Mudlark Flashes (1998-2014)

“It is difficult to get the news from poems,” but it is not impossible. When Mudlark has poems in its queue that feel like current events, they will jump the queue, as it were, and appear here as Mudlark “flashes.”

No. 1:   Smart Weapon | R. Virgil Ellis | March 1998
 
No. 2:   News That Stays | Kenneth Sherwood | September 1998
 
No. 3:   Untitled | Henry Gould | December 1998
 
No. 4:   Kosova: The Ghost Towns | Shqipe Malushi | April 1999
 
No. 5:   Sisyphus Unbound: Six Poems | Bryan Murphy | April 2000
 
No. 6:   Thorough & Efficient | Peter Murphy | July 2000
 
No. 7:   Two Poems | James Bertolino | October 2000
 
No. 8:   Family | Michael Neff | November 2000
 
No. 9:   Borrowed Finery | Virginia Schaefer | January 2001
 
No. 10:  the conversation | Diane Wald | April 2001
 
No. 11:  The Conversion of Saint Jon | Risa Denenberg | May 2001
 
No. 12:  Four Poems | R. D. Girard | July 2001

No. 13:  I Can’t Believe It | Walt McDonald | September 2001
 
No. 14:  Three Poems | Frances Ruhlen McConnel | November 2001
 
No. 15:  Face Mongers | Matthew Rossi | January 2002
 
No. 16:  My Mother’s Transvestites | Tiff Holland | February 2002
 
No. 17:  B and N Ponder... | Shelley Ettinger | April 2002
 
No. 18:  Angola Poems | Bryan Murphy | June 2002
 
No. 19:  Atheism | Ronald Donn | July 2002
 
No. 20:  Mall Poem | Francis Raven | December 2002
 
No. 21:  Southbound | Stephen Benz | April 2003
 
No. 22:  The Wilson Poems | Ian Randall Wilson | September 2003
 
No. 23:  Grunt | Rachel Crawford | February 2004
 
No. 24:  Prayer for My Cousin | Frances Ruhlen McConnel | March 2004
 
No. 25:  Real Estate and Shallow Grave | Clay Matthews | April 2004
 
No. 26:  Four Poems | Stephen Todd Booker | June 2004
 
No. 27:  Atocha Terminal | Arlene Ang | August 2004
 
No. 28: War | Ted Lardner | October 2004
 
No. 29:  No President Left Behind | Jack Martin | October 2004
 
No. 30:  Sometimes and A Photograph from Northern Iraq | Brad Buchanan | March 2005
 
No. 31:  Waters of Sight | Clifford Paul Fetters | April 2005
 
No. 32:  Balance and Cellophane | Dore Kiesselbach | August 2005
 
No. 33:  Desire, Hand, In Ithaca, and Fracture | A.J. Rathbun | September 2005
 
No. 34:  The Sixth Sense | Christien Gholson | October 2005
 
No. 35:  A Day Busy With Indecision | Derek Pollard | January 2006
 
No. 36:  Paris & Oenone and Venus Impudique | Lea Graham | February 2006
 
No. 37:  Oracular | Timothy Bradford | March 2006
 
No. 38:  Dialectical Poems | Jacques Debrot | September 2006
 
No. 39:  A Visit with Dr. Treves | Brenda Hammack | November 2006
 
No. 40:  The Rumsfeld Sestina | Roger W. Hecht | December 2006
 
No. 41:  Recap and Other Poems | Mark Dow | January 2007
 
No. 42:  Short Retreats and The Unsolved Language | Gabriel DeCrease | September 2007
 
No. 43:  from One Million Dollars In Play Money | Denise Duhamel | November 2007
 
No. 44:  from Blackbird | Mark Edmund Doten | January 2008
 
No. 45:  Milton, Louisiana & Homer, New York | Christopher Cessac | February 2008
 
No. 46:  Seeing Things & Retho | Mike Chasar | May 2008
 
No. 47:  Career Change | Lisa Badner | November 2008
 
No. 48:  Sevenlings | Sherman Alexie | January 2009
 
No. 49:  The Institute for Higher Study | Oliver Rice | March 2009
 
No. 50:  Five Poems | Michael Tyrell | May 2009
 
No. 51:  A Thousand Kim | Kurt Brown | September 2009
 
No. 52:  Bee Fugue | Rebecca Foust | Lorna Stevens | December 2009
 
No. 53:  Mexican Postcard | Nicole Broadhurst | January 2010

No. 54:  Rice | Ellen Welcker | March 2010

No. 55:  Broken Records and Other Formal Extremities | Laurel Bastian | April 2010

No. 56:  Animal Outtakes | Chad Faries | May 2010

No. 57:  Three Poems (from The New Melancholiac’s Guide) | Philip Brooks | June 2010

No. 58:  Washing Dishes and End of the World | Janlori Goldman | September 2010

No. 59:  Short Poems | Sherman Alexie | February 2011

No. 60:  Four Poems | Drew Dillhunt | May 2011

No. 61:  Lust After Hearing About Another Lewd Photo | Kallima Hamilton | June 2011

No. 62:  Tomorrow I Will Be in Rome | John Paul Calavitta | July 2011

No. 63:  Three Poems | Scott Keeney | September 2011

No. 64:  Eating the Seed Corn | Risa Denenberg | October 2011

No. 65:  Meeting Notes | Thomas Cochran | January 2012

No. 66:  Poems from Haiti | Laurence O’Dwyer | February 2012

No. 67:  Second Life | Stephen Bunch | April 2012

No. 68:  Drops | Anne Germanacos | June 2012

No. 69:  Four years left on earth | Nina Lindsay | July 2012

No. 70:  Four Poems | Leonore Hildebrandt | August 2012

No. 71:  from Cannibalism Among Girls | Danna Molly Weiss | October 2012

No. 72:  Six Poems | Samn Stockwell | November 2012

No. 73:  The New God and So Death Blows | John Valentine | January 2013

No. 74:  from X Marks The Dress: A Registry | Kristina Marie Darling & Carol Guess | February 2013

No. 75:  Hey, Walt, It’s Me, Steve, on the Internet! | Steven D. Stark | March 2013

No. 76:  from All the Beautiful Dead Along the Side of the Road | Christien Gholson | April 2013

No. 77:  Three Poems | Laura Da’ | May 2013

No. 78:  from Bridge, a novel in prose poems | Robert Thomas | July 2013

No. 79:  The Way We Live Now | Kryssa Schemmerling | August 2013

No. 80:  Five Poems | Rebecca Foust | September 2013

No. 81:  Three Poems | Tim Suermondt | October 2013

No. 82:  Four Poems | Christopher Cessac | November 2013

No. 83:  Farmer Mails Peacock Eggs to Elizabeth Taylor | Laura Sobbott Ross | December 2013

No. 84:  The Harvest from a Field on Fire | Rachel Kubie | January 2014 

No. 85:  Cruel Relish | Philip Brooks | March 2014 

No. 86:  Poem for the Man Playing the Piano in Front of the Wall of Police | Luisa Muradyan | April 2014

No. 87:  Tonic of Wildness | Barbara March | June 2014

No. 88:  Four Poems | John Valentine | August 2014

No. 89:  Fujita-San Writes Fukushima | Kim Peter Kovac | September 2014

No. 90:  The 21st-Century Nature Poem | Christopher Cokinos | October 2014
             One Whale Shark Eye: My Response to Christopher Cokinos | Greg Wrenn | November 2014
             Haute Ecology: Final Response to Greg Wrenn | Christopher Cokinos | December 2014

No. 91:  Night at the Cyclorama | Annie Kim | November 2014

No. 92:  Lecteurs simultanés/Simultaneous readings
             Lily Robert-Foley and Camille Bloomfield | January 2015

No. 93:  Bomber Boy | Idris Anderson | March 2015 

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