May Day: Poems

May Day: Poems

by Gretchen Marquette

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781555977399
Publisher: Graywolf Press
Publication date: 05/03/2016
Pages: 80
Sales rank: 862,843
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Gretchen Marquette has published poems in Harper's Magazine, The Paris Review, and Tin House. She lives and teaches in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Table of Contents

I

Elsewhere 5

Doe 6

Prologue 8

Know Me 9

Prophecy 10

Colossus 11

Gregory 13

Andromeda 14

Painted Turtle 16

Macrocosm/Microcosm 17

I Know One Thing for Sure 18

II

Deer Suite 21

Trophy 25

Fisherman 26

Apart 27

Split 28

Lost 29

Montana 30

S = k log W 31

III

Want 35

A Poem about Childhood 36

Dear Gretel 37

Lament with Red Wall and Olive Tree 40

About Suffering 42

Childhood 43

An Orange 44

Why Loneliness 45

IV

What I've Learned about Cottonwoods 49

Boy 51

Styx 52

Translation 54

Red 55

Sketch for an Ode or Elegy 59

The Offering 60

A Cold Front 61

V

Ode to a Man in Dress Clothes 65

Figure Drawing 66

Despite 68

Deer through a Boutique Window 70

Song for the Festival 71

Mule Trail 72

Two Trains 74

May Day 75

Powderhorn, after the Storm 76

What We Will Love with the Time We Have Left 78

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