Homage To Mistress Oppenheimer

Homage To Mistress Oppenheimer

by Steve Kronen



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781912477135
Publisher: Eyewear Publishing
Publication date: 03/01/2018
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Steve Kronen's previous collections are Splendor (BOA) and Empirical Evidence (University of Georgia Press). His work has appeared in The New Republic, Poetry, The American Scholar, AGNI, The American Poetry Review, Little Star, The Georgia Review, Ploughshares, Slate, The Yale Review, the New Statesman, The Paris Review, Poetry Daily, The Threepenny Review, and elsewhere. A graduate of Warren Wilson's MFA program, he has received an NEA, three Florida Individual Artist fellowships, the Cecil Hemley Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America, the James Boatwright Poetry Prize from Shenandoah, and fellowships from Bread Loaf, and the Sewanee Writers' Conferences. He is a librarian in Miami where he lives with his wife, novelist Ivonne Lamazares.

Table of Contents

Gimme That. Don't Smite Me. 9

Schrödinger's Cab 10

This Is How 11

Party Line, 1962 12

Who Likes Magic? 14

Quakes in China 15

Sonnet for the Long Childhood 16

The Bargain 17

House 18

The Course of the Marriage 19

Aguacero 20

They May Not Mean to, But They Do 22

Giraffe, the Ark 22

Gee, Cain, Why the Long Face? 24

They May Not Mean To, But They Do 25

How I Became King 26

Five Miami Stornelli 28

The Alien Corn 29

1975 31

My Father in the New World 32

The Old Country 33

FPS 34

On Courtship 36

Eros is Eros is Eros 37

Francis, Xanthus, & Mr. Ed 40

Bring Me the Sunflower 41

The Poet 42

Sonogram 43

Croatoan 44

The Present 45

The Odds 46

At Evening 48

The Order 50

My Younger Self 52

Kitty Oppenheimer; Pecos, New Mexico, 1939 53

Confession 55

Notes 57

Acknowledgements 59

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