The Barefoot Muse

A Journal of Formal & Metrical Verse

Table Of Contents

Art by Heather Brady Copyright 2008



Three Sexual Poems
by Marcus Valerius Martialis
   Joseph S. Salemi

Metrical Variation in the Double Dactyl Stanza    Jan D. Hodge


Chapbooks to Note    Anna Evans


Featured Poet    Ray Pospisil

Suicide Town    Quincy Lehr

Dante Saved from Hell    Dan Gunter

Bodhi Day    Rick Mullin

Kristian Schreiner, Lying Down    John Thomas Clark

The Globe    Catherine Carter

The Carpenter Brings Lily Home (1924)    Nicolette Bethel

Self-Portrait, Age Ten    Susan McLean

Gold Star    Myles Gordon

Joy Ride    Catherine Chandler

Misfire    Kathryn Jacobs

Flight    Maryann Corbett

At the Funeral    Lesley Doyle

Menopausal Pantoum    Elizabeth Twiddy

Summer Ice    Penny Harter

Burned Out    Christopher Hanson

Consumption    Stephen Power

You Know What You Could Do for Me?    Deborah Kreuze

Shereen's Ghazal    David Landrum

The Designer of Games    David Nourse

After Reading the Latter Half of the Fourth Edition
of the Norton Anthology of Poetry
   C.E. Chaffin

The Grimm Girls at 45    Marybeth Rua-Larsen

Sighs of a Senior Cit    Stephen Baily

Hamlet's Blues    Joel Solonche

Two Poems    Chris O'Carroll

World Poetry

Musique (after Rimbaud)    Mike Alexander

Ballad (by Dan Andersson)    Janice D. Soderling

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