 
Jeff Tigchelaar
*
Jeff Tigchelaar
translated by 
Jeff Tigchelaar

Search History

Search History

Search History

Search History

Search History

Search History

translated by 
Doug Ramspeck
*
Doug Ramspeck
translated by 
Doug Ramspeck

Self-Portrait as Firefly

Self-Portrait as Firefly

Self-Portrait as Firefly

Self-Portrait as Firefly

Self-Portrait as Firefly

Self-Portrait as Firefly

translated by 
Threa Almontaser
*
Threa Almontaser
translated by 
Threa Almontaser

Recognized Language

Recognized Language

Recognized Language

Recognized Language

Recognized Language

Recognized Language

translated by 
Allison Funk
*
Allison Funk
translated by 
Allison Funk

Anatomical Venus

Anatomical Venus

Anatomical Venus

Anatomical Venus

Anatomical Venus

Anatomical Venus

translated by 
Laura Paul Watson
*
Laura Paul Watson
translated by 
Laura Paul Watson

Diagnosis

Diagnosis

Diagnosis

Diagnosis

Diagnosis

Diagnosis

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

Bat in Winter House

Bat in Winter House

Bat in Winter House

Bat in Winter House

Bat in Winter House

Bat in Winter House

translated by 
Gretchen Stengel
*
Gretchen Stengel
translated by 
Gretchen Stengel

Cabinets 1

Cabinets 1

Cabinets 1

Cabinets 1

Cabinets 1

Cabinets 1

translated by 
Gretchen Stengel
*
Gretchen Stengel
translated by 
Gretchen Stengel

Second Story

Second Story

Second Story

Second Story

Second Story

Second Story

translated by 
Gretchen Stengel
*
Gretchen Stengel
translated by 
Gretchen Stengel

Cabinets 2

Cabinets 2

Cabinets 2

Cabinets 2

Cabinets 2

Cabinets 2

translated by 
Leila Chatti
*
Leila Chatti
translated by 
Leila Chatti

Intake Form

Intake Form

Intake Form

Intake Form

Intake Form

Intake Form

translated by 
Carolyn Oliver
*
Carolyn Oliver
translated by 
Carolyn Oliver

The Anchorite to Rising Seas

The Anchorite to Rising Seas

The Anchorite to Rising Seas

The Anchorite to Rising Seas

The Anchorite to Rising Seas

The Anchorite to Rising Seas

translated by 
Daniel Arias-Gómez
*
Daniel Arias-Gómez
translated by 
Daniel Arias-Gómez

variations on a theme by Louis Armstrong

variations on a theme by Louis Armstrong

variations on a theme by Louis Armstrong

variations on a theme by Louis Armstrong

variations on a theme by Louis Armstrong

variations on a theme by Louis Armstrong

translated by 
Eamon Grennan
*
Eamon Grennan
translated by 
Eamon Grennan

Plovers at Gurteen

Plovers at Gurteen

Plovers at Gurteen

Plovers at Gurteen

Plovers at Gurteen

Plovers at Gurteen

translated by 
Rebecca Aronson
*
Rebecca Aronson
translated by 
Rebecca Aronson

Dear Gravity,

Dear Gravity,

Dear Gravity,

Dear Gravity,

Dear Gravity,

Dear Gravity,

translated by 
Janlori Goldman
*
Janlori Goldman
translated by 
Janlori Goldman

An Old Hunger

An Old Hunger

An Old Hunger

An Old Hunger

An Old Hunger

An Old Hunger

translated by 
Micah Bournes
*
Micah Bournes
translated by 
Micah Bournes

Lament for Mother Tubman

Lament for Mother Tubman

Lament for Mother Tubman

Lament for Mother Tubman

Lament for Mother Tubman

Lament for Mother Tubman

translated by 
Micah Bournes
*
Micah Bournes
translated by 
Micah Bournes

Gang Gang

Gang Gang

Gang Gang

Gang Gang

Gang Gang

Gang Gang

*
Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers

Lift Your Halo, North Carolina

Lift Your Halo, North Carolina

Lift Your Halo, North Carolina

Lift Your Halo, North Carolina

Lift Your Halo, North Carolina

Lift Your Halo, North Carolina

*
Jennifer Sperry Steinorth

A Triste Little Tryst w/R. Frost
select billets-doux

A Triste Little Tryst w/R. Frost
select billets-doux

A Triste Little Tryst w/R. Frost
select billets-doux

A Triste Little Tryst w/R. Frost
select billets-doux

A Triste Little Tryst w/R. Frost
select billets-doux

A Triste Little Tryst w/R. Frost
select billets-doux

translated by 
Jonathan Weinert
*
Jonathan Weinert
translated by 
Jonathan Weinert

from 21 Artist Statements for Jim Hodges

from 21 Artist Statements for Jim Hodges

from 21 Artist Statements for Jim Hodges

from 21 Artist Statements for Jim Hodges

from 21 Artist Statements for Jim Hodges

from 21 Artist Statements for Jim Hodges

translated by 
Rebecca Cross
*
Rebecca Cross
translated by 
Rebecca Cross

Your Eyes Shall Be Opened

Your Eyes Shall Be Opened

Your Eyes Shall Be Opened

Your Eyes Shall Be Opened

Your Eyes Shall Be Opened

Your Eyes Shall Be Opened

translated by 
K. Avvarin Gray
*
K. Avvarin Gray
translated by 
K. Avvarin Gray

Discuss.

Discuss.

Discuss.

Discuss.

Discuss.

Discuss.

translated by 
Anna V. Q. Ross
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Anna V. Q. Ross
translated by 
Anna V. Q. Ross

She threw herself upon the coffin

She threw herself upon the coffin

She threw herself upon the coffin

She threw herself upon the coffin

She threw herself upon the coffin

She threw herself upon the coffin

translated by 
Éireann Lorsung
*
Éireann Lorsung
translated by 
Éireann Lorsung

An archaeology

An archaeology

An archaeology

An archaeology

An archaeology

An archaeology

translated by 
Seth Simons
*
Seth Simons
translated by 
Seth Simons

The Cure

The Cure

The Cure

The Cure

The Cure

The Cure

translated by 
Jan Verberkmoes
*
Jan Verberkmoes
translated by 
Jan Verberkmoes

Elegy as Negation: No Bear

Elegy as Negation: No Bear

Elegy as Negation: No Bear

Elegy as Negation: No Bear

Elegy as Negation: No Bear

Elegy as Negation: No Bear

translated by 
Donald Levering
*
Donald Levering
translated by 
Donald Levering

My Only Son—Relapse

My Only Son—Relapse

My Only Son—Relapse

My Only Son—Relapse

My Only Son—Relapse

My Only Son—Relapse

translated by 
J. Bailey Hutchinson
*
J. Bailey Hutchinson
translated by 
J. Bailey Hutchinson

I Have Never Had to Love Someone Who Beat Me

I Have Never Had to Love Someone Who Beat Me

I Have Never Had to Love Someone Who Beat Me

I Have Never Had to Love Someone Who Beat Me

I Have Never Had to Love Someone Who Beat Me

I Have Never Had to Love Someone Who Beat Me

translated by 
J. Bailey Hutchinson
*
J. Bailey Hutchinson
translated by 
J. Bailey Hutchinson

Real Good Meat Eater

Real Good Meat Eater

Real Good Meat Eater

Real Good Meat Eater

Real Good Meat Eater

Real Good Meat Eater

translated by 
George David Clark
*
George David Clark
translated by 
George David Clark

Noon

Noon

Noon

Noon

Noon

Noon

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Beloit Poetry Journal

Vol. 69 No. 2

, guest editor

translated by 
the Editors
*
the Editors

The Adrienne Rich Award for Poetry

The Adrienne Rich Award for Poetry

The Adrienne Rich Award for Poetry

by 
the Editors
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Philip Metres
*
Philip Metres

When It Rains in Gaza

When It Rains in Gaza

When It Rains in Gaza

by 
Philip Metres
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Hillery Stone
*
Hillery Stone

Coyotes

Coyotes

Coyotes

by 
Hillery Stone
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Jeff Tigchelaar
*
Jeff Tigchelaar

Search History

Search History

Search History

by 
Jeff Tigchelaar
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Doug Ramspeck
*
Doug Ramspeck

Self-Portrait as Firefly

Self-Portrait as Firefly

Self-Portrait as Firefly

by 
Doug Ramspeck
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Threa Almontaser
*
Threa Almontaser

Recognized Language

Recognized Language

Recognized Language

by 
Threa Almontaser
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Allison Funk
*
Allison Funk

Anatomical Venus

Anatomical Venus

Anatomical Venus

by 
Allison Funk
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Laura Paul Watson
*
Laura Paul Watson

Diagnosis

Diagnosis

Diagnosis

by 
Laura Paul Watson
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
G. C. Waldrep
*
G. C. Waldrep

Bat in Winter House

Bat in Winter House

Bat in Winter House

by 
G. C. Waldrep
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Gretchen Stengel
*
Gretchen Stengel

Cabinets 1

Cabinets 1

Cabinets 1

by 
Gretchen Stengel
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Gretchen Stengel
*
Gretchen Stengel

Second Story

Second Story

Second Story

by 
Gretchen Stengel
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Gretchen Stengel
*
Gretchen Stengel

Cabinets 2

Cabinets 2

Cabinets 2

by 
Gretchen Stengel
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Leila Chatti
*
Leila Chatti

Intake Form

Intake Form

Intake Form

by 
Leila Chatti
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Carolyn Oliver
*
Carolyn Oliver

The Anchorite to Rising Seas

The Anchorite to Rising Seas

The Anchorite to Rising Seas

by 
Carolyn Oliver
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Daniel Arias-Gómez
*
Daniel Arias-Gómez

variations on a theme by Louis Armstrong

variations on a theme by Louis Armstrong

variations on a theme by Louis Armstrong

by 
Daniel Arias-Gómez
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Eamon Grennan
*
Eamon Grennan

Plovers at Gurteen

Plovers at Gurteen

Plovers at Gurteen

by 
Eamon Grennan
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Rebecca Aronson
*
Rebecca Aronson

Dear Gravity,

Dear Gravity,

Dear Gravity,

by 
Rebecca Aronson
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Janlori Goldman
*
Janlori Goldman

An Old Hunger

An Old Hunger

An Old Hunger

by 
Janlori Goldman
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Micah Bournes
*
Micah Bournes

Lament for Mother Tubman

Lament for Mother Tubman

Lament for Mother Tubman

by 
Micah Bournes
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Micah Bournes
*
Micah Bournes

Gang Gang

Gang Gang

Gang Gang

by 
Micah Bournes
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
*
Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers

Lift Your Halo, North Carolina

Lift Your Halo, North Carolina

Lift Your Halo, North Carolina

by 
Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
*
Jennifer Sperry Steinorth

A Triste Little Tryst w/R. Frost
select billets-doux

A Triste Little Tryst w/R. Frost
select billets-doux

A Triste Little Tryst w/R. Frost
select billets-doux

by 
Jennifer Sperry Steinorth
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Jonathan Weinert
*
Jonathan Weinert

from 21 Artist Statements for Jim Hodges

from 21 Artist Statements for Jim Hodges

from 21 Artist Statements for Jim Hodges

by 
Jonathan Weinert
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Rebecca Cross
*
Rebecca Cross

Your Eyes Shall Be Opened

Your Eyes Shall Be Opened

Your Eyes Shall Be Opened

by 
Rebecca Cross
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
K. Avvarin Gray
*
K. Avvarin Gray

Discuss.

Discuss.

Discuss.

by 
K. Avvarin Gray
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Anna V. Q. Ross
*
Anna V. Q. Ross

She threw herself upon the coffin

She threw herself upon the coffin

She threw herself upon the coffin

by 
Anna V. Q. Ross
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Éireann Lorsung
*
Éireann Lorsung

An archaeology

An archaeology

An archaeology

by 
Éireann Lorsung
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Seth Simons
*
Seth Simons

The Cure

The Cure

The Cure

by 
Seth Simons
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Jan Verberkmoes
*
Jan Verberkmoes

Elegy as Negation: No Bear

Elegy as Negation: No Bear

Elegy as Negation: No Bear

by 
Jan Verberkmoes
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Donald Levering
*
Donald Levering

My Only Son—Relapse

My Only Son—Relapse

My Only Son—Relapse

by 
Donald Levering
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
J. Bailey Hutchinson
*
J. Bailey Hutchinson

I Have Never Had to Love Someone Who Beat Me

I Have Never Had to Love Someone Who Beat Me

I Have Never Had to Love Someone Who Beat Me

by 
J. Bailey Hutchinson
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
J. Bailey Hutchinson
*
J. Bailey Hutchinson

Real Good Meat Eater

Real Good Meat Eater

Real Good Meat Eater

by 
J. Bailey Hutchinson
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
George David Clark
*
George David Clark

Noon

Noon

Noon

by 
George David Clark
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 

FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS
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COMING SOON

Beloit Poetry Journal

Vol. 69 No. 2

, guest editor

Including contributions from:

Philip Metres
Philip Metres
Hillery Stone
Hillery Stone
Jeff Tigchelaar
Jeff Tigchelaar
Doug Ramspeck
Doug Ramspeck
Threa Almontaser
Threa Almontaser
Allison Funk
Allison Funk
Laura Paul Watson
Laura Paul Watson
G. C. Waldrep
G. C. Waldrep
Gretchen Stengel
Gretchen Stengel
Leila Chatti
Leila Chatti
Carolyn Oliver
Carolyn Oliver
Daniel Arias-Gómez
Daniel Arias-Gómez
Eamon Grennan
Eamon Grennan
Rebecca Aronson
Rebecca Aronson
Janlori Goldman
Janlori Goldman
Micah Bournes
Micah Bournes
Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers
Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers
Jennifer Sperry Steinorth
Jennifer Sperry Steinorth
Jonathan Weinert
Jonathan Weinert
Rebecca Cross
Rebecca Cross
K. Avvarin Gray
K. Avvarin Gray
Anna V. Q. Ross
Anna V. Q. Ross
Éireann Lorsung
Éireann Lorsung
Seth Simons
Seth Simons
Jan Verberkmoes
Jan Verberkmoes
Donald Levering
Donald Levering
J. Bailey Hutchinson
J. Bailey Hutchinson
George David Clark
George David Clark
Seth Pennington
Seth Pennington
Holly Farrell
Holly Farrell
the Editors
the Editors

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