The Moment's Only Moment: poems

The Moment's Only Moment: poems

by Emilie Buchwald



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781935666905
Publisher: Nodin Press
Publication date: 11/15/2016
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Emilie Buchwald’s poetry and prose have been published in Harper’s, American Scholar, American Quarterly, Kenyon Review, Great River Review, The Lyric, When Women Look at Men, Harper’s Bazaar, O. Henry Prize Stories, and The North Country Reader, among other publications. She was the editor of the Poetry Society of America’s Wallace Stevens Centenary Celebration publication, and the coeditor of three poetry anthologies.

Buchwald was the founding copublisher and editor of Milkweed Chronicle and Milkweed Editions. She is the founding publisher and editor of The Gryphon Press, now in its tenth year. Books she has edited have received more than two hundred awards. Buchwald is the recipient of the McKnight Distinguished Artist Award, the Kay Sexton Award, the A. P. Anderson Award, a Doctor of Humane Letters honorary degree from the University of Minnesota, and the National Book Critics Circle Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award. Emilie and her husband, Henry, live in Minneapolis,

Table of Contents


Beating Time 3

Heart Throb 5

Good-bye Good-bye 6

Flying the Hill 7

Your Eyes 9

Soul 11

From Beyond the Rainbow Bridge, Buck Comments 13

A Cabin Summer 15

My Mother's Music 18


Yes 21

For Barbara Esbensen, who made Thanksgiving every day 23

Poetry, the Lines Themselves 24

Suburban Mother 25

A Simple Task 27

Swimming into Sex 29

Winter Song 31

The White Book 32


Flow It Is 35

Hypocrite 36

Production Line 36

With Toast 37

Dog Soup 37

"Rats Regret Bad Choices Much As Humans Do, Study Finds" 38

Home, Home on the Range 39


Letter to Kathleen 43

I Will Consider Our Dog Sara 47

Possession 50

As Soon As It's Here It's Gone, But So What 51

Lipari, Aeolian Islands 53


Swans 59

The Imperial Gardens, Tokyo 61

Shakuhachi Flute 62

'Nikko Toshogu Shrine, O-mikuji 63

A Bird in a Bookshop 65

Arcadia 66

You Don't Get By with Being Dead, Bill Holm 67

Tribes 70


The Reader 73

Jupiter/Io. These Older Nights 74

Beauty/Beast 75

Hex 76

Minnesota, Windchill -50° 77


Heart of Life 85

Old Dog Sleeping 86

Spring Tally 87

Games 88

At the Bird Ramada, Sonoran Desert 89

A lion and I are twined 92

Being Born 93

Cost 95

Paradise 96

Acknowledgments 99

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