Under Dark Waters: Surviving the Titanic

Under Dark Waters: Surviving the Titanic

by Anna M. Evans


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781773490120
Publisher: Able Muse Press
Publication date: 05/28/2018
Pages: 82
Sales rank: 419,899
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Anna M. Evans' poems have appeared in the Harvard Review, Atlanta Review, Rattle, American Arts Quarterly, and 32 Poems. She gained her MFA from Bennington College, and is the editor of the Raintown Review. Recipient of Fellowships from the MacDowell Artists' Colony and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and winner of the 2012 Rattle Poetry Prize Readers' Choice Award, she currently teaches at West Windsor Art Center and Rowan College at Burlington County. UNDER DARK WATERS: SURVIVING THE TITANIC was the runner-up for the 2017 Able Muse Book Award.

Table of Contents

vi Acknowledgments

vii Foreword


5 Sister Ships

6 Attempting the First Six-Day Crossing

7 Titanic Bill of Lading (Partial)

8 Futility, or the Wreck of the Titan

9 Distress Signals

11 And the Band Was Playing Ragtime

12 Titanic Blues

13 A Tune to Remember

14 Chief Baker Charles Joughin and His Whisky

15 Three Captains’ Tales

18 Under Class

20 The Lord’s Prayer on Collapsible B

22 Animals of the Titanic

23 Life Cycle of the Iceberg

24 Sinking a Few

25 The Confidence Man

26 The Unsinkable Molly Brown

27 “God Himself Could Not Sink This Ship”

29 Paradelle for the Wreck

30 In Memory of the Titanic

34 Curse of the Titanic, I

35 Curse of the Titanic, II – Madeleine Astor

36 A Meditation on Loss


39 Entering the Ice Field

40 On Watching James Cameron’s Titanic While Pregnant with My Second Child

41 On Visiting the Titanic Exhibition in Vegas with My Teenage Daughters

42 My Father and I, and Our Wine

43 I Made Mistakes yet More Could Have Been Done

45 Casualties of Fast Living

46 Ghosts

47 Titanic Month


51 A Wreath for Rosie Gray

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