Show and Tell: New and Selected Poems

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"Jim Daniels is a poet of unique commitment and ability. He makes poetry an act of deep caring and recognition."—Robert Creeley

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Overview

"Jim Daniels is a poet of unique commitment and ability. He makes poetry an act of deep caring and recognition."—Robert Creeley

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780299185848
  • Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
  • Publication date: 3/28/2003
  • Series: Univ of Wisconsin Press Poetry Series
  • Edition description: 1
  • Pages: 140
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Jim Daniels received a 1985 National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship and was the first Brittingham Poetry Prize winner for Places/Everyone, also published by the University of Wisconsin Press. He is the author of fourteen other collections of poetry, including seven full-length collections: Places/Everyone, Punching Out, M-80, Blessing the House, Niagara Falls, Blue Jesus, and Night with Drive-By Shooting Stars. He lives in Pittsburgh.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
My Father Worked Late 5
No Job 7
Short-Order Cook 9
May's Poem 10
The Good Parts 12
Factory Love 13
After Work 14
Where I'm At: Factory Education 17
Midnight Date 20
Work Boots: Still Life 22
Soo Locks 23
Work Song: Blues for Me, Blues for Jeannie 24
Work Song: Factory Musical 26
Digger Drives to Work 31
Digger Goes Hunting 33
Digger Goes on Vacation 34
Digger Ties One On 37
Digger's Territory 39
Digger on the Nature Trail 40
Digger Laps at the Bowl 43
M-80 47
Crazy Eddie 49
Parked Car 51
Anthem 53
Time, Temperature 54
Broke 67
Trouble at the Drive-In 70
Niagara Falls 75
Blessing the House 99
Birch Bark 101
My Mother's See-Through Blouse 103
Polish American Night, Tiger Stadium 105
Sin Sandwich 107
How 111
Night Light 114
Coming Home from the Hospital after My Son's Birth 116
Silk 117
The Sleeper Hold 119
Yellow Jesus 127
Green Jesus 129
Purple Jesus 130
White Jesus 132
Shedding the Vestments 133
Night Janitor, McMahon Oil 135
The Fall 138
Bone and Hook 139
The Black Hole of the Human Body 141
Evolution: Two Figures with Monkey 142
Jet of Water 144
Red Vinyl 147
Quitting the Card Club 149
Heat Wave 151
Helping with My Brother's Resume 152
Beautiful Thing 154
Falling Bricks 155
Between Periods 156
Brown's Farm 159
A Real Comedian: The True Genius of Bob Hope 163
The Tenured Guy 166
Skywriting 169
The Beginnings of Compassion 172
The Facts of Grief 174
The Church of Mr. Pea 176
Econo 177
Flag Day in Warren, Michigan 179
Sock-Hop Blues 188
The Sound of It 190
Show and Tell 192
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