Biting My Tongue

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Powerful, dramatic, fiercely disturbing poems...Astley's world is one created out of a profound sense of incongruence between the act of language and the act of love--Anne Stevenson. Astley challenges fact and fiction, subverting assumptions of biography and truth, gender and sexuality, change and transformation.
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Overview

Powerful, dramatic, fiercely disturbing poems...Astley's world is one created out of a profound sense of incongruence between the act of language and the act of love--Anne Stevenson. Astley challenges fact and fiction, subverting assumptions of biography and truth, gender and sexuality, change and transformation.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781852243364
  • Publisher: Bloodaxe Books
  • Publication date: 6/17/1996
  • Pages: 80
  • Product dimensions: 5.38 (w) x 8.39 (h) x 0.22 (d)

Table of Contents

Apocryphal 9
Clearing the Grounds 11
The Hound of the Baskervilles 12
Manhunt 13
Jasmina's House 14
The Volcano 16
The Road 18
Goodbye to All That 20
The Smallest Hair 22
The Big Sea 23
Wasted 24
The Miners' Wives Picket the Beardmore Glacier 28
East of Easter 32
Blackened Blues 34
The Fist 35
Biting His Hand 38
For Want of a Nail 40
The Robber's Tale 42
John the Baptist at Ephesus 43
The Bollocks of King Henry VIII 44
Paul Hill Is Doing Bird 45
The Trojan War 46
Bird Woman 47
Jehanne la Pucelle 48
The Rock Child 49
The Magdalen Home Laundry 50
I Am Not Joanne Hayes 52
The Dressing Station 57
'The Desire To Be a Man' 58
Night Work 59
Biting My Tongue 61
Double Act 63
Biting Her Tongue 66
Electricity 67
The Dark Nights 68
That Kiss 70
From a Previous Life 71
A Single Tear 72
The North Country 73
Homecoming 74
Sweetheart Abbey 75
The Colour Bled 76
White 77
My Demon Lovers 79
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