About Distance

About Distance

by Gregory Djanikian

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About Distance by Gregory Djanikian

A collection of poetry by Gregory Djanikian.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780887481871
Publisher: Carnegie-Mellon University Press
Publication date: 01/01/1995
Series: Carnegie Mellon Poetry Series
Pages: 88
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 5.00(d)

About the Author

GREGORY DJANIKIAN was born in Alexandria, Egypt, and came to the United States as a young boy. He is the author of two previous collections, The Man in the Middle and Falling Deeply into America. His awards include a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Eunice Tietjens Prize from Poetry, and the Anahid Literary award from the Armenian Center at Columbia University. He is director of the writing program at the University of Pennsylvania.

Table of Contents

In the New House
Visiting Irasburg, Vermont in July
In the House Where Waiting Begins
Mrs. Caldera's House of Things
Mrs. Kinsey's House of Children
Words for the Spare House
The Visit
Running through Arizona
About Distance

My Father Teaches Me a Kind of Driving
In Alexandria
Uncle Hagop the Spendthrift
Uncle Karekin
At Stanley Bay
Grandmother, Garlic, and Alexandria

Going Back
Mr. Levering Our Scoutmaster Gives Me a Sense of Perspective
Mrs. Mitstifer
Walking my Children Home from School
The Persistence of Zachary
Compensations
The Teenager
When I Am Away from my Children

Shooting Star
Somewhere Between
Territories
A Hill in Summer
Another Side
Unhappiness
The Leap
Dark Quarrel
The Sleeper
Rara Avis
A Moment for Husband and Wife
At Flood Time
After Long Days of Rain
For Us

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