MELIC                              Melic XXIV Summer 2004

 

 

Editor

Poetry Editor

Guest Assistant Poetry Editor

Fiction Editor

Contributors

LIGHT VERSE

FICTION

POETRY

ESSAY

Mathemaku by Bob Grumman

Seaside Mathemaku by Bob Grumman


Essay

Eliot

Two Essays by C.E. CHAFFIN

 

T. S. Eliot: "Ash Wednesday"

 

 

Towards A New Direction In Poetry

 

 

Poetry

SARAH ALLARD
Quisbine becomes Hannah Elizabeth

Her two breasts, and your bed

JOHN BALABAN
Anna Akhmatova Spends the Night on Miami Beach

JARED CARTER
Plastic Sack

JUAN DELGADO
Metamorphosis

CAMILLE DUNGY
Ark

MARK JARMAN
Betsy Moore
All Things That

CHRISTINE KLOCEK-LIM
Accident

DAN MEMMOLO
Beat Surrender

RICHARD NEWMAN
Aliens Respond at Last to Earth's Messages!
A Vampire Laments the Loss of His Reflection
The Fly Says Grace

CHRIS O'CARROLL
Roman Ruins

DAVID RAY
Sestina For A Troubled Year

LEE ANN RORIPAUGH
Albino Squirrel

EVIE SHOCKLEY
disciple
a poem about
the anklet

W.D. SNODGRASS
Farm Kids
Fireflies
Talking Heads

DARA WIER
Was
China

 

RAE ARMANTROUT
Tease
Two, Three

DONNA BIFFAR
Alone, We Drag Along the Remains

JOSHUA COREY
A Fine Romance

DEBRA DI BLASI
Ways a Father Dies

ANNALYNN HAMMOND
Maybe It's the Guacamole

MEG KEARNEY
Living in the Volcano

MICHAEL PAUL LADANYI
Glass Birds

TOM MOORE
Words With Simple Order

AIMEE NEZHUKUMATATHIL
Bee Wolf

NANCY POWERS
Saying O

TAD RICHARDS
In a Dream, She Sees Lester Young Naked

JOHN RYBICKI
Tire Shop Poem

JIM SIMMERMAN
Constellation

DAWN TEFFT
The Smooth Surface

KELLEY JEAN WHITE
Clocking

MICHAEL WHITE
St-Paul-de-Vence

LESLIE WOLF
Reel-To-Reel

CLARENCE WOLFSHOHL
High Fly Mango

 

Fiction


Mathemaku by Bob Grumman

Mathemaku Investigating Morning
by Bob Grumman

 

GWENDOLYN JOYCE MINTZ
Somebody Else's Child

COREY MESLER
The Boy Who Used Up A Word

KIRBY WRIGHT
The British War Medal

SIEW SIANG TAY
Possum

MICHAEL K. WHITE
Singularities and the Circle of Convergence

 

Light Verse

R.S. GWYNN
Agrarian Snapshots by Claire A. Hughes

MARCUS BALES
Noble Gases
Secret Sauce

THOMAS DORSETT
The Unholy Mackerel

GUY KETTELHACK
Bad Hair Days