by Marni Ludwig


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ISBN-13: 9781936970148
Publisher: New Issues Poetry and Prose
Publication date: 03/12/2013
Pages: 63
Sales rank: 103,151
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

MARNI LUDWIG is also the author of Little Box of Cotton and Lightning, selected by Susan Howe for a 2011 Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowship. She holds degrees from Sarah Lawrence College, Columbia University, and Washington University in St. Louis. Her poems have appeared in Boston Review, Boulevard, FIELD, Gulf Coast, High Chair, JERRY, Western Humanities Review, and other journals. She lives in Athens, GA, where she is a PhD candidate at the University of Georgia, and in Brooklyn, NY.

Table of Contents

Ceremony for a Sphere 11

After the Girl 12

Little Box of Cotton and Lightning 13

A Reenactment 14

Human Compass Garden 15

Ceremony for Lying Completely Still 16

Broom 17

Clinic 18

Against Medical Advice 19

Ceremony for the Closing of the Mouth 20

Among the Living as Among the Dead 21

Expert on Shadows 23

Cigar Box 24

Thimble 25

Ceremony for a Susie 26

Braille 27

Lines from a Southern Airport 28

Parade 31

Dying So a Scene May Be Repeated 37

Ferry 38

Black Whistling 39

Confectionary 40

Exurbia 41

Pill Box 42

Iron 43

Orchestrina 44

Refrigerator 45

The Party 46

Ceremony for a Bystander 47

Arrow 48

Everything Is a Hat 50

Day Choir 51

Pins in the Shape of Lions 52

Museum Garden 53

Gymkhana 54

In the Kingdom of Shade and Silence 55

Ceremony for the Lynx 56

Votive 57

Petite 58

Mermaid Parade 59

Parallax 60

Steeplechase 61

Secret 62


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