Evening Street Review, NUMBER 20, Spring 2019

Issue: Number 20, Spring 2019

Contents

BY THE FOUNDING EDITOR Occasional Notes:  A Revaluation of all Values 6

Neglected Help: Needing Freedom: Plath, Jeffers 168

Contributors: 170

Fiction

JULIE WAKEMAN-LINN A Rocket V-8 8

HOWARD R WOLF Second Time Around 17

MICHAEL FRYD Therapy 38

NAN LUNDEEN Margrethe’s Winter Coat 51

DAVID PLIMPTON Quasi-Tame Shrinking Felines vs.

Throwback Expanding Canines 61

SHAE M HALL Wash N Dry 74

RYAN M MOSER The Farmer’s Pond 97

JANICE E RODRÍGUEZ Best Served Cold 108

STEVEN SHEFFIELD COOKE Bait And Switch 136

NICOLE WALDNER Night Skies 163

Nonfiction

PAMELA CARTER A Bipolar Child 87

KIT-BACON GRESSITT Coconut Boy 121

TERRY SANVILLE Old Don Quixotes 156

Poetry

GANNON DANIELS My Mother’s Skin 12

 Flak 12

ELIZABETH WEIR Master Craft 14

 New Orleans Bronze 14

ALISON HICKS The IV Pole 15

LINDA FUCHS Pondering 16

RODGER LEGRAND Sleepwalking 29

NAOMI RUTH LOWINSKY To a Kinsman From  Before the Divide 30

JUDITH JANOO The Hay Barn 32

 Beaches of Normandy 33

 Sparks 34

 Take To The Streets, February 15, 2003 35

 Alphabet 35

HOWARD WINN Newspaper Obituary Page 37

EVE POWERS Uprising, 1956 44

 When Ella Died 45

 The Children are Singing 46

GEORGE LONGENECKER View from a Bay Window 48

 Everything Washes Away 49

GEORGE STALEY Walking 50

STEVE DENEHAN My Mother 56

 Tire Swing 57

STEVEN PELCMAN My Mother’s Cupboard 58

WILLIAM SWARTS Grave Words: My Epitaph 60

DAMON MCLAUGHLIN This Hawk Pair Destroyed Its Own Nest 68

LESLIE G COHEN Sixty-Four 70

M T JAMIESON The Big Guy Swept The Dust 72

 Analogue Cowboy, Outdoor Theater 73

BRIAN C FELDER Hard Knocks U 82

 Nap Time 82

 Partners in Crime 82

 The Dream Lives Yet 83

CAMERON MORSE Poem Written During a Funeral Service 85

 Purgatory 85

JOHN T HITCHNER Snow Upon Green 90

DOUGLAS COLLURA Inspiring the Troops 93

JAMI MILLER Relapse 94

 79 94

 Locked Up 95

JEFFREY ALFIER The Corner of Monmouth  and Broad Streets 101

 Summer Landscape: Gildford, Montana 101

 Second Story 102

VICTORIA ANDERSON Spottings 104

JOAN PRESLEY Girls Gone Sober, Mondays @ Noon 105

 The Whole Foods Equation 106

MARGUERITE GUZMAN BOUVARD The Light Inside and Outside 115

LAURA FALSETTI Let’s Assume This Doesn’t Work Out 116

RHEMA SAYERS Transient Magic 118

RONALD MORAN On a night two months ago 120

MATTHEW LANDRUM At the Kalahari Resort 124

RICHARD N BENTLEY Inland 125

RICHARD LUFTIG How Autumn Prevails 126

PATRICK THERON ERICKSON The 1968 Mexico City Olympics  A Retrospective 128

 Collateral Damage 129

MATTHEW MENDOZA Short Path To Ecstasy 131

STEPHEN R ROBERTS Senior Citizen Résumé 132

 Nature with Mud Hens 132

PHILIP ST. CLAIR Astral Cigarettes 134

MICHAEL CERAOLO Free Speech Canto XXXIII 142

 Free Speech Canto XXXIV 143

 Free Speech Canto XXXV 145

MEREDITH HOLMES What is Zen? 148

 Mixed Emotions 148

 Election Journal November 9, 2016 149

SUELLEN WEDMORE Caravan 150

MITCHELL UNTCH Immigration 152

 Encounter 153

 Twin 154

RICHARD WIDERKEHR Luck and Sorrow, She Said 159

RUSS ALLISON LOAR I Knew a Young Man 161

 Legions 161

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