Other People's Troubles

Other People's Troubles

by Jason Sommer

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780226768168
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 10/28/1997
Series: Phoenix Poets Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 78
Product dimensions: 6.13(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Jason Sommer teaches poetry, creative writing, and literature at Fontbonne College in St. Louis, Missouri. He is the author of a book of poems titled Lifting the Stones (1991).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Last in before Dark
Meyer Tsits and the Children
Luck
The Property of the World
Joining the Story
Lifting the Stone
Not When You Call Them Do the Pictures Come
Adam's Call
Adam Naming Himself
Amnesia
Other People's Troubles
Mengele Shitting
I. Taking My Name
II. My Father Concentrates on His Luck
III. Speaking of the Lost
IV. Lilly, Reparations
Islanded with Children
The Find
In the Rush Hour
Aubade
The Wound
For Whoever Reads My Book in Solitude
Horizon with Sun

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