CALYX, A Journal of Art and Literature by Women

Winter 2003, Vol. 21:1

 

 

 

 

 

   Cover Art: “Arch” by Laura Ross-Paul

   (36”x40”, oil and wax on canvas)

 

 

 

 

 

CONTENTS

Volume 21, Number 1

LOIS CRANSTON MEMORIAL POETRY PRIZE WINNER

Susan Elbe 6 Dog Days

PROSE

Sallie Bingham 9 The Splinter   

Anne Warren Smith 27 My Mother’s Girdle

                                            Elise Juska 54 Like Two People Who Have Never Met

          Muriel Moulton 74 Reaching for Sunlight

      Nicole Louise Reid 94 Moving                       

POETRY

Ivy Dempsey 21 The Laundry   

   Monique Gagnon 22 Stoicism                    

Eleanor Berry     24 The One Across    

Judith Strasser    26 The Forties Look    

    Terry Godbey     32 Beauty Lessons at 12

     Kathryn Kirkpatrick 49 Wal-Mart Sonnet           

    Lorraine Healy 50 Boning                    

                  Leslie J. Brett     52 To the Daddy Who Braids Hair

       Holly Feldman Karapetkova 53 A Love Poem                                  

    Angela Patten     68 The Working Classes

  Mary Makofske 70 Bureau of Engraving

 K.E. Duffin 72 Youth and Age

 Lorna Knowles Blake     83 Listening to Fidél               

                                      84 Because I Have No Accent

                            Annie Lugthart 86 Poem for Cura, Goddess Who First

                                                 Fashioned Humans from Clay

                                         Pat Vivian 87 Opera Singer at Golden Fields Manor

                                                          88 Eskimo Girls in the Jesuit Orphanage

                     Kelley Conway 90 For Judy, The First to Save Me

            91 Birthday

    Tina Tau McMahon 92 An Old Scots Word       

            93 At Home

ART

Roxanne Hills     33 Swimmers            

    Jessica Perry 34 Kristen in Water

                                 35 Kelsey and the Monk

    Laura Ross-Paul 36 Falls                        

       37 Stilts

          38 Teeter

                    39 Exit Decision

                 40 Suspension

   Melinda Thorsnes 41      Fit to Be Tied      

                                                                  42 On the Benefits of Letting Sleeping Dogs

           Lie

                                 43 Mona’s Nice Outing

                    44 The Dealers

                     45 Hokey Pokey

    Alexis Callender 46 Green Sky in Texas

             47 Untitled

    Scarlett Decker 48 Uncle Albert        

NORTHWEST BOOK REVIEWS

                                  Gail Tremblay     107 Beneath My Heart: Poetry by Janice Gould

                                                    108 Earthquake Weather by Janice Gould

                             Madeline DeFrees 110 Women in the Garden by Mary Lou Sanelli

                                Carmen Germain 111 The Immigrant’s Table by Mary Lou Sanelli

BOOK REVIEWS

Ingrid Wendt 112 Trans by Hilda Raz

                        Bonnie Blader 114 Essays: The riddle song and other

                                                                rememberings by Rebecca McClanahan

                                        Jenn McKee 115 Thoughts from a Queen-Sized Bed by Mimi

                Schwartz

                                     Julie Mayeda 116 Any Small Thing Can Save You: A Bestiary

                           by Christina Adam

                           Sandra Tarling 118 The Salt Letters by Christine Balint   

CONTRIBUTORS’ NOTES

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