by Len Roberts: My son out in the dark / picking the last / tomatoes and peppers
- The Final Cause is not Power but Consciousness, Says Anaxagoras
by Frank Stewart: This year there is not enough rain, the smallest pond / is deepest and holds its burden well.
- The Unexpressed
by Wanda Coleman: One looks and looks from behind the door / the dark child frightened by daylight.
- The War Works Hard
by Dunya Mikhail: How magnificent the war is / How eager / and efficient!
- Cry No Longer
by Giuseppe Ungaretti: Cease to murder the dead, / Cry no longer, do not cry out
- Spiritual Distress
by Hédi Kaddour: Damn the almanac-makers who leave you / stuck between debts and death
- No Rhymes
by Hédi Kaddour: No ocean, no rhymes, the prudent / mountain, long walks and sometimes / when we thought too highly of ourselves / a huge bovine herd, just before the slap
- Never Mind
by James Harms: You were my first in all ways. / You covered your mouth when you laughed.
by Mariana Tsvetayeva: Longing for the motherland! / A mystery I demystified long ago!
by Katie Ford