JOYCE PESEROFF grew up in New York City and currently lives in Massachusetts. Her other books include A Dog in the Lifeboat, Robert Bly: When Sleepers Awake, and The Ploughshares Poetry Reader. She is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize, as well as grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Massachusetts Artists Foundation. She has taught in the MFA program at Emerson College and was recently Visiting Professor and Poet-in-Residence at the University of Massachusetts, Boston.
Table of Contents
The Hardness Scale The Dark Lady Of The Sonnets Making A Name For Myself His Marriage (Notes For A Novel) When You’re Gone Love Poem Fuck Poem Anatomy Tequila Sunrise This Poem Is For You Equinox New Hampshire Weekend
Explorer For My Friends Away From America Florida A Bad Neighborhood Wilhelm Reich In Forest Hills In The Park Weather Rain The Pool The Geese Protein The Neighbors Celebrate Spring Burnt Meadow Mountain From The Top Of Burnt Meadow Mountain Lake Oswego Storm King Mountain
Poem Mutation The Captive Cripples From Breughel Approaching Absolute Zero Harder Milo Good As Your Word Cutting Back Another Round The Continental Drift The Blue House
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