Able Muse, Winter 2019 (No. 27 - print edition): a review of poetry, prose & art

Able Muse, Winter 2019 (No. 27 - print edition): a review of poetry, prose & art

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Overview

This is the annual Able Muse Review (Print Edition) - Winter 2019 issue, Number 27. This issue continues the tradition of masterfully crafted poetry, fiction, essays, art & photography, and book reviews that have become synonymous with the Able Muse-online and in print. After more than a decade of online publishing excellence, Able Muse print edition maintains the superlative standard of the work presented all these years in the online edition, and, the Able Muse Anthology (Able Muse Press, 2010).


Includes the tribute to Timothy Murphy special feature and the winning stories and poems from the 2019 Able Muse contest (Able Muse Write Prize) winners and finalists.


". . . [ ABLE MUSE ] fills an important gap in understanding what is really happening in early twenty-first century American poetry."-Dana Gioia.

"Able Muse is refreshing to read for its selection of poetry that adheres to form . . . a quality magazine offering the reader informed and unexpected views on life."-NewPages.


CONTENTS:


WITH THE 2019 ABLE MUSE WRITE PRIZE FOR POETRY & FICTION

Includes the winning story and poems from the contest winners and finalists


EDITORIAL – Alexander Pepple

GUEST EDITORIAL – Richard Wakefield


FEATURED ART – A Hunt Theme


TRIBUTE TO TIMOTHY MURPHY FEATURE:


Tribute GUEST-EDITOR: Richard Wakefield

Tribute Poetry: A.E. Stallings, Timothy Steele, Rhina P. Espaillat, John Ridland, Amit Majmudar, Wendy Videlock, Bruce Bennett, Len Krisak, Catherine Chandler, Terese Coe, Mary Meriam, Andrew Frisardi, Richard Meyer, John Beaton

Tribute Essay: Dana Gioia


FICTION – Erin Russell


ESSAYS – Edward Lee, Tony Whedon


BOOK REVIEWS – Brooke Clark, Travis Biddick


POETRY – Hailey Leithauser, John Philip Drury, Len Krisak, James Matthew Wilson, Suzanne Noguere, Alfred Nicol, Katie Hartsock, David MacRae Landon, Amy Bagan, Barry Abrams, Miriam O'Neal, Beth Paulson, Daniel Galef



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781773490472
Publisher: Able Muse Press
Publication date: 12/30/2019
Series: Able Muse, Print Edition , #27
Edition description: Winter 2019 Issue
Pages: 188
Product dimensions: 7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Alexander Pepple

Editorial / v

Richard Wakefield

Guest Editorial / ix

ESSAYS

Edward Lee

The Lines Blur / 27

Tony Whedon

The Train and the River / 102

BOOK REVIEWS

Travis Biddick

A Review of A.E. Stallings, Like / 15

Brooke Clark

A Review of Ange Mlinko, Distant Mandate / 126

FEATURED ARTIST

The Hunt Theme

A Photographic Exhibit

 From Artists Worldwide / 73

FICTION

2018 Write Prize for Fiction ▪ Winner

Erin Russell

To the Bottleneck Fiction / 119

ARTWORK

Get Set! / 75

It’s Away! / 76

Scenting It Yet? / 77

One More Pull / 78

Who’s First to a Nibble? / 79

Got It! / 80

I’m Cat, and Mouse You! / 81

It’s Rescued! / 82

Hunt and Gather! / 83

Don’t Loosen and Lose It! / 84

Dribble and I’ll Tackle / 85

On the Ball / 86

Keep Sleeping / 87

No, I’ll Just Skitter Away! / 88

Hey, You’re Not Too Tough for

a Bite! / 89

Peekaboo . . . and Down! / 90

And Snap On! / 91

Aim Too, Please / 92

Disco Eyes / 93

It’s Sony and Sunshine / 94

Kata Sunset / 95

Look Up / 96

Blowing Down the House / 97

Black Paper Wasp Gotcha! / 98

Young Grasshopper versus

Grasshopper / 99

Ready . . . Jump! / 100



POETRY

Daniel Galef

Casey to His Bat / 2

Casey to His Bat / 3

Penelope to the Shuttle of Her Loom / 4

James Matthew Wilson

Halfser Astray / 5

Suzanne Noguere

The Costume Designer as Student / 6

P.S. 183 Let Out Early / 9

Len Krisak

At Ephesus / 14

Katie Hartsock

Eye Cup / 25

When You Were Tracy and I Was Hepburn / 26

Alfred Nicol

Canuck Haiku / 36

Barry Abrams

ESL Class / 38

A Theory / 39

Suburban Seder / 40

John Philip Drury

The Ruined Aristocrat / 111

Hailey Leithauser

Shove Song / 122

Sleeping Dogs / 123

Heart / 124

2018 Write Prize for Poetry ▪ Winner

David MacRae Landon

Waiting for the Angel / 42

2018 Write Prize for Poetry ▪ Finalists

Amy Bagan

Dear Sonnet, / 1

Beth Paulson

Paradox / 12

Miriam O’Neal

Postcard, Vermont / 41

TIM MURPHY TRIBUTE

Tim Murphy Tribute ▪ Poetry

John Ridland

Tim and Feeney / 47

Richard Meyer

A Plea and a Farewell / 48

Terese Coe

Dactyls and Doubles / 49

Amit Majmudar

The Compass Rose / 50

John Beaton

Immortal Memory / 52

Bruce Bennett

Warblers / 56

For Tim Murphy / 57

Len Krisak

Requiescat / 58

A.E. Stallings

Argos, Odysseus’s Dog / 60

Andrew Frisardi

The Poetry of Absence / 61

Rhina P. Espaillat

For Tim, with Love from Old Blue / 62

Wendy Videlock

O Timothy Tim / 63

Timothy Steele

The Mountain Lion of Central Park / 64

Mary Meriam

In This Distance / 66

Catherine Chandler

For Tim, on the Eve of Battle / 67

Tim Murphy Tribute ▪ Essay

Dana Gioia

The Crooked Path of Timothy Murphy / 68

C O N T R I B U T O R N O T E S / 139

I N D E X / 153

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