Table of contents for Contemporary Northwest poets / edited by David Biespiel.

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Contents
Foreword
Jan Lee Ande
Corners of the Mouth
A Remedy, Withheld
Ginger Andrews
Where We Messed Up
Judith Barrington
Imaginary Islands
Souls Under Water
John Barton
The Piano
Warhol	
Bruce Beasley
Idaho Compline
Self-Portrait in Ink
Marvin Bell
People Walking in Fog
"Why Do You Stay Up So Late?"
James Bertolino
Grown Men
Linda Bierds
Lautrec
Memento of the Hours
Shawl: Dorothy Wordsworth at Eighty
The Three Trees
Van Leeuwenhoek, 1675
Ann Caston
House of Gathering
Lessons from the Natural World
Departures: Last Flight from Fairbanks
Kevin Craft
Homebody
Janus-Igenuous
To Err
Incense
Lorna Crozier
Ice-Fog
Shadow
Melanoma
Walking into the Future
The Night of My Conception 1
Olena Kalytiak Davis
Show Up
(And More)
Francesca Can Too Stop Thinking About Sex, Reflect upon her Position in Poetry, Write a Real Sonnet
Madeline De Frees
"After great pain, a formal feeling comes"
Alice Derry
Precarious
Candice Favilla
Do Not Forget My Name
Seedtime
Capitulations
Tess Gallagher
Bull's Eye
Choices
Not a Sparrow	
Weather Report
Gary Gildner
Cleaning a Rainbow
Happiness Jazz
The Gig
Michele Glazer
Sonnet
Historic House, Astoria
Map
Patricia Goedicke
At the Edges of Everything Crackling
Six Short Ones
The Question on the Floor
James Grabill
When Kali Dances the Earth Around
Neile Graham
The Walk She Takes
Graves and Churchyards Cairns and Cairns
Catherine Greenwood
Two Blue Elephants
John Haines
Poem for the End of the Century
The Legend
For the Homestead Friends
Kathleen Halme III
Comb
Drift and Pulse
What Self
Sam Hamill
Lessons from Thieves	
The New York Poem
Jerry Harp
A Day Like This
The Creature Quotidian
Jana Harris
Cutting Her out from the Flock
About These Trumpeters That Line My Walls
Garrett Hongo
On the Origin of Blind-Boy Lilikoi
Christopher Howell
Meaning
First Touch
The New Orpheus
Henry Hughes
Steelhead Almost
Guarding the Dump
Together Last Year in the Ice-storm
Lawson Inada
from The Winter of Bridges
Laura Jensen
Bird That Fell to the Ground
Four Summer Outfits
Flags-January 1999
Robins in the Dark
Jonathan Johnson
Three Caf¿s
Surplus
Arlitia Jones
A Winter Fairytale
Eve Joseph
Old Age
Avalanche
Richard Kenney
Surrealism
Rear View
Pathetic Fallacy
Shall I Compare Thee to Appearances?
Turbulence
Michael Kenyon
Feast
Joanna Klink
What (War 2003-)
Open Land
Excerpts from a Secret Prophecy
Patrick Lane
The War
Howl
Dorianne Laux
The Light Next Door
Can a Fire Burn Forever?
Easter, 1999
Ursula K. Le Guin
A Measure of Desolation: February 2005
Watching a Fractal Set
Tod Marshall
Describe Book Blurbs to Nationalism
Describe Wildflowers to Ethics
Linda McCarriston
God the Synecdoche in His Holy Land
Public Poem in the First Person
Frances McCue
The Orphan's Consolation
Robert McDowell
Let's Say What's Always Left Unsaid
1936. Hiroko's Passage
Colleen J. McElroy
Ballad for the Blue Moon Tavern
Heather McHugh
Fourth of July, B.C.
Impolitic
Sampling
Back to B.C.
Don McKay
Song of the Saxifrage to the Rock
"Stress, Shear, and Strain Theories of Failure"
Specific Gravities: #76 (Marble)
Astonished-
George McWhirter
Conviction
On Sending Out Our Kids Again
Joseph Millar
Girlfriends
Junkyard
Elders
Hansel and Gretel's Father Explains
Susan Musgrave
Origami Dove
The Room Where They Found You
Out of Time
P. K. Page
from Hand Luggage-A Memoir in Verse
Ah, by the Golden Lilies
Suzanne Paoloa
The Second Letter of St. Paul on the Human Genome Project
from Patient 6: Studies, Investigation, Research
Greg Pape
Four Swans
Miranda Pearson
The Empress
Peter Pereira
Anagrammer
The Devil's Dictionary of Medical Terms
Lucia Perillo
For the First Crow with West Nile Virus to Arrive in Our State
Viagra
Paulann Petersen
Voluptuaries
Steve Price
Apologia Pro Vita Sua
Upon the Deliberation of Their Domestic Policy
Jarold Ramsay
Penmanship
Carlos Reyes
Everything Is a Metaphor
Katrina Roberts
Skin
Hunger	
Stan Sanvel Rubin
Door
Man on Deck
Vern Rutsala
Traveling One Way
Looking for Work
Jay Ruzesky
New God
Ralph Salisbury
Medicine-Meeting, Hoopa, 1994
We Knew Them
Maxine Scates
Bucket
Vice
Peter Sears
High in the Bamboo
Tom Sexton
On the Empire Builder Heading West
Peggy Shumaker
Swans, Where We Don't Expect Them
Martha Silano
The Forbidden Fruit
Floyd Skloot
Gauguin in Oregon
Brahms in Delirium
Esta Spaulding
The Key
Mrs. Barlowe's Plum Tree
Train Window	
Primus St. John
Watering the Orchids
Batey Tumba
Clemens Starck
Neighbors
The Girl from Panama
Lisa Steinman
Grogginess
Halting Meditation
Sandra Stone
On the Boulders of Inanity
Joan Swift
Light Years
Steelhead
Mary Szybist
Touch Gallery: Joan of Arc
Knocking or Nothing
Sharon Thesen
The Day Lady Di Died
Nance Van Winkel
You People
Simone Weil at the Renault Factory (1935)
Up the Steps of the Capitol
Karen Volkman
Sonnet: "Sweetest bleeding . . ."
Sonnet: "Bitter seed . . ."
Sonnet: "Nothing was ever . . ."
David Wagoner
What the Stones Say
Desire
For an Old Woman at the Gate
Thoreau and the Quagmire
Emily Warn
Appalachian Midrash
Kuf: Mnemonic
Ingrid Wendt
Mukilteo Ferry
John Witte
Y
Carolyn Wright
After We Received the News of the 100-Mile Wind
Robert Wrigley
For One Who Prays for Me
News
Letter to a Young Poet
Derk Wynand
Kissing Booth
Reined In
Patricia Young
Busted
Biographies of the poets
Acknowledgments

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

American poetry -- Northwestern States.
Canadian poetry -- British Columbia.
Northwestern States -- Poetry.
British Columbia -- Poetry.
American poetry -- 20th century.
American poetry -- 21st century.
Canadian poetry -- 20th century.
Canadian poetry -- 21st century.