Issue 15

Issue 15 Abilities and Disabilities

Abilities and Disabilities: The Range of Human Function


Plazoleta by Eric Stener Carlson
Chromosome Four by Chris Drew
Pounding Basil by Katy Giebenbaum
The Girl with the Mechanical Leg by Loreen Niewenbuis
Your Wife’s Friend by Paola Peroni
Your Quiet Affair by Christine Caya
Bad Acts by Martha Cooley
The Ladies’ Table by Louise Farmer Smith
A Brief Disclaimer To Whom It May Concern On The Chapter You Are About To Read by Simon Eskow
Evacuation Instructions by Elliott Holt
On the Watch for the Unreal by Ian G. Dorward
Symptoms by Louise Aronson


Cripple’s Kid by David Milofsky
Tethered to the Body by Jane Kokernak
Breaking Point by M. Eileen Cronin
Hal-9000, Bach, and the Personal Physics of Going Deaf by Laura Hope-Gill
The Rudeness by Rick Kempa
That Which Remains by Kathleen Fortin
Pernicious Anemia by Willa Elizabeth Schmidt


My Friend Paul Says by Dominika Bednarska
Reunion by Susan Sindall
The White Hospital by Jan Steckel
In a Greenhouse by David Wagoner
Galaxy Formation by Alan Shapiro
The Head is a Canvas by Dana Koster
Hemiplegia by Ona Gritz
Guinea Pig by Sally Bliumis-Dunn
The Sleepy Beauties of Sound by Jane O. Wayne
Blind Choreography by Susan Buis
Almost Dancing by Paul Hostovsky
Slow, Boat by Andrea Cohen
Learning New Words by Hal Sirowitz
The Speed of Mice by Hal Sirowitz
Fix Me Fine by Idious Buguise
Monodrama by Rachel Hadas
Speech by Laurie Klein
Looking out the Window of Dunkin’ Donuts,
Contemplating McLean Hospital’s Research by Jessica Harman
The Afterlife by Theresa Burns
Gathering Maple by Nora Delaney
Where God Must Sleep by Patrick Carrington


Foreword by Danielle Ofri
Book Review: Poets on Prozac, reviewed by Roxanna Font
Reading Guide
Cover Note