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Body of waking

Author: Muriel Rukeyser
Publisher: New York, Harper [1958]
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Rukeyser, Muriel, 1913-1980.
Body of waking.
New York, Harper [1958]
(OCoLC)587104255
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Muriel Rukeyser
OCLC Number: 715750
Description: 118 pages 22 cm
Contents: Haying before storm --
Phaneron --
The young girl of the Mississippi Valley --
A birth --
King's mountain --
Mother Garden's round --
Rite --
Ringling --
After their quarrel --
Tree --
Night feeding --
The return --
Unborn song --
The two illuminations --
F.O.M. --
Exile of music --
On the death of her mother --
Make and be eaten, the poet says --
Hero speech --
The watchers --
A ballad theme --
Asleep and awake --
Of money, and the past --
"Long enough, long enough" --
The loan --
Pouring milk away --
Children, the sandbar, that summer --
Born in December --
The sixth night: Waking --
Nevertheless the moon --
Speed, we say --
The birth of Venus --
The place at Alert Bay --
Voices of waking --
Divining water --
(Translations: Octavio Paz) The hand of day opens --
At daybreak go looking for your newborn name --
Fable --
Day --
Proverbs --
In her splendor islanded --
Like ivy the creeper with a thousand hands --
Life of the poet --
The prisoner --
from Sun stone. (Cont.) Suite for Lord Timothy Dexter --
Are you born? I --
Murmurs from the earth of this land, from the caves and craters --
The tree of rivers seen and forgotten --
The power of war leads to a plan of lives --
A tree of rivers flowing through our lives --
The sea has opened, the limit of his dream --
Powerplant --
In the last hour of night, a zebra racing dawn --
Fields where we slept --
Portrait of a man, with a background of holdings --
The red bridge --
Power never dominion --
The sky is as black as it was when you lay down --
On your journey you will come to a time of waking --
This is the net of begetting and belief --
Body of waking --
Sounds of night in the country of the opposites --
Willkie in The Gulliver --
Then full awake you will recognize the voice --
In your time, there have been those who spoke clearly --
No one ever walking this our only Earth --
Are you born? II.
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