CALYX, A Journal of Art and Literature by Women

Volume 23:2

Summer/August 2006


Editorial Excerpt

Prose Excerpt

Poetry Excerpt

Review Excerpt

Art Excerpt


CALYX, A Journal of Art and Literature by Women

Volume 23 Number 2

Summer 2006 

Front Cover Art: “Knight Figure 470” by Linda Stein

Back Cover Art: “Three Knights Emerging 532-534” by Linda Stein

Statements on page 117


Volume 23, Number 2

Calyx Editors                            6            A Flowering of Women’s Voices



Sara Yamasaki            13          Shakuhachi Song                    

Rebecca Meredith      16          Airborne                                     

D.R. Goodman             18          Love Sweet                                

Susan Bockhoff           19          Adored                                        

                                          20         My Own Father                        

Kathleen Boyle            34          Proof                                             

Madelyn Garner         36          Alzheimer’s                               

                                          37          Spring Lament                         

Alice Lesnick                 38          Praise for Time                           

Susan B. Cowger         65          Groceries                                    

Ellen Goldberg            71          Anniversary of Rain              

Siobhan Brannigan     72          Haystacks at Dusk                    

                                                                    74          Grace would practice three times a day

Catherine Alber          84          Decomposing                            

                                          86          Spring                                          

Angie Chuang              98          Directions to Phan Thiet      

                                                99          Talking About Death in Kabul

Sarah Getty                   100       Who Was That Masked Man? 

Catherine Wiley          102       Skating on Lake Monona         



Carrie Pomeroy          22          The Game of Grief                 

                                       Jan Priddy           39         A Single Fact Can Spoil a Good Argument

Sherryl Kleinman       66          A Fine Hen                                

Andrea Saenz              75          A Candle for Chema             

Jane Sandor                  88          Ingenting                                   



Carol Radspreacher   49          Back to Drawing                    

Linda Stein                    50         Quiet Strength 472                

                                          51          Slow Curve 352                    

                                          52          Knight of Tomorrow 542  

                                          53          Summer Knight 541            

Linda K. Sienkiewicz          54          Merrifield                                          

                                          55          Promises                                  

Elizabeth Mackie        56          Archival Series #5                

                                          57          Archival Series #19             

 Lauren Levato           58          Waiting to Arrive                 

                                          59          Field Book                                

Elaine Forrest             60         Radiator with Step Stool    

                                          61          Stack of Books                        

Laura Esckelson         62          Three Knots                             

                                          63          Underpass                               

Kristi Holdgrafer        64          Adult                                           



                 Judith H. Montgomery    103           What If Your Mother by Judith Arcana

Barbara Crooker         104       Surgeonfish by Ingrid Wendt

                                  Toni Van Deusen        106      Birds Flying Through by Deborah Narin-Wells

                 Sarah Seybold             107       Hurricane Sisters by Ginger Andrews

                Helen Ruggieri            109      Wherever I Wander by Judith Azrael



Sheila Golburgh Johnson       111        No Heaven by Alicia Suskin Ostriker

Adrianne Kalfopoulou              112             Five Terraces by Ann Fisher-Wirth

Penelope Scambly Schott       114           The Afflicted Girls by Nicole Cooley

                         Angela B. Wade          115     Letters to Virginia Woolf by Lisa Williams





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