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Voices de la Luna, Volume 7, Number 4

Editor’s Note, James R. Adair Cover Page Art, Lauren Browning

Featured Poet

Hermes Leaves His Winged Shoes – Through Broken Shards of Earth, Margaret Randall As If the Empty Chair / Como si la silla vacía – Where the Human Spirit Cannot Breathe, Margaret Randall

Featured Interview

Questions for Octavio Quintanilla, Gerard Robledo

Collaboration in Literature & the Arts

Creative Writing Reading Series Utopia Means No Place, Susannah Hollister

Book Reviews

Across A Hundred Mountains (Reyna Grande), B. B. Saidi The Marchers: A Novel (Mo H Saidi), James R. Adair The Quiet Born from Talk: Festschrift for Wendy Barker (Catherine Kasper, ed.), James R. Adair Pathways to Ancient Shelter: A Sojourn in Langtry, Texas (Mary Locke Crofts), Lou Taylor

Art & Culture in the City

McNay Art Museum The Witte Museum Protest as an Art Form

Youth Poems

The Boy Met a Girl, Elizabeth San Miguel Lamed Vovnick, Kathleen Kinlin Night: A Prose Poem, Henry Constantino He Called It Love, Mei-Li Jew A Place for Everything, Darian Miera

Select Poems

Cut and Paste, Jim LaVilla-Havelin Happiness, Nadia Gerassimenko Bruised, Loretta Walker Down You Go, John Grey Cheshire, Walter Bargen Untitled, Ruth Friedberg dead man’s hand, Michelle Hartman Unclasping Alice, Charlotte Renk Interlocking, Eloisa Perez Lozano Solitude, Lewis Carroll Honeycakes, She Calls Me …, Judith Toler How I Love You in This House Today, Chris Yan Chupacabra at the Statue of Liberty, Clarence Wolfshohl Campari, Elina Petrova Never Give All the Heart, W. B. Yeats The Mad Gardener’s Song, Lewis Carroll Between Her Thoughts, Nina Knueven I-Write, Alonzo McKee Leaving CPS, Tara L. Carnes San Antonio Sunset: A Combo Poem, Voices Barnes & Noble Workshop Poets The Stolen Child, W. B. Yeats Ocean Tao, Chris Yan Jabberwocky, Lewis Carroll Men Improve with the Years, W. B. Yeats

International Poems

Solneto / Sunnet, Urayoán Noel Herbstliche Bahnfahrt durch die Mark Brandenburg, Hejo Müller (Autumn Trainride through Mark Brandenburg, trans. James Brandenburg) Tristezas, Salomé Ureña de Henríquez (Sorrows, trans. Gerard Robledo)

Editors’ Poems

Residue, Joan Strauch Seifert San Miguel Sketches, James R. Adair A Court Date in March, Carol Coffee Reposa

Poetry Therapy

Without, Catherine-Grace Patrick Because It Is There, Joyce Collins Poem, Victoria Conerly Mind and Body, Josh Divin Untitled, Oshanda Collins Made With Dad, Vivian Kearney Life’s Banners, Milo Kearney

Art Therapy

Once Upon a Time, Frances Rosales Ford Take a Moment, Richelle Vasquez Guides and Blessings for Creative Work, Maripat Munley This Powerful Thing, Tara Layer Love’s Worth, Maria Santin

Poetry & Dreams

Maya Indians, James Brandenburg Immigrant Child, James Brandenburg

News & Notes

April Hill Country Roadways, Mo H Saidi The Fate of the Dodo 800th Anniversary of the Magna Carta Juan Felipe Herrera Appointed U.S. Poet Laureate Carmen Tafolla Selected Texas Poet Laureate Nobel Laureate Günter Grass, 1927-2015 Can Listening to Beethoven Lower Blood Pressure? High School Teacher Fired for Reading Ginsberg to Senior AP English Class


Lewis Carroll and a Child’s Imagination, Dani Adair-Stirling Welsh Town Celebrates Alice Southeast Alaska — May 2015, Lou Taylor

Short Fiction

When the Dust Settles, Katherine Mansfield Symphony Art, Sarah Martinez Laurel, Kiana Noelle Johnson The Princess and the Puma, O. Henry

Serialized Novel

The Marchers, Chapter Twenty-Six, Mo H Saidi

San Antonio Small Presses

Wings Press Pecan Grove Press Word Design Studio

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