Daytime and Starlight: Poems

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780807121504
  • Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
  • Publication date: 5/1/1997
  • Pages: 64
  • Product dimensions: 5.54 (w) x 9.03 (h) x 0.24 (d)

Meet the Author

James Applewhite has published seven previous volumes of poetry, most recently A History of the River. Among his numerous honors are the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters' Jean Stein Award in Poetry, the Roanoke-Chowan Poetry Award, the North Carolina Award in Literature, and election into the Fellowship of Southern Writers. He is professor of English at Duke University.

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Table of Contents

My Grandparents Never Watched Star Trek 3
Jamestown 4
Reading Tarzan in Eastern Carolina 6
The Absence of New Graves in Fields 7
Father and Son 8
Inheriting the Homeplace 9
The Day 11
The Mortal Father 12
A Voice at the River Park 13
Botanical Garden: The Coastal Plains 15
A Run with the Double River 16
Dancing with My Cousin 19
Wings 21
In the Capitoline Museum 23
Replacements, Ltd. 25
The River-Radio: Women's Voices 26
Civilian Spotter Station 27
Postwar Days 28
Remembering Home Movies on Water 29
The Long Silence 30
University Library Revisited 32
Coming Home to the Villa Aurelia 33
On Winslow Homer's Weaning the Calf 35
A Distant Father 37
Autumnal Equinox 41
Letter to My Wife, from Minnesota 42
Circling the Time Line 44
Wrightsville, Thinking of Wordsworth 47
View from the Shore 48
Sailing the Inlet 49
From Here to Eternity 51
A Late Sun 52
A Tapestry in the Palazzo Pamphili 53
Descending in St. Clement's 54
Daytime and Starlight 56
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