The Room Where Summer Ends

The Room Where Summer Ends

by Peter Cooley
ISBN-10:
0915604272
ISBN-13:
9780915604272
Pub. Date:
04/01/1979
Publisher:
Carnegie-Mellon University Press

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The Room Where Summer Ends

PETER COOLEY was born in Detroit. He attended Shimer College, the University of Chicago, and the University of Iowa. He lives with his wife and two children in New Orleans, where he teaches at Tulane University. His poems have appeared in The New Yorker, Three Rivers Poetry Journal, Virginia Quarterly Review, and numerous other magazines.

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ISBN-13: 9780915604272
Publisher: Carnegie-Mellon University Press
Publication date: 04/01/1979
Series: Carnegie Mellon Poetry Series
Edition description: 1st ed
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents

OBSERVANCES
Observances
Return
Dandelions
Prodigal
Conclusion of a Letter to the Angel
Moving South, He Hears this Colloquy Inside Himself
Coda to a Poetry Reading
From the Gulf
Locales
You Know This
Bayou Autumn

SPIDER
Requiescat
The Descent into Heaven
An Aftermath
An Exorcism
Witch Boy
Scorpio

A MAN INHABITED
Calling
The Nightingale
How it will Happen
Mummers
Magnolia Tree
The Dwarf Garden
Last Conversation
Three Wakings
St. Vitus
An Arrival

SONGS OF THE LOST
Mute’s Song
Song of the Idiot
Mother’s Song
Song of the Old Man
Song of the Hooker
Song of the Blind Man
Song of the Saint
Song of the Drowned Man
Song of the Madman
Infant’s Song
Song of the Hermit

THE ROOM WHERE SUMMER ENDS
Moving Away
Within the Rooms of Summer
Skywritings
The Mountains
The Response
Meditations at Crescent Beach
The Miscarriage
Configurations
The Naming
Another August
Sonnet
Anima Mundi
Ararat

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