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Fishing for Myth: Poems by Heid E. Erdrich

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Poetry. In this delightful collection, Heid E. Erdrich reveals the mythic encounter beneath our daily lives. We see in a new light the boyfriend, the childhood game, the losses we endured, the dog we longed for, all given us again with rich and moving language. This collection comes into the heart like the first snow of winter and the blazing green of spring buds. It makes you take stock of your life and feel glad for it all. Roberta Hill, author of STAR QUILT.
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Overview


Poetry. In this delightful collection, Heid E. Erdrich reveals the mythic encounter beneath our daily lives. We see in a new light the boyfriend, the childhood game, the losses we endured, the dog we longed for, all given us again with rich and moving language. This collection comes into the heart like the first snow of winter and the blazing green of spring buds. It makes you take stock of your life and feel glad for it all. Roberta Hill, author of STAR QUILT.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780898231748
  • Publisher: New Rivers Press
  • Publication date: 4/1/1997
  • Series: MVP Series
  • Pages: 70
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

True Myth 13
Origin of Poem 14
Creation 15
Boyfriend 16
Sweeping Heaven 17
Breaking and Entering 18
The Red River of the North 19
Oxbow 21
One Girl 22
Rich Hour 23
Human Map 24
Worlds from Water 26
Fourth of July Electrical Storm 27
The Pond 33
Vegetarian 34
Fat in America 35
The Execution of Mr. Carp 36
That Green Night 37
Tree That's Gone 38
Flickers 39
Sweet Short 40
Sex in the Desert 41
Hopi Prophet Chooses a Pop 42
Wearing Indian Jewelry 44
Turtle Rattle 45
Earthswimmer 46
Phosphorescence 47
Wheat Ears 48
Translation 51
Candy Apple Red 52
Fear and Comfort 53
Le Main de Dieu 54
Short Hand 55
The Wishing Fish 56
A Sister for My Father 58
Dragging the River 59
Animoosh 60
The Cure 61
TV News: Detox Closed 62
The Widow's Grove 64
The Quiet Earth 65
The Drunk's Spirit 66
Born in November 67
The Visible Woman 68
Future Debris 69
Sense 70
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