Five Points, Vol. 18 No. 1

Spring/Summer

From Mark Jarman: "I suppose a painting, a hummingbird, a kestrel, or a cormorant, as I approached any of them, is an object for meditation and an occasion for making a poem that will put the meditation into words."

Table of Contents

POETRY

  • Gregory Fraser
    • Hide and Go Seek 
      The Son Hat 
      My Daughter and the Lizard
  • Donovan Mcabee
    • Breath
  • Anya Silver
    • To a Healthy Friend
      Nocturne
      Instructions
  • Mark Jarman
  • Tony Hoagland
    • Taking My Medicine
      Proof of Life
  • Gerald Stern
    • Ruby Red
      Main Bridge
      Decades
  • Billy Collins
    • The Function of Poetry
    • Imperial Garden
  • Rodney Jones
    •  The Fastidium
      Lionel Spence
  • Katie Chaple
    • View from My Yard
  • Katherine Johnsen
    • Dementia: Cicadidae
  • R. T. Smith
    • Fish Camp: Riverview Inn

FICTION

  • Alice Hoffman
  • Abigail DeWitt
  • Erin McGraw
    • Nutcracker
  • Michael Parker
    • Only the Horse Knew the Way 
  • Kelsey Yoder
    • Ocean Bound 
  • Steve Almond
    • A Ticking Partner Is a Lonely Bomb 

ESSAYS

INTERVIEW

  • Jacqueline Kolosov
    • An Interview with Mark Jarman 

PORTFOLIO

  • William Boling
    • From 52 

SPECIAL FEATURE: HOT ROCKS #7

  • Mike Mattison & Ernest Suarez 
    • Introduction
  • Matthew J. Parker
    • Sonic Footprints Down Highway 61
  • KeithFlynn
    • Glenn Gould in Carnegie Hall, 1962 
      “Like a Buddha, Paul Motian Says . . .”
      Commentary
  • Meg Tyler 
    • What We Leave Behind: Poetry, Music, and Seamus Heaney 
  • Dave Smith
    • Eight Poems
  •  Encomiums for Dave Smith