Rappahannock Review | Issue 1.3
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Issue 1.3

A note from the Editor: Tonto Duncan


Blessings by Steven Stam
“They had seemed nice enough…”

Heartbox by Kim Henderson
“Right when I’d got the hang of life, when I had a meaningful job and a semi-permanent man and a nice swing to my gait…”


Ghosts in the Womb by C.A. Schaefer
“The first thing we see is a shadowy approximation of a womb…”

The House by Gail Peck
“In the house I never had there are many windows…”

The History (Legend) of Cold Mountain (the poet) by Sean Prentiss
“Cold Mountain exists…”

Rafting Off the Grid by Neil Mathison
“Tomorrow my wife Susan and I begin rafting the Grand Canyon…”

A Hill of Beans by Caridad Moro
“Short on praise but long on perfection, Abuela Vicenta was never one for overt shows of affection…”

WIND: a fugue by Chelsea Biondolillo
“Outside, the wind blows a sustained note that sounds at once raw and manufactured…”


You can touch me by Beau Boudreaux
“if you want…”

Hydrangeas by Katherine Faigen
“We took back roads on bikes…”

De Soto National Memorial Park by Jose Araguz
“The men show the children arrows, how to shoot…”

Kranjska Gora, Slovenia by Andrea Jurjevic O’Rourke
“A fence angled like a broken jaw…”

Divorce by Andrea Jurjevic O’Rourke
“We never had no sun…”

Ode to a Tyrant by Joshua Marie Wilkinson
“He kept repeating…”

Doing the Dishes Before Leaving to Have an Abortion by Donnarkevic
“No sense in leaving a mess of things…”

But Who Thinks of the Skunk by Jeremy Allan Hawkins
“hamburger stands can still be found on certain county roads…”

The Number of Times One Crosses Oneself by Caleb Agnew
“The number of times one crosses oneself…”

A Love Poem about an Exploding Cow by Denton Loving
“In the middle of night I wake…”

A Photograph of My Brother, Five Years Old, Jumping into the Pool by Maggie Blake
“Arms out, you twist in your leap…”

The Last by Kenneth Pobo
“asters shone blue flashlights deep…”

Cento for the Last House on Holland Island, Fallen into the Bay by Sarah Ann Winn
“Memory has finally found what it was after…”

The Salvers by Jeremy Allan Hawkins
“when the sky is steel wool but the sea sits flat & dull as a skillet…”