Against the Blue

Against the Blue

by Julia McConnell


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781635340228
Publisher: Finishing Line Press
Publication date: 09/23/2016
Pages: 38
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.09(d)

About the Author

Julia McConnell is a poet and a librarian in Oklahoma City. She's earned a B.A. in English and a Masters in Library and Information Science from the University of Oklahoma. Julia's work has appeared in This Land Press, Blood and Thunder, Elegant Rage: A Poetic Tribute to Woody Guthrie, Ain't Nobody That Can Sing Like Me: New Oklahoma Writing, and Oklahoma Poems... and Their Poets. A lifelong Okie, Julia can be seen in her boots stomping through the red dirt with her Jack Russell Terrier, Molly Marlova Magdalena McConnell.

Table of Contents

That Girl 1
For My First Reader 3
Family Tableau 5
Joint Custody 6
What the Snake Knows 7
My Red Shitkickers 8
ALS Ice Bucket Challenge 9
Visiting Home While in Town for a Conference 11
Evanescence 12
Losing Sight 13
Descent 14
Burial 15
On Buying Rings 16
Thanksgiving 17
Household Agriculture 18
This Is What You've Been Waiting For 19
Driving on highway 17 between Marfa and Ft. Davis 20
Phantom Ring Syndrome 21
This what you gave me 22
Hourglass Half-Full 23
We are all still separate 24
When I think it's over 25

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