A collection of poetry by Peter Cooley.
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A collection of poetry by Peter Cooley.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780915604838
  • Publisher: Carnegie-Mellon University Press
  • Publication date: 6/1/1983
  • Series: Carnegie Mellon Poetry Series
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Pages: 80

Meet the Author

PETER COOLEY was born in Detroit and grew up there and in the suburbs of the city. He graduated from Shimer College, The University of Chicago and The University of Iowa. With his wife and two children he lives in New Orleans, where he teaches at Tulane University. In 1981 he was the Robert Frost Fellow at the Breadloaf Writer’s Conference. His poems have appeared in Poetry, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Three Rivers Poetry Journal and other magazines.
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Table of Contents

No One
The Unasked For
On the First Morning of My Thirty-Ninth Year
Certain Stars
To My Daughter
Frog Hunting
Two For A Small Daughter
For Alissa

The Secret
The Last Gift
How Many
Small Prayer
A Coronal

The Elect
The Sparrows
To The Stillborn
Psalm: The Roaring
The Eglantine
The Inhabitant
To A Child, A Spring Poem

The Lilies
Ode to the Statues
The Cicadas
Autumn Equinox
The Mutability Poem
Crows Over the Wheatfield
Three Songs for Soul
In Witness
The Golden Rain Tree
In the Crepuscular
To a Wasp Caught in the Storm Sash at the Advent of the Winter Solstice

The Last Testament of Pierre Duval

The Night Speaks to a Man
Such Comfort as the Night Can Bring to Us
After Men, After Women
The Gull
The Carp Pond
Chrysanthemum Light
Lines for a Sleeping Child
Toward Morning
The Other

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