Kenyon Review logo

Lee Harlin Bahan

Lee Harlin Bahan is a poet and translator with a Master of Fine Arts from Indiana University of Bloomington. Notes to Sing was published in 2016 by Finishing Line Press. Her chapbook Migration Solo won the first Indiana Poetry Chapbook Contest and was published in 1989 by the Writers’ Center Press of Indianapolis.

Poetry

Spring 1991

Drilling the Troops

By Lee Harlin Bahan

        General Steuben remarked disgustedly that bayonets        were chiefly used as skewers to broil meat.           JOHN B. B. TRUSSELL, JR., Epic on the Schuylkill “. . . . in Himmel. Ass mit […]

Poetry

Spring 1991

Hope

By Lee Harlin Bahan

              . . .is the thing with feathers—                     DICKINSON Too much torque on a wing, and the branchesof the box elder, honeysuckle vines, disappear. Each smack, when panic bouncesthe bird off concrete […]