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 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;

Mooning by Kenward Elmslie
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First published in 1973 and too long out of print, Kenward Elmslie’s frenzied and highly original novel, is now available in a new edition by The Song Cave. 

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