CALYX, A Journal of Art and Literature by Women

Winter 2006, Vol. 23:1

 

 

 

 

  Cover Art:  “Prayers for Peace, Sayyida

  Zaynab Shrine, Damascus, Syria” by Betty  

  LaDuke

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONTENTS

Volume 23 Number 1

2006 LOIS CRANSTON MEMORIAL POETRY PRIZE WINNER

         Patricia Hale     6     Oil on Canvas, Circa 1825

POETRY

                Anne McGrath Hochberg     7     Fish Curing, Portmagee, Ireland—

                                      Undated Photo

                                Sarah J. Gardner     8     Excerpts from Growing Up, Darkly,

                   Girl

Carol Steinhagen     10     A Time to Gather

Jeanie French     26     The Change 

       Tonya Northenor     27     Unfinished Sculpture

Jennifer MacPherson     28     Credo                       

Suzannah Gilman    29     Physical             

         Anne Haines     30     Against Metaphor

 Judith Tate O’Brien     31     The Old Convent   

                                    32     Reading the Bones

 Tatyana Mishel     54     Camping         

       Claire Zoghb     56     Kiss in the Field

                                             57     First Poem for Nicholas

Gillian Cummings     58     Womb               

Ysabel de la Rosa     59     Cicadian Rhythm

                                Cheryl Whitehead     62     Winterträume (Winter Dreams, after

                                               Peter Tchaikovsky)

Penelope Scambly Schott     63     The Purpose of Purpose

Maria Ercilla     64     Lotería      

                           Mary Jane Ryals     66     The Wash: Lavendería con sus

                            Manos

       Karla Linn Merrifield     68     After the Mammogram

Marie C. Jones     69     One Art        

Una Nichols Hynum     53     First Person Plural

     Lorena Babcock Moore     81     Canelo hills: Red Flower

                Lori Ubell     82     after the accident

      Nancy Takacs     85     Wax Ornaments

 Ashley Mace Havird     86     The Feast of Snails

                   Lailah Ford     88     The Fire of Our Living

                                                  80      The Stillness in the Center

                             Joan A. Monheit      90     Aretha Sings “Amazing Grace” at

                                       Your Memorial

                                Sheryl St. Germain     91     Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce: A

                                           Recipe for Sorrow

PROSE

          Mandy F. Farrington     12     The Other Side of the Line

                     Candy B.K. Schille     49     Danger Dog and I Are Going In

           Candice L. Harper     60     Mai Tais and Sticky Rice

         Anna Mitcov     71     Cloud Formations

Janet Albright     94     Silence         

ART

                Lee Lee     33     Ta Prohm K-IV-11

                  34     Aspara

                                                               35     Queen Jayarajadevi (Transcended)

                            Willa Schneberg     36     Nuns with Ceremonial Offerings

                             37     Nun at Home

                                 Betty LaDuke     38     Victoria Exhibition, Aleppo, Syria

                                                     39     Sharab, Baghdad Café, Syria

              Lynne Burnett     40     Through the Window

                  41     Called

                                   Kathleen Bryson     42     Come. Here. (The Ovaries of a Siren)

                            43     Sheela-na-gig

 Toni Truesdale     44     Sisters            

                            45     Laughing Seal

                            D.G. Pipes     46     Even Riding a Painted Pony

                             47     Mother, May I

Greta Ashworth     48     Tish                 

NORTHWEST BOOK REVIEWS

                         Sarah Seybold     104     Black Loam by Maxine Scates

            Barbara Drake     106     Pigeons by Lois Rosen

BOOK REVIEWS

                      Judith H. Montgomery     108     Radiance: Poems by Barbara Crooker

                  Jeannine Hall Gailey     109     Two and Two by Denise Duhamel

                                     Claire Keyes     111     Blinding the Goldfinches by Michelle

                       Gillett

                              Elaine Starkman     113     The Spectacular Difference: Selected

                                                                       Poems by Zelda, translated from the

                                                Hebrew by Marcia Falk

CONTRIBUTORS’ NOTES

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