Common Sense

Common Sense

by Jessica Baran



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780918786630
Publisher: Lost Roads Publishers
Publication date: 11/01/2016
Pages: 89
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Jessica Baran is the author of two poetry collections: EQUIVALENTS (Lost Roads Press, 2012 - winner of the Brigham Women Writers Award) and REMAINS TO BE USED (Apostrophe Books, 2010), as well as the chapbook Late and Soon, Getting and Spending (All Along Press, 2012). She was the director of fort gondo compound for the arts, in St. Louis, MO for five years. Her poetry and art criticism have appeared in Art in America,, A Public Space, Aufgabe, the Awl, BOMB, the Boston Review, and Poor Claudia, among other publications.

Table of Contents

C'est la Guerre 3

Two or Three Things I Know about Her 4

Assorted Fictions 7

Seven Poems of Use 8

Glass Ceiling Gala 12

Of Utmost Priority 13

Funny Not Funny 14

Hysterical Hermeneutics 15

A Direction is just like that (Hers) 19

Waiting Room 31

Doctrinaire / Questionnaire 32

Common Sense 34

Teenage Lust 36

Eight Poems on Set 38

At the Hedenkamp Family's Former Orchard Valley Estate 43

Long Story Short 45

Dirty Night 47

A Direction is just like that (His) 51

Life During Wartime 63

Halftime in America 64

Distancing Effect 65

Inside Love Songs 66

Neversink 67

The Girl Chewing Gum 68

The Suitcases of Love, Truth, Work, and Beauty 69

None the Wiser 70

Days of Wine and Droning 71

Constitutional Errors 75

Say It's Only a Paper Moon 82

Notes 87

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