The Parable of Fire

The Parable of Fire

by James Reiss

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Overview

The Parable of Fire by James Reiss

A collection of poetry by James Reiss.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780887482397
Publisher: Carnegie-Mellon University Press
Publication date: 03/01/1996
Series: Carnegie Mellon Poetry Series
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

JAMES REISS, the author of two previous books of poems, The Breathers and Express, as well as the editor of Self-Interviews: James Dickey, is Professor of English at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and Editor of the Miami University Press.

Table of Contents

Dark Conceit

Castrati in Caesar’s Court
Letter to Guido Novello, Lord of Ravenna, from his Ambassador’s Assistant, 1321
The Amanuensis
Whitman at a Grain Depot
Demolition
Carnegie Hill
Memorial Quilt, Central Park
On Block Island Sound
Rock Climber

Guatemalan Worry Dolls
Mexico
Lake Night Festival
Supper in Tiberias
Ammunition Hill
Jerusalem
My Mother’s Feet
The Blue Bird Inn
A Call

Game
Crickets
Him
Summer Job
Tie
The Flute Maker’s Apprentice Speaks of his Master
Woodland Sketches
Hermes Restored
Dorland

Crabbing
Eclipse the Dark

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