Fall 2011

10th Anniversary Issue

Fall 2011 cover

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Foreword by Danielle Ofri (HTML | PDF)
Contributors' Notes (HTML | PDF)



Boundaries by Ronald Pies
Transference by Louise Blecher Rose
Third Wife by Shavonne Wei-Ming Clarke (HTML | PDF)
Gently Please, Gently by Ted McLoof
Free Love by Allegra Hyde (HTML | PDF)
Periscope by Anne Elliott
The Beauty of Reflex Hammering by Jacob L. Freedman (HTML | PDF)
Two Countries by Elisa Fernandez-Arias (HTML | PDF)
French Lesson by Judith Edelman (HTML | PDF)
Here is What by Robyn Parnell
String Theory by Venita Blackburn



Illness as Muse by Rafael Campo (HTML | PDF)
Illness and the Imagination by Paul Harding
Bellevue: Fabled History Narrowed to a Fragment by David Oshinsky
The Colostomy Diaries by Janet Buttenwieser (HTML | PDF)
Radon Gas and the Believers by Andrew C. Gottlieb
The Codeine of Jordan by J.S. Brown (HTML | PDF)



On the Wards by Rafael Campo
Roosevelt by Cornelius Eady (HTML | PDF)
Gone (to Burnis Lake) by Cornelius Eady
After the Stroke by Edward Hirsch
Northern Burgundy by Beverly Bie Brahic
Succulence by Natalie Scenters-Zapico
When the Self Goes, It Goes by Jean LeBlanc
Almost Dark by John Kay (HTML | PDF)
Echo's End by John Kay
Meditation on the Morning After Diagnosis by Ronda Broatch
Scar by Kristin Robertson
Rogue Wave by Marie Kane
Waiting by a River by David Wagoner
The Order of Mothers: What Friends and Relative Said by Claire Kageyama-Ramakrishnan
Epistemology by Monica Wendel (HTML | PDF)
The Ship of Fools Happens into Paradise by Kyle McCord
The Poem is Not the Anatomical Heart by Kyle McCord (HTML | PDF)
Physiotherapy by Karen Alkalay-Gut
Fantaisie in F Minor, Op. 149 by Jaydn DeWald (HTML | PDF)
Squared by Melissa Chandler
The Disordered Body by Amanda Auchter
How We Sing by Abbas A. Abidi
Call to Prayer by Naomi Shihab Nye
Fast-Thinning Throng by Rachel Hadas (HTML | PDF)
Death is Private by Hal Sirowitz
Ahihi Bay by Floyd Skloot
Elementary English Questions by Kaveh Bassiri
Medicalarium by Alberto Rios
Odysseus at the Age of Three by Hayden Saunier
Secrets of the Curandera by Alberto Rios
Elegy for My Gypsy Grandmother by Brandi George
I'm Afraid of the Brief Empty Space by Cortney Davis (HTML | PDF)
Eye Examined by Cortney Davis


Book Review

Poetry and Medicine: Two New Books
Reviewed by Jason Schneiderman (HTML | PDF)