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The Kenyon Review Summer 2014

Volume XXXVI | Number 3

Selections from our latest issue available now:

Poems by Allison Hutchcraft and John Kinsella
An excerpt from a story by Adam Peterson,
and an excerpt from David Baker‘s essay “Thresholds” from “A Symposium on Emily Dickinson”

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Works of fiction, poetry, essays, and more, exclusively online.

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Rising, Opening, Encompassing

By Daniel Corrie

The universe is the only text without a context.
—Thomas Berry

Through different trees, wind becomes different sounds.
The pines become the wind’s sound, here. I hear it.

Again the creek leads me along its seam, from my name.
Its artery opens out from trees, to a heart of water.

No identity will be time-honored. It will be time.
I feel mine. It is blood-honored. It is change-honored.

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Charley, Bayou

By Meghan Tear Plummer

You are waiting in the woods, and I am coming to find you. You told me not to follow, but I know by now that actually means, “Come as quickly as you can.”

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Allison Hutchcraft

Allison Hutchcraft’s poems have appeared in American Letters & Commentary, Barrow Street, the Beloit Poetry Journal, Crazyhorse, Cincinnati Review, and elsewhere. She teaches creative writing at the University of North Carolina–Charlotte. Her poem “Oh Dodo, You Can’t,” can be found…

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August 2014

Why We Chose It by nonfiction editor Geeta Kothari, a new KR Credo by Alan Heathcock, and more!

July 2014

Why We Chose It, a day in the life of the Young Writers workshop, and more!

June 2014

Check out summer reading recommendations from our editors and staff. Wishing you happy reading this summer!

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