Acknowledgements

The following poetry first appeared in these publications:

01.13.10: “Willy Bosket” and “Two Hotel Songs,” both by Gary Beck, previously appeared in
Civilized Ways

01.15.10: "Night Swimmer" first appeared in The Hiss Quarterly Vol. 5, Issue 3, August 2008; "Little One" first appeared in Slurve Magazine #2, January 2008. Both poems are by Kristine Ong Muslim.

01.31.10: "For Bird" by Subhankar Das first appeared in Graffiti Kolkata.

02.11.10: "Mingle" by Donal Mahoney first appeared in The Miscellany: A Davidson Review Vol. 7 No. 1 Winter 1972

02.20.10: "Endgame" and "Just Once" by John Stazinni first appeared in his book, After the Bell.

03.25.10: "N.E.W.S." first appeared in The Quarterly Literary Review of Singapore."Word Collage" first appeared in Literary Review of Canada. Both poems by Changming Yaun.

04.25.10: "Soundly Drubbed" by Matthew Stranach first appeared in his book, ...Mutiny! from Atlantic Flash Publishing in 2003.

05.16.10: "Transgressions" and "Corners of Reason" first appeared at Poemopia and are written by Saberi Roy.

06.18.10: "The Blue of Every Flame" by Ryan Quinn Flanagan first appeared in the Fall 2009 issue of Rose and Thorn Journal.

10.17.10: "The End of Something" by Lewis Humprhies first appeared in The Artillery of Words.

02.04.11: "War" by Heather Lenz first appeared in Dance to Death.

04.06.11: "Sweet Basil" first published in Blue Earth Review, ’09, and "Il Connoisseur Sanguinante" first published in The Spoon River Poetry Review, ’07, were both written by Matt Dennison.

06.27.11: "Dust Motes of the Universe" first appeared in the chapbook Desolation 2 A.M. (2010), by James H. Duncan.

07.13.11: James Piatt's "Should Anyone Worry?" first appeared in Autumn Leaves in April, 2010.

08.07.11 - Drea Kato's "Toxemia" first appeared in The Blue Jew Yorker in the year 2011.

08.20.11 - "Re-Awakened" by Michael Aaron Casares appears first in his book, This Reality of Man (Lizard's Tale Press).

09.01.11 - Changming Yuan's "Worldy Affairs (4): A Zeugma Sketch of Uncle Sam was first published in the Copperfield Review.

01.25.12 - "The Innocent" written by Hal O'Leary, first appeared in InkBlot. O'Leary's "War is Hell" first appeared in Sick of 'Em.

03.09.12 - "Poem For Myself" first appeared in my chapbook For A Dream Ended (Kendra Steiner Editions) August 2010.

07.13.12 - "Perdix Tells the Tale" was originally published in A Matter of Mind (Foothills Publishing, 2004) by Joseph Saling.

02.24.13 - "No Words" by Sy Roth was first published in Dead Snakes Nov. 29, 2012.

03.02.13 - "Steam Baths," previously published by Pandora’s Collective (2007)
and "Nothing," previously published by Red Berry Review (2009), were both written by Mark Leci.


03.23.13 - "Penis People" originally appeared in Tree Killer Ink in 2012, and "Circus Flaminius" originally appeared in Hobo Camp Review; April 1, 2012. Both poems are written by Wanda Morrow Clevenger. 

05.11.13 - James Shrader's "When She Comes" originally appeared in Awosting Alchemy, September 2011. 


08.29.14 - "Dangerous Truth" by Abigail Wyatt previously appeared in Poetry24, summer 2013.

09.11.14 - "Evening on Chinkapin Street" originally appeared in Poetic Space, Spring 1987 as "Talking."

12.8.14 - "Pee Hate" by Timothy Pilgrim first appeared in Bat Terrier in 2012.

05.27.15 - A version of "Common Church Poem" by Michael Lee Johnson last appeared in Blind Vigil Revue on  Feb. 26, 2014.

07.23.15 - Raymond Keen's poem, "In the Caked Meat of Our Circumstance" was originally published in Scythe #8, Winter 2012.