Wind of the White Dresses


A collection of poetry by Mekeel McBride.

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A collection of poetry by Mekeel McBride.

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MEKEEL MCBRIDE is presently an Associate Professor of English at the University of New Hampshire. She has taught at Harvard University, Princeton University, Wheaton College, and Berwick Academy. She has received two National Endowment for the Arts grants and a fellowship at The Bunting Institute. Her previous books, each published by Carnegie Mellon, are Red Letter Days (1998), The Going Under of the Evening Land (1983), and No Ordinary World (1979). She lives in Kittery, Maine, near the Piscataqua River.

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Table of Contents

A Few Little Known Facts Concerning the Potato
North, Late April
The Miraculous Shrine of the Stairway Dime
It Is Ordinary, I Am
After Reading Your Poems
Half-Tree Woman
To the One Lost On The Other Side

Why I No Longer Eat
Not One Bird In This
All Hallow’s Eve
Weather Report
The Old Black Hat
The Inside Story
The Ghost That Every Night Gives Birth To
The Clearing
This War
Interior Painted on a Blind Eye
The Gift

The Intention
The Whole Weight of It
Having Become Aware of Certain Things, I
The Gate
Lake Meadow Sky
Good, I Said
Returned Whole and Willing

Why Some People Worship Potatoes
The Angel in the Cereal Box
Strauss and the Cows of Ireland
My Friend, Lost to Me in the World, Returns in a Dream
A Little Bit of Timely Advice
In This Moment
Some Kisses
Dreaming Space Awake

The Tree of Life
Contents of a Breath About to be Exhaled as ‘I Love You’

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