Fire Landscape: Poems

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The Fire Landscape is a series of poem sequences that chronicle a wide variety of coming-of-age moments from childhood in the 1950s through the beginning of the 21st century. These deeply layered, complex narrative poems are connected by close personal observation of place and time but also by the politics of the Cold War and its aftermath, including a sequence driven by the May 4, 1970, shooting of students by the National Guard at Kent State where Gary Fincke was a student at the time.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781557288813
  • Publisher: University of Arkansas Press
  • Publication date: 7/8/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 104
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents


The Anomaly Museum
The Anomaly Museum     5
The Fluoroscope Era
How the Good War Ended     9
Black Veils     10
The Sorrows     11
Queen for a Day     13
Drawing the Soul     14
The Fire Landscape     15
House Call     17
The Fluoroscope Era     18
Them!... and second big feature ... Tarantula!     20
Dunce     21
The Coonskin Cap     22
The Horns of Guy Lombardo     24
The Salk Years
While Salk Tested     29
Moonbows     30
Bomb Drill     31
Bad Time     33
Snickering like the Pharisees     34
Porch Moths     35
Watching the Tied Girl     36
The Privacy of the Hands     38
The Music of Ants     39
False Dawn     41
Filling in the Maps
Filling in the Maps     45
The Impossible
Like Ours     53
Decorative Food     55
Houses with No Television     57
English Class Report: I Married a Monster from Outer Space     58
The Theory of Dog Shit     60
White Gloves     61
Skill     63
Glitter Stars     65
Woom! Ball     68
Girdles     69
Because It Was Always Summer     71
The Impossible     73
The Shooting
Kent, Ohio     77
Mother's Day, 1970     78
All Through May, 1970     79
The Summer After     80
Late August     82
After School Reopened     83
Winter: The Barter System     84
The Anniversaries     86
The Casual Slurs     87
History Bites     88
The Ghosts in the Shelter
Something like the Attic     93
Love Poem for the Dying     95
The Ghosts in the Shelter     97
Such Places     99
The 1918 House     101
This     103
The Empowerment of Trust     104
Heavy Fog, December     106
The Pause in the Plummet for Prayer     108
Elegy: The Properties of Blood
Elegy: The Properties of Blood     111
Miracles
Miracles     119
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