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The Enemy

The Enemy

by Rafael Campo

ISBN-10: 0822339609

ISBN-13: 9780822339601

Pub. Date: 05/08/2007

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

Latest volume of poetry by Rafael Campo.


Latest volume of poetry by Rafael Campo.

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Duke University Press Books
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Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     xi
The Enemy
Dialogue with Sun and Poet     4
Addressed to Her (Provincetown, June 2002)     4
"Elsa, Varadero, 1934"     5
Night Has Fallen     6
Personal Mythology     7
Piranhas     8
Brief Treatise on the New Millennial Poetics     10
El Viejo y la Mar     12
Ode to the Man Incidentally Caught in the Photograph of Us on My Desk     13
The Enemy     14
God, Gays, and Guns     15
Patriotic Poem     17
Post-9/11 Parable     18
Sestina Dolorosa     19
What Passes Now for Moral Discourse     21
from Libro de Preguntas     22
Eighteen Days in France
Eighteen Days in France     27
Toward a Theory of Memory
from Cien Sonetos de Amor     47
A Simple Cuban Meal     51
The Sailfish     52
Ganymede, to Zeus     53
After the Long Drive     55
For Jorge, after Twenty Years     57
Song in the Off-Season     60
Catastrophic Sestina     61
Toward a Theory of Memory     63
Patagonia     67
Defense ofMarriage     68
The Story of Us     69
The Sodomite's Lament     71
Equinoctial Downpour     72
Pantoum for Our Imagined Break-Up     73
The Changing of the Seasons     74
Once, It Seemed Better     75
October, Last Sail     76
Dawn, New Age
Dawn, New Age     79
Allegorical     80
Progress     81
The Crocuses     82
Crybaby Haiku     83
"Silence = Death"     87
Clinical Vignettes     88
You Bring Out the Doctor in Me     90
Composite of Three Poems from the Same Anthology by Williams, Rukeyser, and Sexton     92
Tuesday Morning     93
Arriving     95
Absolution     97
On Doctoring     98
Sick Day     99

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