"Throw Out the Old Way of
by Rachael McCampbell
Special historical feature in
conjunction with Northeast L.A.'s June celebration of early Los
Angeles arts and culture.
L.A. Poetry Then & Now
Great Salutations Eugene
Manlove Rhodes & Charles Fletcher Lummis. Around the turn of the century
the roughriding Westerner and budding writer found in Lummis a
publisher, demanding editor, and lifelong correspondent.
Visual Cues Artist Charlie Russell:
The fastest "draw" in the West, could also write.
Guest Star Joyce
Jenkins presides over this issue's Guest Star page wherein she deepens
our knowledge of Poetry Flash, and introduces a selection of
poetry from associate editor Richard Silberg, and the Flash's
and contributing editors.
Essay The Mystique of the Difficult Poem,
Round 2 of 4, by Steve Kowit
Poetry Goes to the Fights
"Decisions, Decisions..." (What's the commonality between the
Trinidad/De la Hoya match and the poetry manuscript you just submitted
to a competition?)—essay by Suzanne Lummis; and "September 18"—Poem by
Re-Discovered "Carmel Bohemian"
poet Nora May French
Anne Silver Award Cece
Peri's clever Shakespearean sonnet receives our first Anne Silver Award