*Loch Raven Review, Volume 18, No. 2, 2022*


Morgan Boyer
Spending time
The Spider Watches
Why I’m alone

Shirley J. Brewer
Ballet and Mushrooms
Poem Beginning with a Line From Richard Hugo

Ed Brickell

Lynn Glicklich Cohen
I Would Probably Leave Again

Kathleen Corcoran
House Call
Spirit Music

Marc Alan Di Martino
“We live in the flicker”
Big Full Moon

Donna L. Emerson
Bright Yellow
Walking The Labyrinth

Robert Estes
Neighbor’s Diagnosis

Rena Fleming
The Blues Between Two Yellows.
This is How He Looked

J.V. Foerster
When The World Stops for Wonder
The Thistle Flower

Gabriella Garofalo
To M.W.

Christopher T. George
The Grave Digger of Lesbos

Geoffrey Himes
Baltimore in August
My Father Goes Off to War

Sharon Kennedy-Nolle
That Night
Madeleine and the Big Fucking Idea

Claire Keyes
My Mother Enters the Work Force
First Job/Sixteen
Hair Being Silver

Nupur Maskara
Domestic Goddess Kalis

Jill Michelle
Lines and Planes
Burning down the Muse: An Erasure of Harold Norse’s “The Business of Poetry”

Angie Minkin
Dog Days at Mile High Greyhound Park
Black Leather Skirt

Sandra Salinas Newton

Dorty Nowak
Shall We Gather at the River?

Kimberly Nunes
Villanelle for an Octogenarian
Bullfight in Málaga
In Rome

Jean O’Brien
The Ornate Fireplace
And Then There Were None
Mud and Amber

Nathanael O’Reilly
Safe Home

Laura Ann Reed
Shadows Thrown

Dana Robbins
The Station

Russell Rowland
High Beams
The Reservation

Diane Lee Sammet
Thin Ice
We’ll Dance

Shane Schick
Work Appropriate
Station Stop

Susan Sonde
If Love Had Grooves

Naomi Thiers
Old Man As a Wall
This Morning

Eileen Trauth
Charlene’s Shoes
Blessings in Disguise

John Tustin
X Friends
Yesterday’s Scampi

Alice Versella
Celtic Knot Ceremony Pantoum

Hannah Jane Weber
Just As I Begin

Julie Weiss
School Morning Pep Talk
Big Time Crime in the Countryside
They Come When I Least Expect It,
When the World Was Rated X for Nudity

Marceline White
15th Street, Lawrence, Kansas

Marie Gray Wise
Another Poem in Which You Appear
Not That I Don’t Want to Practice Mindfulness
In Palermo
In South Carolina

Tedo Wyman



Thomas Dorsett
In Memorium: David Diorio, 1925-2022



Twelve Nordic-Language Poets: Guðrið Helmsdal, Tóroddur Poulsen, Kim Simonsen, Einar Már Guðmundsson, Kristín Ómarsdóttir, Kristín Svava Tómasdóttir, Terje Dragseth, Henrik J. Ibsen, Ingrid Storholmen, Bengt Berg, Stig Dagerman, and Jila Mossaed
Translated By: Ørjan Amundsen, Bengt Berg, Sarah M. Brownsberger, Nancy Naomi Carlson, Lo Dagerman, Pål Gumpen, Bradley Harmon, Irmeli Kuehnel, K.B. Thors, and Randi Ward



Betsy Boyd
Excerpt from The History of Reality TV

Jordan Dilley
The Austerities of Jatkin

Eric D. Goodman

Rosalia Scalia
The Nut Job

Beate Sigriddaughter
Summer Days

Ron Tanner
The Alley Cat Song



Kay White Drew
Her Final Wish

Doug Lambdin
Life Sentence

Steve Saulsbury
All Films Are Silent: Scenes from Berghof



Madison Smartt Bell
The Witch of Matongé Reviewed by Caryn Coyle

Laura Costas
Ariadne Awakens: Instructions for the Labyrinth, Reviewed by Dan Cuddy

Ramola D
For the Sake of the Boy, Reviewed by Miriam O’Neal

Marc Alan Di Martino
Still Life With City, Reviewed by Dan Cuddy

M. Scott Douglass
Living in a Red State Blues, Reviewed by Michael Fialkowski

Michael Fallon
Leaf Notes: Poems of the Plague Years, Reviewed by Ginny Phalen

Carol Jennings
The Sustain Pedal, Reviewed by Thomas Dorsett

Chris Courtney Martin
The Book of Idle Poems, Reviewed by Dan Cuddy

Cheri L. Miller
Trying My Wings, Reviewed by Dan Cuddy

Charles Rammelkamp
The Field of Happiness, Reviewed by Dan Cuddy


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