Potscrubber Lullabies

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The poems in this collection dance, dart, and double-cross - and are deadly serious the whole time, exploring the redemptive power of music, irony, and love.
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The poems in this collection dance, dart, and double-cross - and are deadly serious the whole time, exploring the redemptive power of music, irony, and love.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781904130222
  • Publisher: Waywiser Press, The
  • Publication date: 12/8/2006
  • Pages: 77
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.60 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Rebuilding Year
Rebuilding Year 15
The Incumbent 16
The Sign 18
HyperMart 19
Provincial 20
The Name of the Game 21
The New Ken 22
Notes Toward a Letter to Ed 23
Fire Diary 25
Point Lobos 28
No Daughter 29
Thunder 31
The Novel 32
Tiny Words in Photographs of My Great-Great-Grandparents 33
Figurative North Topeka 34
My Solipsism Is Superior to Yours
Because You Asked About the Line Between Prose and Poetry 39
How to Write Autobiography 40
Vanguard 41
"She's Gone" 42
Misreading Pennsylvania 43
"Please Please Me" 44
"No Matter What" 45
What I Think 46
My Solipsism Is Superior to Yours 47
Bird Plays to a Cow 48
"Larkin at Sixty" 50
On the Smokestack 51
McHenry Replies 52
Me and My Epoch 53
The Outstruments Are In
"Good Times" 57
Hearing Myself Say the Name "C. Klafter" 58
The Outstruments Are In 59
"Brick House" 61
Borrowing Milky-White for the St Paul's Student Production of Into the Woods 62
The Rows 64
West Concord 65
Nursery Rhyme 66
Let Me Get This Straight 67
Potscrubber Lullabies 68
Sitting on Jane Kenyon's Headstone 69
The Wheelhouse 70
Notes 73
Index of Titles and First Lines 75
A Note About the Author 77
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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 12, 2011

    Good first collection!

    This is the first published collection of poems by Eric McHenry, who teaches creative writing at Washburn Univesity of Topeka. Highly recommended!

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