Paul Barolsky: “The Ultimate Paradox of Vasari’s” Lives and “Ut Pictura Poesis et Ut Pictura Non Poesis’ by Paul Barolsky. Copyright © 2014 Paul Barolsky. Reprinted by permission of the author.

Jonathan Bate: “What Are Poets For?” from The Song of The Earth by Jonathan Bate. Copyright © 2000 Jonathan Bate. Reprinted by permission of the author.

Tada Chimako: “After Half a Century” from Forest of Eyes: Selected Poems of Tada Chimako. Trans. Jeffrey Angles. Copyright © 2010 University of California Press. Reprinted by permission of the translator.

Laura Dunn: “You by the stove...” by Laura Dunn. Copyright © 2015 Laura Dunn. Reprinted by permission of the author.

Marcella Durand: “I have a small group of friends...,” “Ahead of sun, moon...,” “Two languages to describe sand...,” “A weather forecast of colors...,” “Light and noise echo...” by Marcella Durand. Copyright © 2015 Marcella Durand. Reprinted by permission of the author.

Ronald Dzerigian: “The Tin Woodsman” by Ronald Dzerigian. Copyright © 2015 Ronald Dzerigian. Reprinted by permission of the author.

Bruno Latour: “Why Has Critique Run Out of Steam? From Matters of Fact to Matters of Concern.’ Copyright Copyright © 2004 by Bruno Latour. First published in Critical Inquiry. Reprinted by permission of the author.

Ann Lauterbach: “Under the Sign’, from UNDER THE SIGN by Ann Lauterbach, Copyright Copyright © 2013 by Ann Lauterbach. Used by permission of Penguin, a division of Penguin Group (USA) LLC.

Meg Matich: “Cantilevered Star” by Meg Matich. Copyright © 2015 Meg Matich. Reprinted by permission of the author.

Andrew Nance: “The Church Without Bells” by Andrew Nance. Copyright © 2015 Andrew Nance. Reprinted by permission of the author.

Sarah Schweig: “Theory of Ash,” “Pilgrim’s Progress,” by Sarah Schweig. Copyright © 2015 Sarah Schweig. Reprinted by permission of the author.

Andrew Seguin: “Last Visit to Chalon” by Andrew Seguin. Copyright © 2015 Andrew Seguin. Reprinted by permission of the author.

Gustaf Sobin: “Tracing a Thirst,” “Transcript,” “Vendange,” “Second Ode: Pastorale,” “Fifth Ode: Potentia,” “Genesis” from Collected Poems (Talisman House, 2010), edited by Edward Foster, Andrew Joron, Esther Sobin, and Andrew Zawacki. Reprinted here with permission of the publisher and estate.

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