O Taste and See: Food Poems

Overview

200 pages of modern American poems of food by these fine authors: Denise Levertov, Elizabeth Bishop, Robert Frost, Gertrude Stein, Louise Bogan, Frank O'Hara, Pablo Neruda, Allen Ginsberg, James Wright, William Carlos Williams, Maggie Anderson, Susan Kelly-DeWitt, Susan Azar Porterfield, Susan Jelus, Karen Rigby, Jimmy Santiago Baca, Robert Flanagan, Thom Tammaro, Terry Kirts, Edmund Conti, Gabriel Welsch, Barbara Crooker, David Lee Garrison, Ingrid Wendt, Lynn Powell, Lois Beebe Hayna, Daryl Ngee Chinn, Carolyn ...
See more details below
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (10) from $1.99   
  • New (1) from $50.00   
  • Used (9) from $1.99   
Sending request ...

Overview

200 pages of modern American poems of food by these fine authors: Denise Levertov, Elizabeth Bishop, Robert Frost, Gertrude Stein, Louise Bogan, Frank O'Hara, Pablo Neruda, Allen Ginsberg, James Wright, William Carlos Williams, Maggie Anderson, Susan Kelly-DeWitt, Susan Azar Porterfield, Susan Jelus, Karen Rigby, Jimmy Santiago Baca, Robert Flanagan, Thom Tammaro, Terry Kirts, Edmund Conti, Gabriel Welsch, Barbara Crooker, David Lee Garrison, Ingrid Wendt, Lynn Powell, Lois Beebe Hayna, Daryl Ngee Chinn, Carolyn Forche, Cathy Lentes, Ayelet Ammitay, Gail Bellamy, Kevin Prufer, Susan Terris, Susan McGowan, Sarah Kennedy, Stuart Lishan, Li-Young Lee, Wendy Bishop, Grey Held, Grace Butcher, Susan Grimm, Lynn Powell, Ann Stanford, Steve Wilson, Don Bogen, Robert Hass, Deanna Pickard, John Hershman, Kathrine Varnes, Julia Levine, Wendell Berry, Ann Townsend, Pattiann Rogers, Allen Braden, Imogene Bolls, Mark Doty, F. Richard Thomas, Jonathan Anderson, James Cummins, Kay Sloan, William Heyen, Myrna Stone, Charles Simic, Yvonne Hardenbrook, Jim Heynan, David Hassler, Annie Finch, W.S. Merwin, Rita Dove, Vivian Shipley, Tamara Kaye Sellman, Rebecca McClanahan, Gerald Stern, Michael Waters, Pamela Uschuk, John Logan, Diane Wakoski, Erica Jong, Natasha Saje, Larry Smith, Judith Strasser, Joyce Sutphen, David Starkey, Betty Greenway, Karen Kovacik, Kathy Fagan, Paola Corso, Jared Carter, Bonnie Jacobson, Robert Brimm, Tara Miller, Ira Sadoff, Robert Fox, Jane Hirschfield, Billy Collins, Christopher Merrill, Terry Hermsen, Jeff Gundy, William Greenway, Nan Arbuckle, Collette Inez, Francis Smith, Frank Polite, Patti Capel Swartz, Cyril Dostal, Martha Silano, Colleen J. McElroy, Elton Glaser, DanielLusk, Willis Barnstone, Richard Hague, David Petreman, David Citino, Herbert Martin, Andrew Hudgins, Clarinda Harris, Maggie Jaffe, Susan Rich, Eugene Gloria, David Baker, Ralph Black, Cathryn Essinger
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780933087828
  • Publisher: Bottom Dog Press
  • Publication date: 9/24/2003
  • Pages: 200
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 5.90 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 5
I Friends 13
"O Taste and See" 15
"Ode to the Tomato" 16
"Sestina" 18
"After Apple-Picking" 19
Selections from Tender Buttons 20
"To Wine" 22
"A Step Away from Them" 22
"A Supermarket in California" 24
"Northern Pike" 25
"This Is Just To Say" 26
II Recipes 29
"Soup" 31
"Salt" 32
"Kibbe" 33
"Gift of Flour" 34
"Mustard Greens" 34
"Borscht" 35
"Green Chile" 36
"Fondue" 37
"Bread & Sauce" 37
"Macaroni & Cheese Survey" 39
"Where There's Smoke, There's Dinner" 40
"Blueberries" 40
"Summer Haiku" 40
"Preserves" 41
"My Mother's Pie Crust" 42
"Recipe for Apple Pie" 43
"Tiramasu" 43
"Acceptance Speech" 45
"Kitchen Logistics" 46
"Words, Like Rice and Snow" 46
III Family 49
"The Morning Baking" 51
"A Litany of Toast" 51
"Thanksgiving Table" 52
"Lunch Dates" 53
"Adolescence" 54
"How They Survive" 55
"Family Portrait" 56
"Woolgathering" 59
"Blood Oranges" 60
"The Cake" 61
"The Weight of Sweetness" 62
"Fever Bouquet" 63
"Vending Machine" 64
"My Mother and the Bums" 64
"Thirteen" 65
"At Ninety-Eight" 66
IV Garden 67
"The Blackberry Thicket" 69
"The Beekeeper" 69
"Learning to Clam" 70
"Picking Blackberries with a Friend Who Has Been Reading Jacques Lacan" 71
"The Story of Butter" 71
"Watering the Sheep" 72
"Moving, 1880" 74
"Hunting Wild Mushrooms" 75
"Winter Nightfall" 76
"February 2, 1968" 76
"Nectar" 76
"Murder in the Good Land" 77
"Bearded Barley" 78
"The Little Permanence" 79
"The Recluse Works in Her Country Garden" 80
"A Display of Mackerel" 81
"Peanut Lockerby" 84
V Stories 85
"Two Lives: Making Supper at Lake George" 87
"My Mother Paints Again" 88
"Reading Hemingway" 89
"Breakfast at Keseberg's Diner" 90
"Revelation: Theresienstadt Story" 92
"La Monstrua Vestida, La Monstrua Desnuda" 93
"The Harvesters" 94
"The Spoon" 95
"Fork" 96
"Haiku & Senryu" 96
"Who Made Such Good Pies" 97
"Sharif's Fish Stew" 98
"Museum" 99
"Eve" 99
"The Clover" 100
VI Odes 103
"Sunday Greens" 105
"Ode on a Beet 106
"First Radish" 106
"Produce Aisle" 107
"Grapefruit" 108
"Recurring" 110
"Insomnia" 110
"Black Olives" 111
"Finding Peaches in the Desert" 112
"Avocado" 113
"Ode to a Lebanese Crock of Olives" 114
"Cafeteria" 116
VII Love 117
"The Woman Who Loved To Cook" 119
"Reading the Menu" 120
"The Baking" 121
"Courting Game" 121
"Ever After" 122
"Cheese Log" 123
"Bread and Sex at Midsummer" 123
"The Art of Love" 125
"Desire" 125
"End Pieces" 127
"Mussels" 128
"Eating Soba" 130
"Song of Separation 2" 131
"What I Thought I Was Eating" 132
"Partytime, Joanna" 132
"After the Muffin" 133
"My New Boyfriend" 134
"My Last Two Wives" 135
"Sunday Morning" 136
"Da Capo" 137
"Litany" 138
VIII Market 141
"Spring" 143
from "Pike Place Market Variations" 144
"The Good House" 145
"Breakfast at the County Seat Cafe" 146
"For My Friends, Who Complain That I Never Write Anything Happy" 147
"Elementary" 148
"Highway 18, Fairfax, OK" 149
"Midwest Albas" 149
"Table for One" 150
"Found Poem: How to Eat Lobster" 151
"Hamburger Heaven" 152
"Several for the Road" 152
"Sweet Red Peppers, Sun-Drieds, the Hearts of Artichokes" 153
"To Market, To Market" 154
"Work, Thank, Eat" 155
"Crab Festival in Henderson, Louisiana" 156
"Understudy" 158
"Eating at Casa Blanca" 159
IX World 161
Selections from "Asian Figures" 163
"Saigon Market Peace Talks Sutra" 164
"The Evening Toast" 169
"Fat Poem" 170
"Neighbor" 170
"Leningrad" 171
"Communion in the Asylum" 171
"Black Cherry Ice Cream at Mercy Hospice" 172
"Poverty Sucks" 173
"Poppies" 173
"A Poem for Will, Baking" 174
"Milkfish" 175
"The Cookie Poem" 176
"After the Reunion" 177
"Sustenance" 178
"At Twig's End" 180
"The Cleaving" 181
Credits and Acknowledgment 191
The Editors 195
Graphic of cover from Food Poems #1 196
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 2 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted February 15, 2010

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted March 3, 2010

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing all of 2 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)