Poems: New and Selected

Poems: New and Selected

by Marianne Boruch

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780932440952
Publisher: Oberlin College Press
Publication date: 02/01/2004
Series: FIELD Poetry Series , #15
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.65(d)

About the Author

MARIANNE BORUCH'S recent work is a 7th collection of poems, The Book of Hours and a memoir, The Glimpse Traveler, both published in 2011. She’s currently on a Fulbright, teaching and writing at the University of Edinburgh.

Table of Contents

New Poems
The History of The3
I
Near Halloween15
The Way the Dying Hear Things16
Bad Cello18
On the Street19
Leaves in Fall20
Double Double21
Science, Book 122
Piano Tuning23
The Old Mathematician24
In Winter25
Pleasure26
Summer House27
Bones Not of this Puny World28
At Horticulture Park31
The Driveway32
Song in Spring33
I Imagine the Mortician34
My Uncle Who Hated Zoos Is35
Small Yards37
Wires38
Little Fugue39
Elegy40
All Those People41
Once at Berghoff's42
Sin43
IIfrom View from the Gazebo, 1985
View from the Gazebo47
The Blue-Black Light48
Diamond Breakfast49
The Violinist Beginning to Fly50
Love Poem Against the Spring51
A Line is Just a Series of Dots52
The Cheerful Light of July53
We Drove54
Letter55
Her Brown Checked Dress56
Stranger in Her Room57
Distant Knowledge That Spits and Flashes58
Falling Asleep to Voices59
This Moment of Raven60
Memory Biscuit61
Bird Census62
On Translation64
I Put on My Jonathan Edwards This Apple Season65
Chicago Poultry66
Letter from Taichung67
The Fortune Teller69
The Hammer Falls, Is Falling70
A Thin Dark Room71
Sympathy72
IIIfrom Descendant, 1989
My Son and I Go See Horses75
A Deck of Cards Thrown to Wind76
The Fox77
Buick78
195779
Flies80
In Starlight81
The Doctor Far from Home82
Blur in the Attic Room83
Reasons84
Perennial Garden86
White Rose87
Purple Iris88
Bleeding Heart89
Monkshood90
Delphinium91
Wine Lily92
Angels93
Noon94
A Chair in Raw Hope95
The Rug96
Interior with a Violin97
Wallace Stevens and Charles Ives Talk Shop in Farmington, Maine98
The Funny-Looking Biscuit99
The Window101
Over the Twilight Street102
IVfrom Moss Burning, 1993
Then105
The Luxor Baths106
Rare Old Violins109
The Berlin Wall, 1966110
For Emily Dickinson111
The Kingdom112
Work114
Total Eclipse115
Winter117
Town Pool118
Maps119
Neighborhood Roofs120
On Sorrow122
Moss Burning123
Tree125
The Stairway126
Walking Home132
Ash Wednesday133
Geese134
Up in Air135
Argument, with Migration137
The Surveying Class138
Holy Cards139
Distance141
At the Y142
Dr. Williams' Desk144
At School145
The Crickets147
Windstorm, Late March148
To All Those Poets One Reads in Childhood149
The Bog150
The Going-Out-of-Business Greenhouse151
In April152
Vfrom A Stick that Breaks and Breaks, 1997
Omens155
Momentary, in Winter159
Lent160
Halfway162
Sewing163
Camouflage164
Chinese Brushwork165
Crushed Birds167
Happiness168
Car Covered with Snow169
The Vietnam Birthday Lottery, 1970170
The Book of Hand Shadows172
The Great Ape House173
The Hawk174
Bird Passing175
Library Stereopticon178
Fasting179
Tulip Tree180
Lament182
I Paint My Bad Painting183
The Dove188
Fish189
Aubade190
Head of an Unknown Saint191
Smoking192
Fireworks at New Year193
The American Opera Company194
Swimming Lesson196
Old Ball Field197
Exhaustion198
X-Ray Vision199
A Small Thing200
Above the Chinese Cemetery201
After Surgery202
Year in Hawaii204
Nest206
Acknowledgments207

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