Green Hill

Green Hill

by Lorna Knowles Blake


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781773490106
Publisher: Able Muse Press
Publication date: 08/20/2018
Pages: 80
Sales rank: 696,932
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.19(d)

About the Author

Lorna Knowles Blake lives in New Orleans and Cape Cod. Her first poetry collection, PERMANENT ADDRESS, won the Richard Snyder Award and was published by Ashland University Press in 2008. GREEN HILL won the 2017 Able Muse Book Award. She serves on the editorial board of the journal Barrow Street and on the advisory board of Poetry Sunday, a weekly program of WCAI, Cape Cod's public radio station. Her poems, translations, essays, and reviews appear regularly in literary journals, both in print and online.

Table of Contents

vi Acknowledgments


5 Intertidal

7 A Nest

8 Lullaby

9 Ode to Books

10 Fable

11 Proverbs of Hell

12 Sketches of Lorca

13 Mimosa

14 Twombly’s Tulips

15 Baucis and Philemon

16 Prepositional


19 Love Your Rhythm

20 Retorno

21 Glosa

23 Duke Ellington

24 Proverbs of Hell

25 The Lepidopterist

27 Mackerel Sky

28 Sketches of Lorca

29 Passacaglia

30 Caracole

31 Green Hill


35 El teleférico

36 The Allure of the Ledge

37 Aliens

38 Proverbs of Hell

39 Celestial Navigation

40 Habits of Deception

42 Vissi d’Arte

43 Ino’s Veil

44 Sisters

46 from Urna votiva

47 Misdemeanors

48 Persephone in Manhattan


51 Sketches of Lorca

52 Testimony of the Senses

54 Overture

55 Frost Lines: A Cento

56 Argos

57 The Happy Composer

58 The Garden as She Left It

59 On a Line from “Astrophil and Stella”

60 Manna

61 Sketches of Lorca

62 Proverbs of Hell

63 Ararat

65 Notes

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