Heathen

Heathen

by R. Flowers Rivera

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780979750991
Publisher: Broadside Lotus Press
Publication date: 02/02/2015
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Part I Isle of Promethea

Invoking Erato 3

Lady Tiresias: Seven Years a Woman 4

Penelope's Web 5

Sisyphus 7

The Achilles Poem: Heel 9

Icarus 10

Charon the Ferryman 11

Paris 13

Hera Has Her Say 15

Iago's Lament 18

Ismene Speaks 19

E True Hollywood Story: M- 20

Minotaur's Coda 21

Echo on a Good Day 23

Leda to Her Younger Self 25

Niobe 26

Persephone: All Bound Up 27

Isle of Promethea 29

How Often in Darkness 30

A Siren Repents 33

Eurydice 34

God Forbid: King Salmoneus 36

Part II I Am Hephaestus 41

I Am Hephaestus 41

Part III Doubt

Dark Sorrowing 55

Breckinridge Mill Dam 60

Salt 61

Jellyfish Heart 62

The Obtuse of a Literary Triangle 63

Stay 64

Doubt 66

Her 69

Anniversary Apart 71

New York to Atlanta in Fourteen Hours: 2 A.M. Conjugal 73

Vivid 74

Lump of Sugar 75

Red Eye of Dawn 77

Part IV Mustard Seed

Trying to Explain 81

Show, Don't Tell 82

Ironing in June 83

Braiding Alexis 85

Equanimity 87

Salah: Dulles Airport 89

Ode to Sue 90

Ravished Landscapes 91

I Can Show You 92

Transfiguration 93

Heavy in My Jesus Year 95

Distant Neighbor 96

Mustard Seed 99

Simulacra: Ghazal at 42 101

Undertow 102

Her Lover Eyes the Exit 104

Aubade 105

Sightlines 107

Heathen 108

Here 109

About the Author 111

Critical Comments 113

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