WINTER/SPRING 2015 ISSUE: Table of Contents

Cover Photograph: “The Bardis,” by Karen C. Craft Featured Poet Julie Kane Spotlight: Julie Kane by A.E. Stallings Historical and Hysterical Cabots, Lowells, and a Quatrain You Don’t Really Know by A.M. Juster Poetry by… Brian Allgar Peter Austin William Baer Brendan Beary Bruce Bennett Jerome Betts Jane Blanchard Barbara Brannon Dan Campion Catherine Chandler […]

Dick Davis

BACK | CONTENTS | NEXT Sex Lives of the Poets  (SLOP) Geoffrey Chaucer Was accused of rape. What could be coarser? So that’s how Eng. Lit. began. And he seemed such a nice old man. Marlowe liked buggery And political skullduggery; When stabbed, he asked, “For which Secret Service Do I deserve this?” Did Shakespeare […]

Rhina P. Espaillat

BACK | CONTENTS | NEXT To My Gall Bladder Is this goodbye to you, who for so long have shared my days and nights, so near my heart I thought that we were one? But I was wrong. What guilt—and whose—is tearing us apart? Is it my long affair with cheese that grates on you? […]


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Poems of the Week Summer-Fall 2023 Clyde Always, Damian Balassone, Bruce Bennett, Jerome Betts, Dan Campion, Duane Caylor, Aidan Chafe, Brooke Clark, Edmund Conti, D.A. Cooper, Maryann Corbett, Pat D’Amico, Jennifer Dodd, Kelly Scott Franklin, Daniel Galef, David Lee Garrison, Rich Glinnen, Jane Greer, Julia Griffin, Max Gutmann, David Hedges, Robin Helweg-Larsen, Jan D. Hodge, […]

Book Reviews

BACK  |  CONTENTS  |  NEXT If you have a book you’d like considered for a review in Light—one that includes a large helping of comic verse and was published within the previous 12 months, or will be published in the next eight—please send a copy to:Barbara Loots4741 Central St.Ste. 601Kansas City, MO 64112(Pre-print-run electronic copies may […]