Body of the World / Edition 1

Body of the World / Edition 1

by Sam Taylor
     
 


Powerful debut by poet who splits time teaching at UNM-Taos and caretaking snowbound wilderness refuge.See more details below

Overview


Powerful debut by poet who splits time teaching at UNM-Taos and caretaking snowbound wilderness refuge.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781931337267
Publisher:
Copper Canyon Press
Publication date:
09/01/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author


A graduate of Swarthmore College and former Michener Fellow in the MFA Program at University of Texas, his poems have appeared in numerous publications, and received the Florida Review Editor's Poetry 2002 Poetry Prize. He splits his time teaching at UNM-Taos and caretaking for a snowbound wilderness refuge.

Table of Contents

Surfacing1
Arc2
Realism : a landscape of the body4
Wedding song6
The lost world8
John 3:1610
Hologram12
Anonymous13
Accident17
The shore20
Matinee22
Sonnet in A minor25
Sunday morning26
Here in the mountains29
For love30
After Charon : a late aubade31
Background33
Human geography36
Brief, accidental orchestras40
Original sin42
Postscript47
The gospel of J48
Waking with Chloe51
Basics (I/400th shutter speed)53
The undressing room55
Next59
Shifting ambiguities of soil61
Rain69
Walking70
Coda : for whom the bell tolls72
Source73
Notes to organic knowing75

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