Erotic Distance

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781931112314
  • Publisher: Truman State University Press
  • Publication date: 6/28/2003
  • Series: New Odyssey Series
  • Pages: 77
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreground 1
Parable for a Marriage Long Sought 3
The Tyranny of Three 5
Quesnay's Aspect 7
Chicago Ghazal 9
Language 10
Lament for a Son 11
Morning at the Window 12
Tyranny of Errant Desire 13
Notes on Form 15
Tyranny of Erotic Distance 17
Replicate 19
Painted Vase 20
Misread 22
Middle Ground 24
Five Odes for Ellen Gunderson 25
The Writing Room 27
Australia 28
Nine Lines Broken into Finer Parts 30
To the Trees' Irregular Tremor 31
Tyranny of the Aerial Map 33
Privacy 34
Lyric on a Painting by Odd Nerdrum 35
Blurb 37
Love Poem in Stricter Measure 40
Against Animism 41
The Art Lesson 43
Evening at the Window 45
Abandoned Paradelle 46
Lines Reclaimed from Faith 47
Chicago Aubade 50
Tyranny of Advent 52
The Builder's Wife 53
Mimetic 55
Lines Discarded and Deeply Felt 56
The Swimming 58
Epithalamion: How We Drown 60
Tyranny of the Present Moment 63
Lines Approximating Light 65
Chicago Pastoral 66
Desire 68
Geneseo 69
Tyranny 71
Invective 72
Ars Poetica 73
Envoi 75
Tyranny of the Muse 76
Notes 77
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