Naming the Fires

Naming the Fires

by Patricia Traxler

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781934909850
Publisher: Hanging Loose Press
Publication date: 02/16/2016
Pages: 72
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author


Poet, novelist, teacher Patricia Traxler is a two-time Bunting Poetry Fellow and has won many other awards. This is her fourth poetry collection.

Table of Contents

The Heart 11

The Fires 12

War: a Memoir, One 13

Words of the Elders 14

Dragonfly 19

The Waters 20

War: a Memoir, Two 21

Blackberries 22

The Edge 23

Articles of Faith 24

War: a Memoir, Three 25

Each Morning 26

Death of a Distant In-Law 28

Lesson 29

War: a Memoir, Four 30

Untitled 31

Night Bloom 32

Poem Afloat 33

War: a Memoir, Five 34

Missoula Love Song 35

The World Above 37

The Thaw, the Ice Floes, and the Boy 39

Last Hike Before Leaving Montana 41

War: a Memoir, Six 42

Trout 43

Oleander 44

Scent of the Marlborough Ma 45

The News 46

Room to Let 47

War: a Memoir, Seven 49

The Hunger 50

The Dead Are Not 51

Voices in My Head 52

War: a Memoir, Eight 53

Under the Blood Moon 54

Devotions 55

Dying and Talking, Talking and Dying, etc. 57

The Red Skirt 58

Promise 59

After a Snowless Winter 61

War: a Memoir, Nine 62

Naming the Universe 63

Luna 65

War: a Memoir, Ten 66

Proof 67

Sentence 68

War: a Memoir, Eleven 69

What We Keep 70

Notes and Thanks 71

Acknowledgments 72

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