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Baton Rouge, LA, U.S.A. 1980 Trade Paperback First Trade Paperback Near Fine. No Jacket Previous owners tiny name penned on half-title; 44pp.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780807106983
  • Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
  • Publication date: 10/28/1980
  • Series: Voices of the South Series
  • Pages: 44
  • Product dimensions: 6.02 (w) x 8.52 (h) x 0.26 (d)

Table of Contents

The General Prologue 3
In the Garden 9
Susan's Morning Dream of Her Garden 11
The Garden 14
Nettle 15
Marigold 15
Honeysuckle 15
The Fields 16
Patience 19
Literature 21
The Good Life 25
Grace Before Meat 27
How the Job Gets Done 27
My Hand Placed on a Rubens Drawing 28
The Good Life 31
Rejoinder 31
Dialogue of Naughty and Nice 32
Voyagers 33
The Virtues 34
The Garden of Love 37
The Fated Lovers: A Story 40
Ave atque Vale 47
In the Garden 47
I Love You 48
The Stories 48
A Glorious Twilight 49
Recovery of Sexual Desire After a Bad Cold 50
Poems of Character 53
Transmogrification of the Diva 57
Dipperful 58
Remodeling the Hermit's Cabin 60
The Presences at Sunset 63
The Widow 64
The Voices 64
The Reader 65
An Old Mountain Woman Reading the Book of Job 66
My Grandmother Washes Her Feet 68
Overheard in the Tea Room 72
Third Base Coach 72
Fast Ball 72
Junk Ball 73
Spitballer 74
Strike Zone 74
Dr. Bones 76
Tiger in the Field of Flame Grass 78
Latencies 79
Some of It 80
Score 81
Meanwhile 82
Teller 83
The Bible of the Unlucky Sailor 84
Poems of Fantasy 87
The Sea Text 92
Slow Harbor 93
Visitation 94
The Rose and Afterward 95
Scarecrow Colloquy 96
Observers 98
(Prologue) 100
The Transformations: A Fairy Tale 101
Moonswarm 107
Rider 109
Narcissus and Echo 110
The Story 111
Pierrot Escapes 112
The Tipsy Diva Remembers Pierrot 114
Epigrams 117
Going Through Zero to the Other Side 118
Fleurs-des-Livres 119
Upon a Confessional Poet 120
No Defense 120
Literary Critic 121
Another 121
Another 121
Rx 122
Upon an Amorous Old Couple 122
U.S. Porn Queen (Ret.) 123
Sex Manual 123
Epitaph: Lydia 123
Threads 124
Satire 124
The Epigrammatist 125
Poems of Memory 129
Humility 134
A Prayer for the Mountains 135
Seated Figure 136
Abandoned Schoolhouse on Long Branch 137
Child in the Fog 138
Nocturne 139
Message 140
Cathedral 141
Avignon and Afterward 142
Heath at Two: Learning to Talk 144
Afternoons with Allen 145
Heath at Eight: New Drum Set 146
Forever Mountain 147
Epilogue 151
Notes 157
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