The End of Pink

The End of Pink

by Kathryn Nuernberger

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781942683148
Publisher: BOA Editions, Ltd.
Publication date: 09/13/2016
Series: American Poets Continuum Series
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 903,397
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author


Kathryn Nuernberger is the author of Rag & Bone, which won the 2010 Elixir Press Antivenom Prize. She teaches in the creative writing program at the University of Central Missouri, where she also serves as the director of Pleiades Press. She has received research grants from the American Antiquarian Society and the Bakken Museum of Electricity in Life.

Table of Contents

The Symbolical Head (1883) as When Was the Last Time? 11

More Experiments with the Mysterious Property of Animal Magnetism (1769) 13

Zoontological Sublime 16

About Derrick, If You're into That 20

Bat Boy Washed Up Onshore 23

Benjamin Harding to Prospective Investors on the Refining Effects of Static Electricity and Volcanic Action in the Ultimate Production of Both Atomic (or Molecular) and FREE Pure Metallic Gold (1838) 25

Testimonial (1888) 27

P. T. Barnum's Fiji Mermaid Exhibition as I Was Not the Girl I Think I Was 29

I Concede the Point, I Concede the Point, I Concede the Point 31

Wonders and Mysteries of Animal Magnetism Displayed (1791) as What I Want Is 33

Rituals of the Bacabs as the Strange Case of Kate Abbott 35

Birds of Ohio 37

Reading Drops of Water: Showing the Mysteries of the Visible World (1873) as Love Poem 38

The Book of Knowledge, the Experienced Farrier, &c. (1793) as The Best of All Possible Worlds 40

The End of Pink 42

The Saint Girl's Sweetest Tortures 47

The Saint Girl Died and Went to Heaven and That Was One Problem After Another 48

Ways in Which the Saint Girl Is and Is Not Me; Also, So What If She Is and What If She Isn't 49

The Saint Girl Discovers an Orgasmitron 50

The Saint Girt Tries to Do the Right Thing 51

The Saint Girl's Isochronal Error 52

The Saint Girl Takes in Strays 53

The Saint Girl Opens the Window and Closes It as She Pleases 54

The Nimbuses of Devils 55

Or Perhaps Not 59

My First Peacock 60

Property Lines 61

When Cortez Came 63

My Peacock Among the Phantasmagoria 64

Whatever You Need 67

Little Brown Jug, Look on the Bright Side 69

Toad 71

My Peacock's Daguerreotype 73

Peter, Raised by Wolves (1726) 75

René Descartes and the Clockwork Girl 78

Peacock and Sister 81

Little Lesson on How to Be 82

Acknowledgments 85

About the Author 87

Colophon 92

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