CALYX, A Journal of Art and Literature by Women

Winter 2005, Vol. 22:2

 

 

 

   Collector's Edition, $25

   Cover art: Mil Estrellas (A Thousand

   Stars, 80 x 150cm, handwoven wool,

   original design)

 

 

 

 

 

CONTENTS

Volume 22, Number 2

 2004 LOIS CRANSTON MEMORIAL POETRY PRIZE WINNER

Deborah Narin-Wells  6 Eurydice Speaks From the Basement

POETRY

Julia Alter   8  The Pirate and the Girl    

       10 What Hums Inside

Francesca Bel  22  Walking Austin                      

Rebecca Baggett  23 Titmouse                                     

Lorene Lamothe  24 Ogunquit                                    

Dale Griffiths Stamos 26 Green                                                

Diana Pinckney 27 Invitation In April                     

Mary Schinhofen   40 Navigating                                    

    Priscilla Atkins 41  How Light Enters a Train Station

P.J. Taylor  42  Buzz of the Yellow Jacket

Gwendolyn Morgan   43  alis volat propris                              

Kelly Madigan Erlandson   44 Rally                                                           

Terry Martin 46 If We Could Go Out to Lunch

Beverly Burch  70  After We Fight                        

Rebecca Morgan Frank   71  Song of the Rattling Pipes                     

Claudia M. Reder  72  Finding My Voice                          

 Barbara Presnell   74  Charlene Works in Quality Control

       76 Velma in Packaging

  Doris Lynch   78   The Fate of Hair                    

  Bethany Reid 79   Heart Transplants                 

  Mary Lou Sanelli   80  Naming the Birds                          

   Gayle Eleanor  82  Sur le Coq                                 

    Susan Bockhoff    88  The Happiest Moment of Your Life

Toni Van Deusen  90 The Pomegranate                        

Jan Bailey  91  We Dye Our Hair Red      

Maureen Tolman Flannery  92 The Poet’s Wife                                          

Margaret Okere  94   Anniversary                              

Susan Terris  95  Grandmother’s Hands          

Michelle Battiste   96  Learning the Dead Language        

PROSE

Cora Goss-Grubbs    11  Becoming Mother                             

Natalie Smith Parra    28   Saving My Life                                   

                     Pastora Gutierrez  48   La Vida Nueva Women’s Weaving Cooperative

Amontaine Woods   65  Free Angela                                       

        Dorothy Blackcrow Mack   83 Once I Lived Without Money, Yet I Was Not Poor

Diane Johnston Hamm  98   The Believer                                          

ART

La Vida Nueva Weaving Cooperative  49  Maria Susana Vicenta Ruiz                       

      50 Untitled

                                                              51 Estrellas y Grecas

                                                              52 La Greca de la Vida y La Muerte

Sara Paulsen  53  Under IV               

              54  Under I        

              55  Under V        

Isabelle Maynard    56   At the Table                  

                       57 Verbena Wheelies

Regina Stadnik   58  Still Life on White     

   59  Tally 2

    60   Tally 3

  61 Tally 5

 Becki Smith  62  Lightning Shredder

                                            63 Girl on Pedestal with Empty Cup

                                                              64 Despair/Possibility

NORTHWEST BOOK REVIEWS

                      Janet McCann    103  The Angle of Sharpest Ascending by Ingrid Wendt

                    Barbara Drake   105  Horses and the Human Soul by Judith Barrington

Amontaine Woods 107 Horse Thief by Anna Balint                    

BOOK REVIEWS

          Alice Ann Eberman 108  Sisters of the Earth: Women’s Prose & Poetry

                                             about Nature edited by Lorraine Anderson

   Ingrid Wendt  109  Eve’s Red Dress by Diane Lockward

       Susan Elbe  111 The Blue Dress by Alison Townsend

Claire Keyes  112   I Will Say Beauty by Carol Frost

Diane Lockward  113  Small Knots by Kelli Agodon             

MEMORIAM

116  Rita Darlene Disroe

LOIS CRANSTON MEMORIAL PRIZE WINNERS

              120         

CONTRIBUTORS’ NOTES

              122