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Why Are You So Long and Sweet?: Collected Long Poems of David W. McFadden

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A companion volume to Why Are You So Sad? - David W. McFadden's book of selected poems shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize - this book finally brings together, in one place, all of McFadden's masterful long poems.

For some poets, the long poem is an occasion to stretch one's lyrical legs, try on different stylistic hats, or work out ideas too complex for shorter poems. For David McFadden, the long poem is much more; here is McFadden's prodigious imagination in overdrive, ...

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Overview

A companion volume to Why Are You So Sad? - David W. McFadden's book of selected poems shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize - this book finally brings together, in one place, all of McFadden's masterful long poems.

For some poets, the long poem is an occasion to stretch one's lyrical legs, try on different stylistic hats, or work out ideas too complex for shorter poems. For David McFadden, the long poem is much more; here is McFadden's prodigious imagination in overdrive, his language always mischievous and mesmerizing, spinning yarns both comic and cosmic.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781897178935
  • Publisher: Insomniac Press
  • Publication date: 7/28/2010
  • Pages: 242
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.51 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 9

The Poem Poem Stuart Ross Ross, Stuart 13

The Ova Yogas Stuart Ross Ross, Stuart 49

The Poet's Progress Stuart Ross Ross, Stuart 67

I Don't Know Stuart Ross Ross, Stuart 109

Night of Endless Radiance Stuart Ross Ross, Stuart 129

A New Romance Stuart Ross Ross, Stuart 155

Country of the Open Heart Stuart Ross Ross, Stuart 177

The Cow That Swam Lake Ontario Stuart Ross Ross, Stuart 199

Nevada Standstill Stuart Ross Ross, Stuart 209

Cow Swims Lake Ontario Stuart Ross Ross, Stuart 223

Danny Quebec Stuart Ross Ross, Stuart 233

Bibliography Stuart Ross Ross, Stuart 240

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