Brief Moral History in Blue

Brief Moral History in Blue

by Beth Roberts
     
 

ISBN-10: 1930974078

ISBN-13: 9781930974074

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: New Issues Poetry & Prose, Western Michigan University


Poetry. "Beth Roberts' poems are en route and restless, glimpsing, as they do, what it is the century requires. Such glimpses take hard work with a steadying lens and the willingness to stop abruptly, to implicate oneself in the brief, severe clarity that a lens frames. Throughout her impressive first collection, Roberts' fights to keep the fine synaptical snap of…  See more details below

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Poetry. "Beth Roberts' poems are en route and restless, glimpsing, as they do, what it is the century requires. Such glimpses take hard work with a steadying lens and the willingness to stop abruptly, to implicate oneself in the brief, severe clarity that a lens frames. Throughout her impressive first collection, Roberts' fights to keep the fine synaptical snap of perception alive amidst the world's relentless desire for a long attenuating history" - Lia Purpura.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781930974074
Publisher:
New Issues Poetry & Prose, Western Michigan University
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
New Issues Press Poetry Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
54
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Horseshoe Crab5
Lives of Things6
In the Garden7
Nasturtium8
Tutti Frutti9
Keep House10
Cartoon11
Late Orpheus and Recent Eurydice12
The Orbit of Love13
A Little Suspicion14
Thelma and Louise Saving Privates15
The Zone at the End of Summer16
Close17
The Narrow Escape18
Mother19
Your Keep20
Burned House21
Something to Burn22
Blue Tick23
Crash Course25
Mise en Scene26
Mind Makeup27
Year's End28
Near Miss29
The Real Thing30
January31
Tangential North32
Round33
Raised Up34
Desire Right35
The Cutting Edge36
Moon over the Time 'n Space Drive-in37
Learning to Spell38
Give it Up39
Worth40
Could You Find it in Your Heart41
A Thing of Beauty42
Concentration43
First Map45
God's Country46
Instrumental47
Eli48
Scene, Not Heard49
True to Form50
Brief Moral History in Blue51
Loss Glossary (Abbrev.)52
Perfect Machine54

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