The Fourth River

Issue 1 Table of Contents

Poetry

  • Katherine Blackbird — Three quarter moon waning in the western sky above the house where nobody lives
  • Susan H. Case — Bird or Plane?
  • DeWitt Clinton — Moonlight
  • Curtis L. Crisler — Ode to Rain
  • Chad Davidson — History; Chateau Etude
  • Sarah Getty — In October; Certain Maples
  • Stephen Haven — If China is a Willow
  • Terry Hermsen — Sea Turtle (Columbus Zoo); Rituals of Grace, Rituals of Fear
  • M.J. Iuppa — Outside, the world quivers in the winter wind
  • Michael Johnson — Autumn Swim; At the Halema’uma’u Crater’s Rim
  • Erin Jourdan — Hot Air Ballooning; Girl Ash
  • Marjorie Maddox — Un-Beached
  • Pamela McClure — Some Deaths
  • Robin Metz — Balancing Act
  • Kathleen Kirk — Good Fences
  • William Reichard — Leslie and Sebastian
  • Ravi Shankar — Yellow Blusher; Tideline
  • Sue William Silverman — De s Esseintes Re-Creates the Amazon
  • Kevin Stein — At the Mountain Man Redezvous in Fairplay, Colorado, 1979; Upon My Seeing, in Shadow, a Red Tail Hawk; Plunder the Song Bird’s Nest
  • Judith Strasser — For My Son: When the Chicory Blooms in June
  • John A. Vanek — Constant
  • Don Welch — A Litany
  • Terri Witek — You First; Fear

Prose

  • Kerry Neville Bakken — Eggs
  • Karen Blomain — The Polish War Bride
  • Robert Finch — Dead Whale, Dream Whale
  • Lissy Goralnik — Dreaming on the Surface
  • Toke Hoppenbrouwers — Irian Jaya
  • Fred Nollan — Another Canada
  • John Poch — Nutgrass
  • Stephen Roger Powers — Where It’s Shallow by the Island on Rest Lake
  • Catherine Rainwater — Last Days
  • Amy Sage Webb — Animal Control
  • Baron Wormser — from The Woods: A Meditation; from The Woods: A Meditation