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A collection of poetry by Michael McFee.

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A collection of poetry by Michael McFee.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780887483394
  • Publisher: Carnegie-Mellon University Press
  • Publication date: 4/3/2001
  • Series: Carnegie Mellon Poetry Series
  • Pages: 88
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

MICHAEL MCFEE has published five collections of poetry: Colander (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 1996), To See (a collaboration with photographer Elizabeth Matheson: North Carolina Weleyan College Press, 1991), Sad Girl Sitting on a Running Board (Gnomon Press, 1991), Vanishing Acts (Gnomon, 1989), and Plain Air (University Presses of Florida, 1983). He has also edited the poetry anthology The Language They Speak Is Things to Eat: Poems by Fifteen Contemporary North Carolina Poets (University of North Carolina Press, 1994) and the fiction anthology This is Where We Live: New North Carolina Short Stories (UNC Press, 2000). He has been poet-in-residence at Cornell and Lawrence, and now teaches poetry-writing and literature at UNC-Chapel Hill.

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Table of Contents

to work treadmill smoking cigarettes on the fire escape vita brevis openings earthly

yule log the cuban missile crisis rampant memoir the drowned pool static
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woman in a second-story corner room the four seasons nothing goodyear wait after song the angel glory honeysuckle

poem typed on an old machine with a bi-chrome ribbon this page bruises twitch phantoum several dozen xeroxes from a hymnal workshop poem poetry reading in a room hung with bayard wootten photographs from depression-era north and south carolina

those words four-leaf clover to my father on the anniversary of his death the whistler ella fitzgerald the family laugh

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