Green Hills Literary Lantern

GHLL XXVI (2015)


Mothball Fleet, Jamaica Queens. ©2015 DRO Photography

The Green Hills Literary Lantern, Volume 26, Copyright ©2015 by Truman State University


Joe Benevento Dedication
Adam Brooke Davis Preface to Volume XXVI


Victoria Melekian Normal

Once I Was Young and Obedient
Mary Soon Lee Ovation

A Reader's Primer

Eating Under the Sky
Claudia Putnam End Times
David Lawrence I am a Tripod
Cameron Barnett Firefly
Kevin Casey Cleaning Out the Cultch Drawer
Cathy Porter Until Further Notice

Clifford Paul Fetters August Poetry
Heather Angier Compost
Greg Moglia Elvis at the Dunkin Donuts
Mike Faran Shotgun
Mark Belair Mounds
Elizabeth Howard One Woman Show
Fred Yannantuono Triple Virgin

High Finance
Larry D. Thomas Even the Roses Are Ill
Rebecca Foust How to Live, Reprise
Dian Duchin Reed The Body Politic

Absent Fathers
David Wright Gertrude Stein's and Walt Whitman's Wild Night of Love
Janice Ball Dinner in Bed
Mary Louise Hotlen Leavings
Lisa Meserole Red-shouldered Hawk
Lee Slonimsky Carbon Molecule Testimony

The Noble Savage
Yvonne Higgins Leach Why I Am Complete
James Valvis Shooting the M16 Rifle at the Range

The Evil of Banality
James Norcliffe There are times I feel like the egg
Joey Nicoletti 1980 Future Stars
Andrew Vogel Good Land


Richard Herring Opening Day
Lawrence F. Farrar Sightings
Margaret Hermes Dedicated
Walter Cummins Kaiser-Frazer
Andrew Jameson King Mackerel
Evelyn Somers The Ages and Books of Dead Explorers
Stephen Lewis The King Knew Her Not
Larry E. Graham The Typewriter Downstairs
MaryEllen Beveridge One Eye on the Fire
Robert Kerbeck Sex, Rugs and Rock and Roll
Karl Harshbarger Dead Man's Curve

The Toy Store
Gary Fincke Pentecost
Dennis Vannatta Great Jack Stout
Amy Stein Vitamin A


Herb Jordan A Seat at The Window
Alan Linton Supper
Iwona Partyka Morphine




Shawn Bodden Steven Wingate's Thirty-One Octets

James B. Nicola's Manhattan Plaza
Joe Benevento Rebecca Foust's Paradise Drive

Jason Tandon's Quality of Life
Adam Brooke Davis Joe Benevento's Saving St. Teresa

Catherine Bell's Rush of Shadows


Jack Smith Karl Harshbarger

Mark Wisniewski