VIVID COMPANION [NOOK Book]

Overview

This fifth collection of poetry from West Virginia's poet laureate and author of Six O'Clock Mine Report is an extraordinary set of poems which reflects the complexity, the magnanimity, and the resilience of the human spirit. McKinney writes with candor, precision, and compassion; most importantly, though, her poems are accessible to all types of readers.

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VIVID COMPANION

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Overview

This fifth collection of poetry from West Virginia's poet laureate and author of Six O'Clock Mine Report is an extraordinary set of poems which reflects the complexity, the magnanimity, and the resilience of the human spirit. McKinney writes with candor, precision, and compassion; most importantly, though, her poems are accessible to all types of readers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781938228056
  • Publisher: West Virginia University Press
  • Publication date: 10/1/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 562 KB

Meet the Author

Irene McKinney grew up in the small town of Bellington, WV and received her BA at West Virginia Wesleyan College. She received her PhD from the University of Utah. Currently she is the Director of Creative Writing and an associate professor of English at West Virginia Wesleyan College. McKinney was appointed Poet Laureate of West Virginia in 1993. McKinney's real gift is her ability to use her poetry to reflect the beauty of the state and its residents, and her works are a tribute to the spirit of West Virginia.

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Table of Contents

•  •Our Lady of the Iguanas
•Gray’s Anatomy
•The Surgery
•The Stutter
•Clitoral
•Fodder
•Ravi Sings
•Fame
•Ironweed
•Personal
•Constant Companion
  •Mary Cragin: The Honeymoon, 1834
•Catherine Baker: Arrival at Oneida Creek, 1848
•The Testimony of Harriet Worden, 1850
•Sarah Burt: The Doll Burning, 1851
•Solitude in the Oneida Community: Victor Cragin Noyes, 1866
•Professor Mears of Hamilton College Speaks to the Court
•The Tree of Life Tapestry: Jessie Kinsley, 1927
  •Hiding
•Filthy Weather
•Three Three Three
•Immanent
•Covering Up
•Low Red Moon
•Full Moon: Sitting Up Late At My Father’s Bedside
  •Monkey Heart
•Home
•Stained
•Atavistic
•Woods Burning
•Redemption
•Dark Rain
•Homage to Roy Orbison
  •Homage to Baroness Elsa Von Freytag Loringhoven
•The Dream Feast
•Adobe
•Handholds
•Face
•Illuminated Manuscript
•At 24
•The Walk
•Viridian Days
•Ready
Notes
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