blackbird online journal spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1
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John Allman
   The Kidnapping
   The Lung

Sheila Black
   Dark Land of Desire

Geoffrey Brock

Norman Dubie
   Book of the Jaspers
      from The Spirit Tablets at Goa Lake

Denise Duhamel
   Reading Group Discussion Guide

Cornelius Eady
   Grief Bird
   Hardheaded Weather
   Tubman's Rock

Claudia Emerson
   The Bat
   Pitching Horseshoes
   Surface Hunting

Jason Golos
   Professional Cinderella: Disney
      World Employee Profile

Laura Johnson
   The Superstition of Fire

Christine Boyka Kluge
   Arms of the Snake
   Mummy on the Doorstep



Erin Lambert
   On Faith
   The Shortest Distance

Gary Leising

Miguel Murphy
   The University Investigation Into My
      Classroom Pedagogy

Natalie Peeterse
   Slow Field of the Sky

Joshua Poteat
   Burning Instead of Beauty
   Fahrenheit Meditation
   Hitchhiking in the Dying South
   Our Memory, the Shining Leaves
      (Waterford Fair Civil War Reenactment)
   The Scenery of Farewell (and Hello Again)
   Self Portrait as a Mourning Dove
   The Stigmata Rather than a Punch on the Nose

Paisley Rekdal
   A Commission

A. E. Stallings

Tim Suermondt
   Bad Night at Club Solidarity

Terri Witek
   Conte Bleu (The Blue Fairy Book)