"Emergency Haying," "Ray," by Hayden Carruth. From Collected Shorter Poems (l946-l99l). Copper Canyon Press. Copyright l992 by Hayden Carruth.
"Simple Wishes," "Death Is a Lady," by Steve Mason. From Warrior For Peace. (A Touchstone book published by Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Copyright l988 by Steve Mason.
"After the Reading of the Names," by Steve Mason, from Johnny's Song. (A Touchstone book published by Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Copyright l986 by Steve Mason.
"Anthem," by Antler. Published in The Sun, l992; reprinted by Beginner's Mind Press, l994. Copyright by Antler.
"The Kiss Takes Confession," "Lynx Light," by Tess Gallagher. From Portable Kisses Expanded. Capra Press. Copyright l994 by Tess Gallagher.
"On the Hospitalization of My Daughter For Diabetes," by Lynne Savitt. From Lust in 28 Flavors. Second Coming Press. Copyright l979 by Lynne Savitt. "Staying Friends," by Lynne Savitt. From Sleeping Retrospect of Desire. Konocti Books. Copyright l993 by Lynne Savitt.