Beltway Poetry Quarterly

Current Issue

Issue 21:3, Summer 2020

Table of Contents

Introduction

Art in Times of Crises, Volume I

Poems

Margo Taft Stever Citizen’s Arrest; Pine Hollow Convict; Fertility Doctor: Margo Taft Stever

Jennifer Rathbun Goodbye Bouquet; New York in Our Hearts; Alone: Jennifer Rathbun

Marc Vincenz Cabinet of curiosities; Far Planet: Marc Vincenz

Abhay K. Selected Haiku from The Magic of Madagascar: Abhay K.

Anonymous Hong Kong: Anonymous

W. Luther Jett Deferment; Count: Luther Jett

Mervyn Taylor He Couldn’t Swim; The Year Before The Virus; Small Wars: Mervyn Taylor

Baron Wormser Self-Portrait with Ball; Lament for an Accountant (1959); A Memorable Occasion: Opening the Doors; At the orphanage Lee told another kid that; On a Contemporary Locution: Baron Wormser

Serena Agusto Cox Migraine; ‘America is Dead’: Serena Agusto-Cox

Bonnie Naradzay Necessity; Lines In A Time of Lockdown; When You Are Called; Does Not Your Experience…: Bonnie Naradzay

Beth Wolfe Corona Contemplations: Beth Wolfe

Kristin Kowalski Ferragut Drowning; Family Dinner: A Metaphysical Check-In; Escape and Loss; Eyes of the Dead: Kristin Kowalski Ferragut

Nancy Lefenfeld Note to An Old Friend: Nancy Lefenfeld

Gillian Thomas The New Normal: Gillian Thomas

Jalyce Mangum How We Crumble: Jalyce E. Mangum

Ravi Shankar 😶, 💩, 😞: Ravi Shankar

Stephen Paul Miller Honest Hope: Stephen Paul Miller

Jeannine M. Pitas Mycophobia: Jeannine M. Pitas

Carolyn Forche The Boatman: Carolyn Forché

Mark Pawlak Thirteen Moons: Mark Pawlak

Caleb Knight Vodka in the Freezer; puddles: Caleb Knight

Carol J. Jennings The Viscosity of Corona Time: Carol Jennings

Ariel Montoya Self-Driven: Ariel Montoya, translated by Silvia Rafti

Joan Mazza Inner Light; What do you make; What are you drinking; Not traveling: Joan Mazza

Adeeba Shahid Talukder Ammi, A Prayer: Adeeba Shahid Talukder

Reviews

Kristin Kowalski Ferragut Our Situation By W. Luther Jett: Reviewed by Kristin Kowalski Ferragut

W. Luther Jett Chronicling Our Splintered Age: Patricia Spears Jones; Reviewed by Luther Jett

Translations

Lilian Silva Poems, Lilian Silva: Translated by Indran Amirthanayagam

Valentina Rojas Poem, Valentina Rojas: Translated by Indran Amirthanayagam

Renato Sandoval Poems, Renato Sandoval: Translated by Roxana Peramás