Maybe It Was So

Maybe It Was So

by Reginald Gibbons

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ISBN-13: 9780226290560
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 11/01/1991
Series: Phoenix Poets Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 78
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Reginald Gibbons is professor of English at Northwestern University and editor TriQuarterly magazine. He is the author of three books of poetry, Roofs Voices Roads, The Ruined Motel, and Saints. He is also editor of The Poet's Work and co-editor of From South Africa, both published by the University of Chicago Press. "From a Paper Boat," the centerpiece of Maybe It Was So, won the 1991 John Masefield Memorial Award of the Poetry Society of America.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
One
The Affect of Elms
Foreign Landscape
A Rememberer
Koktobel, March 1920
Long-ago Yaupon
One of César Vallejo's Human Poems
Hungry Man Raids Supermarket
Lemon Trees
Stars
Lovers
Hark
Analytical Episodes
Poem
Two
From a Paper Boat
Three
Piano (and Voice)
An Explosion
Retributions
Order of Battle
César Vallejo's Heralds
Madrid
Hide from Time
Question
Atlantic Incident
From an Early Train in Spring
Teacher
Prospect of a Village in Devon

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