EXCERPTS


FROM UNTAMEABLE CITY: POEMS ON THE NATURE OF HOUSTON

Where I Live by Sara Cooper

Green by Dodie Messer Meeks

A Corner in Montrose by Joe Barnes

Soon by Elina Petrova

Lightning and Grackles by Terry Jude Miller

FROM CORRESPONDENCE

Letter from a Crab by Priscilla Frake

Postcard from the Kitchen by Priscilla Frake

FROM ISTHMUS

The Unicorn by Dan Rifenburgh

Notes on a Meeting by Dan Rifenburgh

FROM IMPROBABLE WORLDS, AN ANTHOLOGY OF TEXAS AND LOUISIANA POETS

High Yellow by Wendy Barker

Vanitas by Darrell Bourque

Bottle Tree by Jacqueline Kolosov


FROM WHY ME?

Shrew Al Fresco by Rich Levy

Shipwreck by Rich Levy

Fishing by Rich Levy


FROM SOME RECOGNITION OF THE JOSHUA LIZARD: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS

Dead Finch in the Guadalupes by Robert Burlingame

Connecting by Robert Burlingame

At Nickel Creek by Robert Burlingame


FROM TIMESLICE: HOUSTON POETRY 2005

The Magi by Joe Barnes

In My Native Tongue by Mary Margaret Carlisle

Out of Respect for Amedeo Avogadro by Michael Lieberman

Lyric Elegy I: Before You See Her by Elizabeth Rice

Absolution - Antioquia by John E. Rice

Autumn Sonata (A Love Poem for Strangers) by Randall Watson

Yesterday, For Instance by Randall Watson


FROM FIVE INPRINT POETS

Children's December Night Song by James Adams

Processional by Stan Crawford

Under the Patterned Cotton by Thad Logan

Scaffolds by Varsha Shah

Remedies by Elizabeth Wallace

Poems used with permission of the authors, and may not be re-used without their permission.