The Origin of Green


A collection of poetry by T. Alan Broughton.
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A collection of poetry by T. Alan Broughton.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780887483387
  • Publisher: Carnegie-Mellon University Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/2001
  • Series: Carnegie Mellon Poetry Series
  • Pages: 112
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

This is T. ALAN BROUGHTON’s sixth collection of poems published by Carnegie Mellon University Press. He is the Corse Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Vermont where he has been teaching for thirty-five years. The recipient of grants from the Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, he has also published four novels and a collection of short stories.
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Table of Contents

Releasing Songs
Li Ho Won’t Quit Writing
In the Hut of Eumaeus
Dish with an Open Pomegranate, a Grasshopper, a Snail, and Two Chestnuts

1. Mid-Age
The Flight Home
Continuation I
2. How the Past is Always Itself
The Strangers
Ringing the Bells
3. Smells
Italian Profugit
4. My Mother’s Leg
Continuation II
A Letter to my Mother
5. Look Out, I’m Coming
First Cousin
The House as Tree
6. TheAnecdote, 1990
Delight in Mud
Summer Evenings
7. Dependencies
Early Return, Late Spring
8. A Repeated Story
Traveling North
Museum of Natural History
9. Coming Home

Caedmon’s Song
Nine Poems of Waking
Transparent Grief
Wake for the Trees
Watteau’s Dream
A Compliment
After the War
Memorial Day
Heroin Song in a Cold Spring
The Dancers
The Fragrance of What Lasts

The Metternich Stela
Amenhotep II
Akhenaten, Princesses, and the Sun
Memisabu and his Wife
Fragmentary Head of a Queen
Canopic Lid
Gold Sandals
Statue of the Son
The Coffin of Khnumnakht
Model of an Early Dynasty Boat
Temple of Dendur

Test Results
The Spring We Missed
The Color is Green
A Prayer
Out of the Pyramid
Out of Order
There is Anger Also in the Possibility of Loss
Another Eclipse
Simple Pleasures
Sympathetic Vibrations
What the Wind Says
Coming Through
We Are
Nothing Final

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