FOR MY FATHER, WHO FEARS I’M GOING TO HELL

BY CINDY MAY MURPHY and who last week spent three hours wading through the dregs of the just-drained pond whose former owner had assured him could not support life. Though as the last brown water gave way to grime, he bore witness to the rip-flash of five slivered backs struggling like sharks in sand—mudcats, he … Continue reading FOR MY FATHER, WHO FEARS I’M GOING TO HELL

We Have a Winner!

BY REBEKAH SILVERMAN, Editor-in-Chief I’m thrilled to announce the winner of the 2006 Wabash Prize for Poetry!  “For  My Father, Who Fears I’m Going to Hell,” byCindy May Murphy, was chosen by 2006 poetry judge Ellen Bryant Voigt as the first place winner.  Ms. Murphy’s poem will be featured in our upcoming issue 19.1, due … Continue reading We Have a Winner!