Snow Water Cove


A reissuing of Snow Water Cove, the debut poetry collection by Jeannine Savard.

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A reissuing of Snow Water Cove, the debut poetry collection by Jeannine Savard.

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Meet the Author

JEANNINE SAVARD was born in Glens Falls, New York. An associate professor of English at Arizona State University, she teaches in the MFA program and serves as Director of the Concentration in Creative Writing for English Majors. Among her collections of poetry are Trumpeter (Carnegie Mellon, 1993) and My Hand Upon Your Name (Red Hen Press, 2005). Snow Water Cove, her first collection, was selected by Dave Smith for the University of Utah Press Poetry Series in 1988. She is a recipient of the Jerome Shestack Prize from The American Poetry Review, and her work has appeared in The Southern Review, The Kenyon Review, North American Review, The Iowa Review and numerous other journals.

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Table of Contents

The Birth of the Mortician's Goddaughter
A Mill Town in Late Autumn
The Florist's Widow
October Nights
Six O'Clock in Nova Scotia
Sun Calendars
Vena Cava
On the Fourth Day/After the Second Dissolution of Strindberg's Mind
Acting Out of the Body
Dead Man's Float
Speaking Out of Doors
The Cleaning Girls
Sermon on the Lake
House-Sitting in New Hampshire
Classicism on the Water

In Distance
Voices in the Waterjar
Listening to Mozart's "Jupiter" Near the Desert Airport
The Stitch
Butler Pond
Within Earshot
After the Sorrel Died
White Horizon
At Fifteen
Our Rightful Place
While Waiting for Children
Night Train
Midsummer Sunday
The Maintenance Man and the Model
Angry at No One
Three Landscapes

Shadow as an Article of Faith
Summer Monsoon
Snow Water Cove
The Blue Donkey
Spring Thaw
Separate Gifts
The Roomer
In the Open Air
For the Uncles
Holding in Summer
Shadow of the Ox

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