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The Grace of Necessity
     

The Grace of Necessity

by Samuel Green
 

ISBN-10: 0887484794

ISBN-13: 9780887484797

Pub. Date: 03/04/2008

Publisher: Carnegie-Mellon University Press

For the past 25 years Samuel Green has lived on a tiny island only four square miles in size populated by fewer than a hundred people. The island has no regular phone service, no electricity, no stores. These poems are informed by the lessons Green has learned living in a small rural community where loss and grief have immediate effects, and where love, meaningful

Overview

For the past 25 years Samuel Green has lived on a tiny island only four square miles in size populated by fewer than a hundred people. The island has no regular phone service, no electricity, no stores. These poems are informed by the lessons Green has learned living in a small rural community where loss and grief have immediate effects, and where love, meaningful work, intimate daily engagement with the natural world, and fidelity to “the art of the marginal” offer a way forward.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780887484797
Publisher:
Carnegie-Mellon University Press
Publication date:
03/04/2008
Series:
Carnegie Mellon Poetry Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

WORKING IN THE DARK
Miserere: That We Might Keep Her Present Among Us
Cemetery Work Bee
Grave Digging
Winter Solstice, 1997
White Fir in Snow
Laying Stone
The Work That Is Given
What the Fisherman Knows
Bearing the Word
Nearly Automatic Writing: Testimony of My Great Grandmother
On Board the Sea Lassie, Summer, 1944
Wood Splitting
Teaching My Son to Kill
At Least the Rabbits
Grubs
Skates, West Beach Resort
Children, Waking
What's Brought Back
For Hayden, Ill

DAILY PRACTICE, 2001-2002
Aug. 26/Aug. 30
Sept. 8/Sept. 9
Sept. 11/Sept. 12
Sept. 14/Sept. 16
Sept. 18/Sept. 19
Sept. 23/Sept. 27
Sept. 28/Oct. 1
Oct. 2/Oct. 8
Oct. 9/Oct. 12
Oct. 13/Oct. 16
Oct. 17/Oct. 18
Oct. 26/Oct. 30
Nov. 2/Nov. 7
Nov. 17/Dec. 5
Dec. 6/Dec. 17
Dec. 19/Feb. 15
March 21/March 26
March 31/April 9 •April 10/April 11
April 12/April 13
April 14/April 19
April 20/April 21
April 24/April 27
May 5/May 7
May 8/May 13
June 3/June 5
June 6/June 9
June 12/June 17
June 19/June 29
July 11/July 22

THE ONLY TIME WE HAVE
At the Pond's Edge
Winter Bath
When the True Beloved Goes
Some Things You Missed While You Were Away
Barred Owl's Call
February Song
Psalm
Apologia
Some Reasons Why I Became a Poet
Ars Poetica I
Ars Poetica II: Blade on Bone
Ars Poetica III: A Neighbor Talks about Building Houses
If You Had to
Scripsit
Abraham
Night Dive
Getting By: Winter, 1984-85
Bird in the Bush
Finding a Wren's Nest
Rhyme: Putting an Edge on Things
Sharpening
Picking Off the Egg Cases
Notes on "Mole Greeting the Sun"
Old Man Folding a Kerchief in the Supermarket

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