The Women Carry River Water: Poems

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  • ISBN-13: 9781558490871
  • Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
  • Publication date: 6/16/1997
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 5.77 (w) x 9.03 (h) x 0.48 (d)

Table of Contents

Translator's Preface
A Song of My Native Village 3
The Day River 7
The Field 9
October 11
The Habit of Hunger 13
Boats on the Day River 15
My Dogs 17
The Women Carry River Water 21
My Father's Laughter 23
My Mother's Hair 25
Time 27
Music 29
Song 33
The Examples 35
Nightmare 39
The Sound of Sniper Fire 41
The Women of Winter 43
I Cry for the Fields of Cudweed 45
Eleven Parts of Feeling 47
The Stars 69
Two Seals 71
Repentance 73
The Inn of Snake Alcohol 75
The Black Ants 77
My Dark Town 79
On the Highway 83
A Question for the End of Day 85
Sleeping In 87
Yellow Clouds 89
Dream of the Church 91
The River 93
Motion 97
Summoning Souls 99
Moonlight and a Doorstep 101
A Harmony of Singular Beings 111
Daybreak 113
New Students, Old Teacher 115
The Last Will and Testament of the Future 117
The Dawn Is Rising 119
The Wheelbarrow 123
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