The Dig and Hotel Fiesta / Edition 1

The Dig and Hotel Fiesta / Edition 1

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by Lynn Emanuel

ISBN-10: 0252064208

ISBN-13: 9780252064203

Pub. Date: 10/28/1994

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

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University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
Illinois Poetry Series
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Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue: The Politics of Narrative - Why I Am a Poet
Stone Soup5
The Planet Krypton6
Blonde Bombshell9
One Summer Hurricane Lynn Spawns Tornadoes as Far West as Ely10
The Night Man at the Blue Lite11
Outside Room Six12
Dreaming of Rio at Sixteen13
For Me at Sunday Sermons, the Serpent14
This Is the Truth19
Domestic Violence20
What the Keyhole Was21
Drawing Rosie's Train Trip24
The Idol25
What Grieving Was27
What Ely Was28
A Red Kimono29
The Past33
Bella Roma35
Who Is She Kidding37
Self-Portrait at Eighteen39
We, the Poets of America40
On Waking after Dreaming of Raoul45
The Technology of Love47
A Poem Like an Automobile Can Take You Anywhere50
Inspiration, Two57
Spite - Homage to Sylvia Plath59
Big Black Car60
The Out-of-Body Experience61
What Dying Was Like63
What Did You Expect?64
The Poet in Heaven65
What Heaven Is66
Homage to Dickinson68
The Dig69
Coda (in the Form of Notes)70
Frying Trout while Drunk79
The Sleeping80
Of Your Father's Indiscretions and the Train to California81
The Dig82
I Dream I Love You under the Pine, under the Poplar83
Berlin Interior with Jews, 193985
When Father Decided He Did Not Love Her Anymore86
Grandmother Zoltana, Tunisia, Early '50s - Two Photographs -Before Her Death and at the Funeral88
Ordinary Objects89
Dream about the Old Mosaic Found in a Syrian Orchard91
The Photograph of My Father at an Early Exhibit of Arshile Gorky92
The Photograph of Ramona Posing while Father Sketches Her in Charcoal93
The Artists96
Of My Father before the War98
After Your Letter of Elegant Good-bye103
You Tell Me104
She Is Six108
Discovering the Photograph of Lloyd, Earl, and Priscilla109
Inventing Father in Las Vegas110
Elegy Written in the Vowels of Her Name111
Enormous Leisure112
At the Magritte Exhibition113
Looking for the Old Rosebud Cemetery114
What I Know about the End of the Second World War115
On Returning to Carthage to Excavate an Ancient Sacrificial Site116
The Poet in the Garret in America119

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The Dig and Hotel Fiesta 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Lynn Emmanuel is one of my absolute favorite poets. Her imagery is always fresh and amazing, her subjects and characters become quickly familiar. Sappy as it may sound, this book got me through the roughest of times.