The Opposite of Light: Poems

The Opposite of Light: Poems

by Kimberly Grey


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780892554713
Publisher: Persea Books
Publication date: 04/18/2016
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 849,842
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Kimberly Grey, a recent Wallace Stegner Fellow, is Marsh
McCall Lecturer in Continuing Studies at Stanford University. Her poems have appeared in Boston Review, Kenyon Review,
A Public Space, Tin House, and elsewhere.

Table of Contents


Invention 3

Modern Sentences 5

Epithalamium ABC 7

The Functions of X and Y 8

Reverie 9

Somehow, We are a We 10

Of Newness 11

Conjugating 12

Fragments of Sappho 14

American Sentences 15

We Are Mostly Alright 17

To Grieve, in Other Verbs 18

What We Have Lost 19

Winnow 20

A Deconstruction of Memory 21

Rules of Leaving 22

The Last Marriage 23


Reinvention 29

Hunger Sentences 30

Meditation in B 32

The Function of You and I 33

Conditional Dreaming 34

Somehow, We are National 35

Of Largeness 36

Conjugated 37

Fragments of Time 39

Heroic Sentences 40

We Are Mostly Merciful 41

A Meditation in Adverbs 42

Where We Have Been 44

Wound! Out from Behind Two Crouching Masses of the World the Word Leapt 45

A Reconstruction of Memory 46

Rules of Becoming 47

The First Marriage 48

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