The Brighter House

The Brighter House

by Kim Garcia

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781935210894
Publisher: White Pine Press
Publication date: 11/08/2016
Series: White Pine Press Poetry Prize Series , #21
Pages: 102
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author


Kim Garcia: Kim Garcia is the author of DRONE, winner of the 2015 Backwaters Prize, Tales of the Sisters, winner of the 2015 Sow’s Ear Chapbook Contest, and Madonna Magdalene, released by Turning Point Books in 2006. Garcia teaches creative writing at Boston College.

Table of Contents

Tales of the Sisters: Snow 13

In My City of Z, Forgiveness 15

How I Learned to Talk 16

And in the beginning was all the after 17

Oil 21

Strangers 22

Miracle 25

Tales of the Sisters: Bees 26

Rumpelstiltskin 27

The Little Golden Books: The Toad Princess 28

Queen Babel

Little Man

For my father and the cancer that killed him 31

1943, How We Got Made 32

Tales of the Sisters: The Walrus 33

Thor 34

You're All the Gods to Me 35

Transfusion, 2 p.m. 36

This Remains 38

The Dead in Summer 39

Echo, echo 41

Sonnet 42

We Say 43

Tales of the Sisters: Cherries 44

Aubade 45

Blessing 47

Unicorn and Virgin, Cloisters Tapestries 49

Fixed 50

Annunciation 51

Prayer on the Feast of the Assumption 52

Tales of the Sisters: Atlantis 53

The Child Steps into the Dream Water to Declare her Existence 54

Ophelia Emerges From the River, Unscathed 55

Black Madonna 56

Tales of the Sisters: Judgment 59

Grief 60

Early Morning 61

Paschal Triptych: Spring's dead child heaves her stone 24

Stranger, this happiness

The net is cast

Unkind, Inclement Month 65

Shifting Light/Columbia River Gorge 66

Lilies of the Field 67

Tales of the Sisters: Mermaids 68

The mystic crucifixion by Tintoretto 69

Corpse Pose 70

Inauguration 71

Tilth of snow 72

Heaven 74

The Dead Wait on the Living to Go on Living 75

It's simpler 76

Lifting Heaven from Its Shelf 77

The Author 79

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