Poetry

Between Fire and Sleep: Essays On Modern Polish Poetry and Prose
2014 Vol. 6 No. 2 — Summer / Books / Poetry

Between Fire and Sleep: Essays On Modern Polish Poetry and Prose

Jaroslaw Anders’ book is at once a “farewell…to a certain way of reading” and “one of the best introductions to twentieth-century Polish literature.” Łukasz Wodzyński reviews.

Salon Poezji
2013 Vol. 5 No. 3 — Fall / Poetry

Salon Poezji

New York Times columnist David Orr once noted that while it’s impossible to know which country has the best writers, let alone the best poets… if cash money were on the line, you’d find few critics willing to bet against Poland. Now, the world’s best celebrate Polish American poets.

Quodlibet with Cardinals and A Letter to Serafin
2011 Vol. 3 No. 4 — Winter / Poetry

Quodlibet with Cardinals and A Letter to Serafin

Poetry by John Minczeski; introduced by John Guzlowski

The Best Five Places for Kissing in Warsaw
2011 Vol. 3 No. 3 — Fall / Poetry

The Best Five Places for Kissing in Warsaw

Karen Kovacik directs the creative writing program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Her books of poetry include Metropolis Burning, Beyond the Velvet Curtain, and Nixon and I.

Mrs. Noah
2011 Vol. 3 No. 3 — Fall / Poetry

Mrs. Noah

Oriana, a former journalist and community college instructor, now teaches poetry workshops. Her awards include The New Letters Award, Felix Pollack Award, and a residency at Yaddo. Her poems, essays, and translations have been published in Poetry, Ploughshares, Best American Poetry 1992, New Letters, Nimrod, The Iowa Review, Quarterly West, Texas Review, Wisconsin Review, American Poetry Review, Southern Poetry Review, Spoon River Review, and many other journals and anthologies.

Metropolis Burning
2011 Vol. 3 No. 3 — Fall / Poetry

Metropolis Burning

Karen Kovacik in Metropolis Burning interweaves the minute particulars of people’s lives.

What Paderewski Taught Me about Being
2011 Vol 3. No. 2 — Summer / Poetry

What Paderewski Taught Me about Being

Poet Kath Abela Wilson once wrote about “How I Fell In Love with Chopin.” This poem was written for the Paderewski-Chopin conference at Loyola University, Nov. 12, 2010 and read while accompanied by mathematician and flutist, Rick Wilson.

Poetry: Leonard Kress and Cecilia Woloch
2010 Vol. 2 No. 3 — Fall / Poetry

Poetry: Leonard Kress and Cecilia Woloch

Born in Toledo, Ohio, Leonard Kress grew up in and around Philadelphia and graduated from Temple University with a degree in Religious Studies. Cecilia Woloch was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and grew up there and in rural Kentucky, one of seven children of a homemaker and an airplane mechanic.

Chopin with Cherries: A Tribute in Verse [selected poems]
2010 Vol. 2 No.1 — Spring / Poetry

Chopin with Cherries: A Tribute in Verse [selected poems]

Part of our series of articles for the Year of Chopin – 2010.

Second Language Poems
2009 — Summer / Poetry

Second Language Poems

CR’s Poetry Editor shares some of his “Kitchen Polish.”

Poems in Transit
2009 — Spring / Poetry

Poems in Transit

2009 — Spring / Poetry

Poezja Naszego Wieku