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The book of seventy

Author: Alicia Ostriker
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2009.
Series: Pitt poetry series.
Edition/Format:   Book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Poems that explore the territory of advancing age--its tragicomedies, its passions, its engagement with the world.

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alicia Ostriker
ISBN: 9780822960515 0822960516
OCLC Number: 326552731
Description: 75 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Approaching seventy --
Stream-entering --
Insomnia --
Lymphoma --
The surgeon --
In sickness and health --
Neurologist --
Family : Attempted speech --
West Fourth Street --
Late Winter rain --
Desire and joy --
The married man --
The plateau --
Our dead friend --
Sonnetina : The storm --
Heaven --
Honey of generation --
The blessing of the old woman, the tulip, and the dog --
Apollo to Marsyas --
Persephone to Demeter --
Kali in the Sackler Wing --
Laïs to Aphrodite --
Artemis to Aphrodite --
Demeter to Persophone --
Lord Krishna to the Summer handyman --
Gaia regards her children --
Prayer in Autumn --
Drone --
Born in the USA --
Listening to public radio --
Laudry --
The snowfall --
Two poems --
A theme for Charles Ives --
Dear God --
Almanac --
Ars Poetica : Three poems --
Zeno
Series Title: Pitt poetry series.
Responsibility: Alicia Suskin Ostriker.
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"Here is a hard, obdurate, elusive sort of beauty. Alicia Ostriker is not only one of our very best poets but one of our most crucial." - Joyce Carol Oates "Alicia Ostriker is a fool for beauty. She Read more...

 
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