Beltway Poetry Quarterly

Current Issue

Issue 23:2, August 2022

Table of Contents

Introduction

Introduction

Poems

Ivan Arguelles HOMAGE TO JORGE LUIS BORGES, CHANSON DE GESTE: Ivan Arguelles

Henry Crawford At the Birth of the James Webb Telescope, Dead Cat Dream: Henry Crawford

Adam Day Growing Old, Autumn: Adam Day

W.D. Ehrhart Fishing for Winter Flounder: W.D. Ehrhart

Catherine Gonick On Spring and Renewal: Catherine Gonick

Hazel J Hall Brown Headed Cowbird: Hazel J. Hall

Haley Joy Harris Every Time The Sun Came Up, on imbolc: Haley Joy Harris

Dominique Hecq Rendition, Caesura, Voyce: Dominique Hecq

Jane Monson The Wall and the Butterfly, The Secret Life of Mud, The Girl and the Octopus, Taming the Sand, The Shared Plot, Road Art: Jane Monson

Alfred Nicol Napoleon’s Sword: Alfred Nicol

Ann A. Philips Legacy, Self-portrait With Mantis: Ann A. Philips

Hayley Phillips Like a Bomb That Hasn’t Gone Off: Hayley Phillips

Jeannine M. Pitas Assemblage, Angela Anaïs Juana Antolina Rosa Edelmira Nin y Culmell, Sonnet: Jeannine Pitas

David Pratt Packing up: David Pratt

Iara CardoJuana M. Ramos Epilogue: To my Father, Juana M. Ramos: Translation by Iara Cardo

Maurya Simon Rules of Thumb, A Hive Mind, Friday the Thirteenth, The Widow, Spindrift: Maurya Simon

Kashiana Singh Architecture of Death: Kashiana Singh

Brian HenryAleš Šteger Sandwerder, Along the Path, Dead Kitten, Aleš Šteger: Translated by Brian Henry

Margo Taft Stever Family Photograph; Farewell: Margo Taft Stever

Erin GoodmanDaisy Novoa Vaisquez AUTOPSIA EN REVERSA (REVERSE AUTOPSY), Daisy Novoa Vásquez: Translation by Erin Goodman

Ahmed Zaabar I See Me in the Rupture of Water: Ahmed Omar Zaabar

Ana Márquez Avant-Garde: Ana Márquez

Reviews

Susana H. CaseJonathan Harrington The Damage Done, Susana H. Case: reviewed by Jonathan Harrington

Jonathan HarringtonRavi Shankar Correctional: Ravi Shankar, reviewed by Jonathan Harrington

Zilka JosephJeannine M. Pitas In Our Beautiful Bones, Zilka Joseph: Reviewed by Jeannine M. Pitas

Translations

Alfred NicolJulien Vocance White Wooden Crosses, Julien Vocance: Translated by Alfred Nicol

Robert BensenRana BitarNizar Qabbani African Breasts: by Nizar Qabbani; Translated by Rana Bitar with Robert Bensen