Second Blush: Poems

Second Blush: Poems

by Molly Peacock
     
 

Molly Peacock celebrates marriage and a two-track life with the man who became her husband. Three sections of the book portray moments in the marriage - domestic glimpses - but all the poems revolve around the deeper issue of how we love and how love affects the way we live. See more details below

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Molly Peacock celebrates marriage and a two-track life with the man who became her husband. Three sections of the book portray moments in the marriage - domestic glimpses - but all the poems revolve around the deeper issue of how we love and how love affects the way we live.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900393337678
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2008
Edition description:
NE

Table of Contents

Of Night 13

The Happy Diary 14

The Silver Arrow 15

Our Xanadu 16

Faraway 17

Good Fortune 18

The Cliffs of Mistake 19

The Cup 20

Ferocity in a Dishpan 22

Picnic 23

Pink Paperclip 24

Confession 25

The Match 31

Blasphemy & Blame 32

In the Winter Dark 33

Small Fry 34

The Blanket 35

The End of the World 36

The Throne 37

Little Scar 38

Girl and Friends View Naked Goddess 41

Drawing for Absolute Beginners 43

Great-Grandmother's Young Ghost 44

Gargoyle 45

Artichoke Heart 46

The Fly 47

Fellini the Cat 48

The Pearl Tear 49

Widow 50

Old Friends 51

Ghost Cat 52

The Rescuer 53

Vision in the Backseat of a Taxi 54

Teacup Manifesto 56

Chance 61

Intuition 62

The Vow 63

A Second Bud 64

Warrior Pose 65

Vita Poetica 66

Our Waking 67

First Blush 68

Purr Riddle 69

Pedicure 70

The Garden Giraffes 72

Our Minor Art 73

Quick Kiss 74

The Silver It Always Is 75

Marriage 76

The Flaw 77

Acknowledgments 79

Notes 81

Thanks 83

About the Author 85

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