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Volume 7: The Comic Spirit (1983)

 

Staff: Jeff P. Grecny, Murray McNeil 3,
Karen V. Easton, Matt Messih, Barbara Dahl,
David Lowery

Table of Contents
Upstream by Gerald Haslam………………………………….4
Big Foot by Wanda Coleman…………………………………11
Ode to O (d t the) by Murray McNeil 3…………………..…13
Eight is Enough by Gary Holcomb…………………………..15
My Three Sons by Gary Holcomb……………………………16
Sinatra, Sinatra by Paul Fericano…………………………….20
It’s Not Enough Elvis by Paul Fericano………………………23
Supreme Court by Lisa Joy Lappin………………………….25
arms by Eric Grow………………………….…………………34
BukowskiikswokuB Murray McNeil 3………………………35
At the Table by Austin Strauss……………………………….40
Zoo by Austin Strauss…………………………………………41
The Poetry Reading Was A Disaster by Steve Kowit…….…43
Chelsea Bookstore II by d.h. lloyd……………………………45
The Great Waldorf Astoria Caper by Gerald Haslam………48
il dulce morte (for Rocky) by Wanda Coleman………………57
Poet After Surgery by Wanda Coleman………………………59
I Never Touch My Penis by Ron Koertge…………………….61
The Funny Poem by Jack Grapes……………………………..64
Last Will by Steve Kowit…………………………………..…66
Nightmare by Nichola Manning………………………………69
dollar-fifty friend by Eric Grow………………………………72
The Man in the Goodwill Box by Bruce Severy……………..74
The Parasite Picker by Bruce Severy………………………..76
All the Days of Our Lives by Gerald Locklin………………..80
The Uses of Poetry by don Weinstock………………………..84
Man with a Problem by Charles Stetler………………………90
American Dream by Christopher M. Balogh…………………91
The Use of Rhyme to Achieve Comedy in the Musical
Comedy Lyric by Scott Giantvalley………………………98
The Year’s Work in Literary Theory and Criticism:
An Annual Review by David Peck………………………108

Art in this Issue:
Kirk Robertson
Peter Carr
Kurt Benbenek
d.c. roberts
Peter Carr
Ted Blackman
Peter MacIver
Clyde San Juan
David Lowery
Gary Panter
Robin Richeson
Katherine Shaver
Ron Overmyer

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