The Available World

The Available World

by Ander Monson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781932511833
Publisher: Sarabande Books
Publication date: 07/01/2010
Pages: 72
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Ander Monson is the author of three published books (Neck Deep and Other Predicaments, Other Electricities, Vacationland), and one forthcoming (Vanishing Point, Graywolf, 2010). He is the editor DIAGRAM Magazine and the New Michigan Press. Though he lives in Tucson where he teaches at the University of Arizona, his heart still resides thirty hours northeast by car.

Table of Contents

One Availability

Rich World 3

On Basketball 5

Sermon, Now Encrypted 7

Availability 10

Some of Us Have Fewer 12

Sometimes the Air Surrounding Me Is Sudden with Flowers 13

Sermon for the Day After the Last Missed Apocalypse Prediction 15

From the Anthology of Dreams of Death: Dream that Ends with an Axe in a Garage Wall 17

For Orts 19

Nihilist Desire 21

I Have Been Trying to Make Something Happen 23

Two Availability

Version of Hush 27

Avatar: Eclogue 28

Stopped-Up Gutter Sermon Found Underneath an Ear that Was Pressed to the Ground 30

Availability 32

Pissing Listening to Elinor Benedict 35

More Precisely 36

Work-Related Injury Sermon 37

A Brief History of the Kiss According to the Reverend 40

Can We Get to the Center of It 42

Trace 43

At Night My Armless Brother's Heart Sounds Like This: Systole & Diastole 44

This Simulation: Tour 46

Wil Wheaton as Icarus, Descending 48

Ordinary Experience 49

Sermon for the Midway Point 51

Methylchloroisothiazolinone 52

Exhaust 53

Three Deciduousness

Before Vandalism 57

Detail of My Sort of Light 59

More and More Availability 60

Short Sermon on/for the Serious Number 64

The Usual Kind of Coma 67

Dear Boar 69

This Calculus Sermon 73

Any Vanishing Point Is as Good as This 74

Maybe Visionary Sermon 75

It's True, I Love the Shape of Steam 77

Slow Dance with Icarus 79

Sermon in Ribbons 81

Elegy for Beotch 82

Eminent Domain 84

Acknowledgments 87

The Author 91

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