Throw Yourself into the Prairie

Throw Yourself into the Prairie

by Francesca Chabrier

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781936747733
Publisher: Sarabande Books
Publication date: 02/15/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 60
File size: 490 KB

About the Author

Francesca Chabrier is the author of the chapbook The Axioms (Pilot Books, 2013). Her poems have appeared in Action Yes, jubilat, notnostrums, Sixth Finch and Sink Review. She is a graduate of the MFA Program for Poets and Writers at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and lives in Oregon.

Table of Contents


Peach Some Laid Their Hands On 3

Chapter 1

The Popular Tree 7

Cheek Against Soft Pumpkin Fur 9

The White Machine 10

A Place for Everything 12

The World Has Turned and Left Me Here 13

September 15

Chapter 2

The End of the Lonesome Era 23

Gerard 24

Coffee Makes People Smart 25

Instructions on How To 26

Bad Night, Good Morning 29

When I Look Up and See / I Am Walking 31

Chapter 3

The Beautiful Poem 35

Chapter 4

* 41

Low 42

I Will Break the Silence in Holland Appaloosa 44

An Announcement 45

I Will See You Outside/ A Little Heap 47

Poem for Pittsburgh 49

Chapter 5

The Axioms 51

Chapter 6

This is About 63

In the Valley on a Hill 64

Leave of Absence 65

Countdown to Summer 66

Things Often Happen Strangely 67

Pretty Young Thing 68

Milk Bottle Poem 69

Chapter 7

The Blizzard 73


Lay Fallen 83

Acknowledgments 85

The Author 87

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