Don't Explain

Don't Explain

by Elizabeth N. Sholl

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780299157241
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 10/28/1997
Series: Felix Pollak Prize in Poetry Series
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Betsy Sholl grew up on the NewJersey shore, lived in Boston and Big Stone Gap, Virginia, and now lives in Portland, Maine. She teaches at the University of Southern Maine and in the MFA in Writing Program at Vermont College. She has published four books of poetry, including Changing Faces, Appalachian Winter, and Rooms Overhead . The fourth, The Red Line, won the 1991 Associated Writing Programs Award for Poetry.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
I 3(24)
Behind the Saint-Lazare Station
3(2)
The Stream
5(2)
With You in the Darkness
7(2)
To the Dregs
9(1)
The Rim
10(2)
Different Porches
12(2)
Loose Keys
14(2)
Undersong
16(2)
Style
18(2)
Mysterioso
20(2)
Chances
22(5)
II 27(24)
Blues Is My Companion
27(3)
Festival in the Park
30(2)
Test Patterns
32(2)
The Past
34(2)
Hood
36(1)
Pink Slip
37(2)
Dogs
39(2)
Midnight Flowers
41(2)
Babysitting to Thelonious Monk
43(2)
A Kind of Darkness
45(2)
Between Pickets
47(4)
III 51
The Tiny Gate
51(2)
Fine Arts
53(2)
Valentines
55(2)
Autobiography in Third Person
57(2)
Monkey House
59(2)
Halfway
61(2)
Falling
63(2)
Four Crows at Dusk
65(1)
Sparrows
66(3)
Don't Explain
69(2)
Redbud
71

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