Afloat: Poems 2014-2017

Afloat: Poems 2014-2017

by Jonathan Greene

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781937968410
Publisher: Broadstone Books
Publication date: 03/01/2018
Pages: 88
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author


Jonathan Greene, born in New York City in 1943, graduated from Bard College in 1965. Twice he spent time living in San Francisco before moving to Kentucky in 1966 to work for the university press where he became book designer and production manager. His Gnomon Press, founded in 1965, has published many literary and photographic works. He lives on a Kentucky River farm north of Frankfort with his wife, fiber artist and photographer Dobree Adams, and continues to work as a freelance book designer. He has been awarded fellowships for his writing from both the National Endowment for the Arts and the Kentucky Arts Council.

Table of Contents

The Dark Mirror xi

Prepare 3

Pre-Dawn 4

Rehearsing 5

Earthworm 6

Fossil 7

Temple Bell 8

Elusive 9

As It Was 10

Real Wealth 11

Late August 12

Walking in Fog 13

Adagio 14

In French Villages 15

In Italy 16

Near Florence, Oregon 17

Woods Walking 18

The Return 19

Niche Living 20

Unseen Moment 21

Come Again 22

Young Love 23

The Answer 24

When in Love 25

Rummaging 26

A Possible Space 27

Homage 28

Distance Is 29

Discussions in & Out… 30

Plein-Air 31

Turnover 32

Against Speed 33

Local History 34

How Did They Know? 35

Life's Playground 36

Jacob's Ladder 37

In The Pumpkin Patch 38

Halloween Mask 39

Outside the Casino 40

Gnarly 41

Winter Prank 42

Finding a Home 43

Above It All 44

Thaw Watching 45

Exactly 46

The Other Half 47

The Outer, the Inner 48

Jigsaw Puzzle 49

Memory of Faces as Palimpsest 50

Intimate Landscapes 51

Local Eschatology 52

Turn of the Year 53

Calculating Remoteness 54

When the World Goes Mad 55

Given 56

How It Happens 57

Top Ten Poetry Radio 58

Gods Demagogues 59

The Difficulty of Descent 60

Cris De Coeur 61

Chimney Birds 62

Visitation 64

When the Angel Azriel Comes 65

Years & Years 66

Should But Doesn't 67

Begin an Ending 68

Metaphysical Tabulations 69

Diurnal 70

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