Five Points, Vol. 16 No.2

Winter 2015

From Meg Pokrass, "During the start of our spontaneous collaboration (there was no plan) I kept wondering if I were dreaming."

Table of Contents

Poetry

  • Philip Levine
    • History
    • Tall Tales
    • Nightship
    • The Absent Gardener
    • The Privilege of Power
  • Edward Hirsch
    • Variations on a Psalm
  • Philip Schultz
    • The Portrait
    • Smorgasbord
  • Jane Hirshfield
    • My Memory
    • My Task
    • The Beautiful Austere Room
    • Away from Home, I Thought of the Exiled Poets
  • René Char / Translations by Nancy Naomi Carlson
    •  Vérité Continue / Continuous Truth
    • Possible / Possible
    • Sommeil Fatal / Fatal Sleep
  • Billy Collins
    • Crayon
    •  While Looking at a Palm Tree on a Breezy Day
    • Dream Life
  • Coleman Barks
    • An Old Push Lawnmower
  • Sue Standing
    •  Altitude (Sant Pere de Rodes)
    •  Ornithology
  • Marjory Wentworth
    • How Light Enters a Room
  • William Wright
    • Bees
  •  R.A.Villanueva
    •  Cusp 

Fiction

  • Lauren Groff
  • Bobbie Ann Mason & Meg Pokrass
    • Five Silly Pieces Pink Is Hot
    • Talking through Hats
    • Novel Unwound
    • Joy Toes
    • Art Hurts
  • Martin Pousson
    • Altar Boy

Essays

  • Svetlana Boym
    •  Like New: A Tale of Immigrant Objects
  • Clark Lunberry
    • Reinventing Language, Vowel by Colorful Vowel

 Interview

  • Bobbie Ann Mason & Meg Pokrass
    • Shoptalk:A Conversation

Portfolio

  • William Walsh
    • Structures of Uganda

Special Feature: Hot Rocks #3

  • Mike Mattison & Ernest Suarez
    • Introduction
  • Diann Blakely
    • Drunken-Hearted Man: Duet with Robert Johnson #19
    • When You Got a Good Friend: Duet with Robert Johnson #25
  • Bruce Smith
  • Billy Cioffi
    • Johnny B. Goode and the Holy Innocence
  • Richard Rankin Russell
    • Down in the Delta:Tallahatchie County, Mississippi, and Langston Hughes’s Blues Poetry about Emmett Till