12. Summer 2012

AUDACITY

Click on the links below to view Eva Quintos Tennant’s video clips from the Summer 2012 Audacity issue launch reading, held on June 23, 2012. And click here to purchase this issue.

LPR Summer 2012 Audacity Issue

Cover design: Deb Dulin; cover art: Raoul Middleman, Self-Portrait, oil on canvas, 1990

POETRY

BRUCE SAGER   Pianny roll blues, I danced holes in my shoes

JOSEPH J. CAPISTA   For a Daughter

MEG EDEN   Letter of the Day (Autism Pantoum)

DENNIS M. KIRSCHBAUM   Watermen 1979

JILL WILLIAMS   Her First Bikini

CAMILLE ALEXA   Effrontery of a Kiss

SCOT EHRHARDT   Our Would-Be Selves

HEATHER FOSTER   I Decide, in a Japanese Restaurant, to Commit Adultery

NAOMI THIERS   True

JENNIFER FANDEL   At the Marriage of the Fat Lady and Human Skeleton

GREGORY CROSBY   Song for Nola

JOSEPH ROSS   If Mamie Till Was the Mother of God

ALAN C. REESE   Tick of the Clockman

KIM ROBERTS   Taunting the Bullet

FRED FOOTE   First Blood

MARVIN SHACKELFORD   Three Poems for Charles Bukowski

J. D. SMITH   Eulogy, First Draft

MICHAEL R. CLARK   Unferth Taunts Beowulf

VINCENT RENSTROM   Bully a Bully

DAN VERA   Mr. Guzman Makes a Fool of Himself

STEVE MANDES III   Poppies

SALLY ROSEN KINDRED   Tiger Lily Speaks

KRISTIN CAMITTA ZIMET   Terrapin on the Runway, Kennedy Airport

KIRSTEN HAMPTON   How Things Are (Not What They Seem)

MATTHEW FALK   Imago

SHIRLEY J. BREWER   Fairy Tale, Interrupted

SCOTT WIGGERMAN   One Night Hook-up

MOIRA EGAN   Dryness Sonnet

ED MCCOURT   Ode to FL

NOEL SLOBODA   Unburied

PROSE

JENNIFER MCGAHA   Deviance

DEE ROY   Different Kind of Snake

ROBERT MCGUILL   Confessions of Augustine

SETH SAWYERS   On the South Branch

ANGIE CHUANG   Thanksgiving with the Shirzais

LIAM CASEY   With Friends

LAUREN HEEREN   Guru of the North Ridge

J. M. SCHMIDT   Improvements

EDITH PEARLMAN   Self-Reliance

INTERVIEW

SUSAN THORNTON HOBBY   An Interview with Edith Pearlman

ART

AMANDA BURNHAM

RAOUL MIDDLEMAN

PROFILE

TIM SINGLETON   Constructions: Amanda Burnham’s Art of the Urban Landscape

MICHAEL SALCMAN   The Soul that Never Wavers: Raoul Middleman