Green Target

Green Target

by Tina Barr
Green Target

Green Target

by Tina Barr

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Overview

Poetry. "It was a challenge and pleasure to read these lyric and narrative poems made by a poet who uses her sophistication to consider the lives of those for whom so much has been denied and whose rage now makes targets of us all."—Judge, Patricia Spears Jones


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780999746158
Publisher: Barrow Street, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/15/2018
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 82
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Tina Barr's books include GREEN TARGET (Barrow Street Press), Kaleidoscope (Iris Press) and THE GATHERING EYE (Tupelo Press Editor's Prize), as well as three chapbooks, all winners of chapbook contests. She has received Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Tennessee Arts Commission, and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. Her residencies include the MacDowell Colony, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Vermont Studio Center and Ucross Foundation. She lives in a cabin on the side of a mountain in Black Mountain, NC.

Table of Contents

I Green

Tick Tock Tank 1

Threat 2

Agricultural Fair 3

Target with Plaster Casts, Jasper Johns, 1955 4

"Green" 5

Still Life 7

Jewelweed 9

Funnel 10

Ghost Variations 12

Exotic Manure 17

At a Bar Called Mamzelle 18

Secrecies 20

Mayhem 21

II Artemis

White Coin 25

Until the Cows Come Home 26

In Fruiting, Which is Dying, Is Made Seed 29

III Heat

Fire 34

Imps and Angels 36

"Though Your Sins Be as Scarlet, They Shall Be White as Snow" 38

IV Concentric

Green Target, Jasper Johns, 1955 43

The Dark Vegetables 44

White Target, Jasper Johns, 1957 46

White Light 48

The Herd 50

The Sower 52

Wing 54

V The Floating World

Pot of Gold 59

This is Not a Poem About Cucumbers 60

Einstein's Floating World 62

Green Moment 64

Playing Possum 65

Incurable 67

Celebrants 70

Here Be Dragons 71

The Skink's Fear is Urgent 73

After the Judgment of Cambyses 75

The Rock of St. Peter 77

Target with Four Faces, Jasper Johns, 1958 79

Hourglass 81

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