The Corpse Flower: New and Selected Poems

The Corpse Flower: New and Selected Poems

by Bruce Beasley


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780295986395
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publication date: 12/28/2006
Series: Pacific Northwest Poetry Series
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Bruce Beasley is professor of English at Western Washington University in Bellingham. He is the author of five previous books including Spirituals and Signs and Abominations. Among his awards and honors are fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and Artist Trust, two Pushcart Prizes, the 1996 Colorado Prize (chosen by Charles Wright) for Summer Mystagogia, the Ohio State University Press / Journal Award for The Creation, and the Contemporary Poetry Series Award from the University of Georgia Press for Lord Brain.On Summer Mystagogia

Table of Contents

INITIALSfrom Spirituals (1988), The Creation (1994), and Summer Mystagogia


The Creation of EveEve, Learning to SpeakChildhoodIndian SummerSummerThe Instrument and Proper Corps of the SouleAt EasterThe ReliquaryNoviceThe Cursing of the Fig TreeEurydice in HadesSweet RepeatersSummer MystagogiaPrimaveraUgly OhioIdaho ComplineArcana MundiAdvent: Snow IncantationDoxologyThe Monologue of the Signifiedfrom A Mythic History of AlcoholismAfter an AdorationSleeping in Santo SpiritoA Dogwood Tree in a Country Graveyard, at EasterUltrasoundBefore ThanksgivingGoing Home to GeorgiaThe Conceiving

EXTREMITIESfrom Signs and Abominations

What Did You Come to See

Negatives of O'Connor and SerranoHermetic DiaryHermetic Self-PortraitMutating VillanelleErrata Mystagogiafrom Spiritual Alphabet in Midsummerfrom The Mosntrum Fugue

MORTOGENESESThe Corpse Flower: New Poems (2006)

The Corpse Flower

IsNot Light nor Life nor Love nor Nature nor Spirit nor Seblancenor Anthing We Can Put into WordsAnd Go into the Street Which Is Called StraightThe Craps HymnalLord's PrayerRotboxMortogenesisThe Vanishing Point

AcknowledgmentsAbout the Poet

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