The Deep North: A Selection of Poems

The Deep North: A Selection of Poems


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807616260
Publisher: Braziller, George Inc.
Publication date: 12/04/2013
Series: Australian Poets Series
Pages: 90
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Bronwyn Lea has published three volumes of poems and edits Australian Poetry Journal. She lives in Brisbane, Australia.

Paul Kane is a poet and critic who has published six collections of poems and a dozen other books. He has received a Fulbright award, Guggenheim and NEA Fellowships and grants from the Mellon Foundation. He is general editor of The Braziller Series of Australian Poets, and is currently
Professor of English and Environmental Studies at Vassar College. He lives in
Warwick, New York.

Table of Contents

A Note on Bronwyn Lea ix

Born Again 3

The Other Way Out 4

Antipodes 6

A Place 7

Bronwyn Lea 8

How to Become a Fossil 10

Women of a Certain Age 12

The Dream 13

Orthograde 14

Seven Feet 8C Where They're From 16

These Gifts 24

Ordinary Grace 25

The Nightgown 26

The Poet's Bed 27

Seferis 28

The Angel and the Hermit 29

Love Begins with a Vision 31

The Photograph 32

Christmas Day 33

Routine Love Poem 34

California Morning 38

Festival of the Sun 39

Woman Molding a Vase 40

Where is the Love? 42

Tomorrow I Will Plant Flowers, Find a New Place to Hang My Keys 43

Palinode 44

Insufficient Knowledge 45

The Cairn 46

Homecomings 47

My Nepenthe 48

Original Sin 49

Miserability 51

Monologue on Bob Hope Blvd 52

The Flood 54

One of the Horses of Marly 56

Contemplating Chaos at Burleigh Heads 57

Girls' Night of Long Island 59

Lord Duke 61

Leaving West End 62

Deep Creek Hot Springs 64

Crows 65

Driving Into Distance 67

Grandiflora 70

Ars Poetica 71

Found Wanting at Zen Mountain Monastery 72

Memory 75

Port Moresby 76

A Rush of Butterflies 77

The Isurumuniya Lovers 79

Graffiti on the Mirror Wall 81

Standing in Bette Davis's Shoes 84

Feet 86

Hand of the Bodhisattva 87

Notes 88

Acknowledgments 89

Biographical Note 90

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