The Green House

The Green House

by Joyce Sutphen

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Overview

The Green House by Joyce Sutphen

A collection of poems from Minnesota Poet Laureate, Joyce Sutphen.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781910669617
Publisher: DUFOUR
Publication date: 03/20/2017
Pages: 80
Sales rank: 1,137,043
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

I

Window 11

Irish Suite 12

i Crossing 12

ii At the Window 13

iii On the Cliffs 14

A Bird in County Clare 15

A Postcard from the Burren 16

Moon Over Knockeven 17

County Clare Sonnet 18

Driving the Cows, County Clare 19

At Clonmacnoise 20

One Afternoon on Highway 169 21

Playing the Pipes 22

At Lissadell 23

Belfast Sunday Morning 24

A Dream of the Future 25

Flight Home 26

II

This Beautiful Paper 28

Little Bee 29

The Lost Alphabet 30

Evening Class 31

At Home 32

Snow, Snow, Snow 33

The Rhetoric of Snow 34

What It Is 35

Instead 36

The Sound of a Train 37

Writing Poetry 38

Poem Before Breakfast 39

Even When I Write the Poem 40

Wandering Around the House 41

Why We Need Poetry 43

Reading the Notes in the Norton Anthology of Poetry 44

For the Poet I Will Never Meet 46

Riding the Highway with Emily 47

Reading the Text 48

The Poem Happens 49

III

Birds of America 51

The Birds Walking 52

Herself and the Birds 53

In August 54

The Crows 55

The Cardinal 56

Amaryllis 57

Hawk and Fields 58

The Mouth of Language 59

Grammar Lessons 60

Still Life 61

The Soul 62

Observation Point 63

Constable Clouds 64

Bird Song, Cannon River Bottoms 65

We Shadows 66

Posing 67

Burne-Jones: The Golden Stairs 68

The Photo Album 69

Reading the Bones 70

Eclipses 71

Independence Day 72

Good 73

How I See the World 74

The Cup 75

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