Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review
No. 47, Winter 2021/2022
It was another busy and unpredictable year at HSPR. Covid carried on. The issue dragged itself across the turn of the year and into spring. In ways, it was fitting, as it felt like 2021 would never end, and so, the magazine itself refused even to come out and round out the year. But it is finally here and, at least, the other consistent thing is the excellent work we have for you this year. From Marianne Boruch's strange travelogue to Shane McCrae's reworking of the story of Helen of Troy to an interstellar dialogue between Terri Witek and Amaranth Borsuk, the journal is full of unforgettable poems--unforgettable, we hope, in the opposite way that the past few years will also turn out to have been unforgettable....