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This new volume presents a selection of poems drawn from Satyamurti's three acclaimed collections--Broken Moon, Changing the Subject, and Striking Distance. They range from poems about the small, important victories of people attempting to deal with loss or deficiency in their lives, to a bitter sequence about the sinking of the ferry, The Herald of Free Enterprise.
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This new volume presents a selection of poems drawn from Satyamurti's three acclaimed collections--Broken Moon, Changing the Subject, and Striking Distance. They range from poems about the small, important victories of people attempting to deal with loss or deficiency in their lives, to a bitter sequence about the sinking of the ferry, The Herald of Free Enterprise.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780192881014
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 6/24/1999
  • Series: Oxford Poets Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 4.90 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Carole Satyamurti lives in London and lectures in Sociology at the University of East London.

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Table of Contents

Between the Lines 3
Mouthfuls 8
My First Cup of Coffee 9
Erdywurble 10
Prognoses 11
Intensive Care 11
Getting There 12
Broken Moon 14
Mother's Girl 15
From Rosa in Sao Martinho 17
Women Walking 24
Day Trip 25
Curtains 25
Family Planning 26
Vertigo 27
Miracle in the Sea of Galilee 28
Letter from Szechuan 29
Balancing Accounts 31
Poppies 32
The Uncertainty of the Poet 33
James Harrington's Lament 35
The Archbishop and the Cardinal 36
Pictograph in Dust 37
Going up the Line: Flanders 39
War Photographer 40
Graffiti 41
Driving Through France 45
On Not Being a Nature Poet 46
Strawberries 47
Showing 48
Birth Rite 49
Mother's Day 50
Lady Wilde Takes Leave of her Critics 51
Woman Bathing in a Stream: Rembrandt 53
The Balcony: after Manet 54
Girls Awake, Asleep 55
Piccadilly Line 56
Changing the Subject 57
Visiting Duncan 69
The Bed 70
Ruby Wedding 71
Partners 72
Fur Therese 73
Night Harvest 74
Why I Lie in This Place 74
The Chairman's Birthday 76
Ghost Stations 77
This Morning 83
Waiting Room 83
The Fall 84
Passed On 85
Coat for an Undergraduate 86
File Past 87
You Make Your Bed 88
Skin Distance 89
Tide, Turning 90
Gifts 91
Woman in Brown 92
Presents for Duncan 93
Death Speaks After the Tone 93
The Way We Live Now 94
Where Are You? 94
Moment 96
One 97
Our Peacock 98
Out of Reach 99
Crossing the Border 99
Striking Distance 101
Advent in Bratislava 1992 102
There Will Come a Time 103
The Trial of Lyman Atkins 104
America 105
Sister Ship 107
Turning Point 113
Cutting Loose 114
Life in Tall Houses 115
Tuesday at the Office 116
Wrong-Footed 117
Blurred Vision 118
Ourstory 119
The Smell of Sweat 120
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