Summer Place Elegy The Work of Thinking, of Feeling The Sly Calligrapher Mendel the Monk Notes from Underground Edgar In Rabat and Singapore First Comer Yo-Yo Ma Comes to Town Afternoon of the Icon Of the Cartesian Split Pythagoras on a Saturday Untitled Fourteen The Albatross Strains of Existential Despair Where, Deferring to No One With a Six-Shooter on the Chisholm Trail A Restitution To the Government Excursion into Reality Hello, Aristotle Jeopardies of the Public Library Kokopelli Simone Maker Caitlin Takes Him Back to Wales
Oliver Rice’s poems have appeared widely in journals and anthologies in the United States, as well as Canada, Argentina, England, The Netherlands, Austria, Turkey, and India. His book of poems, On Consenting to Be a Man, is offered by Cyberwit, a diversified publishing house in the cultural capital Allahabad, India, and is available on Amazon.com. An interview with Rice in Creekwalker is a good and useful introduction to the man and his work.
The cover image, Paul Klee’s Insula Dulcamara, 1938, an oil on newsprint, mounted on burlap, 31 1/2 x 69 inches, is reproduced here under the Fair Use Provision of the Copyright Act from a scan by Mark Harden that can be found in his Artchive. The original is owned by the Klee Foundation in Bern, Switzerland.