This visceral collection by Jan Freeman takes the reader by the throat, combining a metaphysics of grief with gut-wrenching humor. Nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry.
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About the Author
Jan Freeman is the author of Simon Says, Hyena, and Autumn Sequence. She is the recipient of the 1993 Cleveland State Poetry Center award, and has been a contributing editor of The American Poetry Review since 1987. She lives in Ashfield, Massachusetts.
Table of Contents
Tenderness Killed the Cat If Tired Meant Heart A Winter's Story Simon Says Happiness Killed the Cat Missing Brassiere As If Her Breath Kiss Will Killed the Cat On the Subject of Suicide Contra Dance Her Long Spine Comfort Killed the Cat October Poems Miss Mary Mack Mack, Mack Another Version Are You My Cake to Eat and Love?
Cat's Dream: Praise Killed the Cat That Day A Horse Tin Stupidity Killed the Cat A Likely Story Morning Mantra Some Things Continue When You're Dead Greed Killed the Cat Rain Money