Considering the Void by President Jimmy Carter

BOMB 55 Spring 1996
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Former President Jimmy Carter. Photo by Independent Television Service.

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From “Considering the Void” (New Orleans Review); Always A Reckoning and Other Poems (Times Books).

Roberto Bolaño by Carmen Boullosa
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One Poem by Daniel Tiffany
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What’s wrong / with “ratty” whose / expectations cut, whose / trust shall be a spider’s web, got / 

One Poem by Broc Rossell
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I’d like to address / the concern / regarding the / castle appearing / with a missing / rib, with the lack / of arable / land—

One Poem by Alissa Valles
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All rhapsodes want it, to fold the world into a poem, / reconstrue a world in salvaged scraps & bracketed sighs;

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BOMB 55, Spring 1996

Featuring interviews with Frances McDormand, A.M. Homes, Padgett Powell, Tina Girouard, William Pope. L, Butch Morris, Malcolm Morley, Jafar Panahi, and John Elderfield.

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