Local Fauna

Local Fauna

by Brian Brodeur


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781606352373
Publisher: Kent State University Press
Publication date: 02/01/2015
Series: Wick Chapbook Series 5 Series , #5
Pages: 46
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 5.30(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Brian Brodeur is the author of the poetry collections Natural Causes (2012) and Other Latitudes (2008), as well as the chapbook So the Night Cannot Go on Without Us (2007). New poems and interviews have been published or are forthcoming in AWP Writer’s Chronicle, Crab Orchard Review, Measure, 32 Poems, Shenandoah, and The Southern Review. Brodeur curates the blog “How a Poem Happens,” an online anthology of over 150 interviews with poets. A 2013 Walter E. Dakin Fellow at the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, he is currently a George Elliston Fellow in Poetry in the Ph.D. in English and Comparative Literature Program at the University of Cincinnati, where he serves as an assistant editor for The Cincinnati Review.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi

Photograph of Jack Spicer Holding a Life-Sized Bust of the Head of Jack Spicer 1

Vigil 2

Not Versed in Country Things 5

Cousins 6

Force 8

Talk of the Nation 9

Local Fauna 11

Blight 14

Cincinnati Pastoral 15

Returns 18

Variations on a Theme by Borges 20

Homeric Variations 22

Mrs. Baumeister 24

Little Bestiary 27

Dear Proserpina 29

The Register 31

For the Cigarette Holes in a Favorite Robe 32

A Stand of Swamp Maples in Purcellville, Virginia 33

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