Aguascalientes, 1919
by Shuly Cawood

Who remembers her now with her polka-dotted dress, without sleeves, without any reason why she couldn’t say no when you asked to drive her home from the dance? You didn’t even like to dance but there were so many other reasons to go: the softened, wooden floor gave just enough, the music swelled and slowed, and … Continue reading Aguascalientes, 1919
by Shuly Cawood

Shuly Cawood

Shuly Cawood is the author of the memoir, The Going and Goodbye (Platypus Press, 2017). Her creative writing has been published in places such as The Rumpus, Zone 3, San Pedro River Review, Prime Number Magazine, and The Louisville Review. She received the 2014 Betty Gabehart Prize, and her website and blog can be found at

CPR Volume 19-2

July, 2017 T A B L E of C O N T E N T S POEMS Jeanne Obbard, Nurse Log Lana Spendl, On the Balcony Gerry LaFemina, Conjecture Shuly Cawood, Aguascalientes, 1919 Clare Louise Harmon, Sunny Ithaca John Sibley Williams, Spectacle Susan Okie, On Lake Victoria Robert Fillman, Lion Dream Emily Jaeger, The Body … Continue reading CPR Volume 19-2