Volume 6: 2006

Volume 6, Spring 2006

Dogwood 2006 is dedicated to Rev. Jeffrey P. von Arx, S.J., President of Fairfield University, and stalwart supporter of the arts. This issue contains poetry through which the reader experiences weather and wind, ponders ancient mysteries of pre-history, and keeps step with professional dancers. The fiction ranges from an exploration of sexual discovery, to a journey of adolescence in the modern South. Jeffrey Mongrain is the featured artist.

Editors

Kim Bridgford

Michael C. White

Contest Judges

Robert Pinsky

Clint McCown

2006 Dogwood Award Winners

Poetry

1st Prize: “Plate for the Sixth Anatomical Table of the Muscles, Fascias, Ligaments, Nerves, Arteries, Veins, Glands, and Cartilages of a Horse, Viewed in Front, Explained” by Vanessa Haley

Fiction

1st Prize: “How to Kill a Wild Boar” by Laura Otto

Contents

POETRY

“Plate for the Sixth Anatomical Table of the Muscles, Fascias, Ligaments, Nerves, Arteries, Veins, Glands, and Cartilages of a Horse, Viewed in Front, Explained” by Vanessa Haley

“Emily Dickinson’s White Dress” by Laurie Newendorp

“Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose” by Lorna Knowles Blake

“Alma Karmina” by Lyn Lifshin

“The Highwayman’s Wife” by Lynnell Edwards

“Shimmering Cottonwoods” and “The Day It Rained Newspapers” by David Meeker

“Death works for a waste management system” by Joanne Lowery

“Satellite Dish” by  J.D. Schraffenberger

“Canning Tomatoes” by Gary J. Whitehead

“You Never Killed a Man” and “Allergies” by Ashely Seitz Kramer

“The Other Place” by Ronda Broatch

“More Than Mountains” by Charles Douthat

“Book of Kells” by Tanuja Mehrotra

“Inflorescence” and “Yellow Jacket” by Judith H. Montgomery

“Disproportion” by Len Krisak

“Footnote” by Joyce Sutphen

“Promises” by Toni Thomas

“Pinedale, Wyoming” by Michelle Bitting

“Grown Up” by Charles Atkinson

“In the Cardiologist’s Office” by Nancy Richardson

“The Thirties” by Judith Hemschemeyer

“Old Coat” by Michele Ruby

” Once Marked” by Janell Moon

“East Wind, Rain” by Robert W. Crawford

“On the Day of Her Diagnosis” by Barbara Crooker

“Where Her Mother Had Placed It” by Eleanor Berry

“Antjau, c. 715-525 B.C.” by Andrea O’Brien

“Helen Sears” by Jean L. Kreiling

“What the Black Cat Is Not” by Cathryn Essinger

“flamenco dancer” by Naomu Ruth Lowinsky

FICTION

” How to Kill a Wild Boar” by Laura Otto

“University Club” by Dan Pope

“Still Life with Dead Bird” by Matt Debenham

“The Box” by Christopher Daly

“Rainbow” by Jennifer Pashley

“Fellatio” by Christopher T. Leland

 

 

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