Spring 2011

Edited by BLAS FALCONER | BARRY KITTERMAN | AMY WRIGHT



​Poetry

Sonnet Granadas

for Bill Evans

Jadyn DeWald


Six chords, then silence, then the world                      
  Was made. Just like my heart in its feeble                            
Birdcage. It was autumn. I listened with                  
  Eyes closed. Light strobing among leaves,

The phonograph crackling and popping
  As if your Trio with Symphony Orchestra 
Was burning, Bill, right in the fireplace.
 
  Stone angel, little deep-thinking statuette—  
I was the dragonfly lighted in your hair,
  I was the moss around your demure ankle.    
 
A huddle of grass shivering as if afraid.
  Tell me, Bill: How did you do all of that?
How’d you make the yellow leaves fall,
  The pond, in slow motion, ripple inward?




Back to the Issue Catalog


Related Selections

Interview

An Interview with Lia Purpura

Amy Wright for Zone 3: Do you follow any advice columnists? Lia Purpura: Very funny and weirdly pertinent question! I used to follow Dear Abby fanatically. In fact, my grandmother would send me huge

continue reading >

Interview​

An Interview with Tan Lin

Amy Wright for Zone 3: What do you hope for this interview? Tan Lin: The absence of anything new. And Chinese Take Out 2 nights a week.

continue reading >

Interview

An Interview with J.C. Hallman

Amy Wright for Zone 3: In your essay, “The Disciplined Soul,” you say that “what’s at stake in the writing life is more than just chat.” Like what? J.C. Hallman: I’m currently pretty deeply immersed

continue reading >