On the Waterbed They Sank to Their Own Levels

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780887483318
  • Publisher: Carnegie-Mellon University Press
  • Publication date: 5/28/2000
  • Series: Carnegie Mellon Poetry Series
  • Pages: 80
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Hazardous Driving 11
Past Closing Time 12
The Man Without His Umbilical Chord 13
The Custodian 14
Losing the Season 15
Good Morning This Morning 16
Thirsted For 17
What Develops 18
On the Waterbed They Sank to Their Own Levels 19
Leaving Home 23
Hindsight 24
Yo-Yo 25
In Memory of My Dog Lilac 27
Visiting New York 28
Leaving 29
Mournings 30
Sunday Evening 31
Fourth-Floor Young Adults 32
Tenth High School Reunion 33
Decorating Their Own Interiors 37
Breaking Out 38
Progression 39
Should I Stay or Should I Go? 40
Instrument of Flight 41
Crush 42
On the Far Shore (after Tiananmen Square) 43
Behind Their Window 45
Taken Care Of 46
It Won't Work 47
The Way the Story Went 48
They 49
Blindspot 51
A Family of Individuals 52
Storage 53
Obsession 54
Nothing Lasted Long 55
Short Visits 56
Facing the Atmosphere 57
Miscalculations 58
Freckled with Chance 59
The Second Half of Our Lives 63
A Survivor 64
The Procession 65
Order? 66
This Age 67
Mom and Dad Growing Old 68
Decembers in Miami Beach 69
Give or Take 70
A Moment in Spanish Lakes Mobile Home Park 72
Daughter Under Weeping Willows 73
In Memory of Rose Rosenblatt 74
My Dog That Died 75
Too Far Into Production 76
My Ex 78
There Was a Price to Be Paid 79
Home 80
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