Liver

Liver

by Charles Harper Webb

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780299165741
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 11/14/2007
Series: Felix Pollak Prize in Poetry Series , #1999
Edition description: 1
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Charles Harper Webb is professor of English at California State University, Long Beach, as well as a psychotherapist in private practice. He has previously published a novel, The Wilderness Effect, and a book of poems, Reading the Water, and has edited two other collections of poetry.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Part I
Wedding Dress
3(2)
The Weight of Knowledge
5(2)
The Lighthearted Story of a Young Girl Raised by Trolls
7(2)
Myopia
9(2)
Over the Town
11(2)
Biblical Also-Rans
13(2)
Persistence of Sound
15(2)
Musk Turtle
17(2)
Heart
19(1)
Von Osten, His Teacher, Speaks of Clever Hans
20(2)
Tone of Voice
22(1)
Beachcomber Hotel, Papeete
23(2)
Floating Loin
25(3)
Tenderness in Men
28(1)
Towel Boy
29(8)
Part II
Lost Lives
37(2)
The Age of Orange: A History Inferred from Sentences in the Oxford English Dictionary
39(3)
Rumpelstiltskin Convention
42(2)
The Secret History of Rock & Roll
44(3)
Stegosaurus
47(2)
Tarantula
49(2)
Watch for Deer
51(2)
Cherubs
53(2)
Munchausen's Syndrome
55(2)
Gifts
57(1)
Scarcity
58(2)
Legacy
60(1)
"Octopus"
61(2)
Trust
63(2)
Prozac
65(2)
The Function of Poetry
67(1)
Byron, Keats, and Shelley
68(2)
Poem on My Anniversary
70(3)
Part III
Someone Else's Good News
73(2)
Photo Titled "Birth"
75(1)
Lampwick
76(2)
Coach Class Seats
78(2)
Confidence
80(2)
George
82(3)
Mother Asleep
85(2)
At Summer's End
87(2)
Losing My Hair
89(2)
It's Good That Old People Get Crotchety
91(2)
Love Poetry
93(2)
Identifying with the Buddha
95(3)
Chapel in the Pines
98(2)
Inheritance
100(2)
Liver
102(4)
Descent
106

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