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The book of what stays

Author: James Crews
Publisher: Lincoln [Neb.] : University of Nebraska Press, ©2011.
Series: Prairie schooner book prize in poetry.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For any of us, what stays? For the arsonists wife who has not yet left? The devout saint trudging another mile in his nail-shoes? The lost couple in their dying moments in a Nebraska blizzard? The old woman who refuses to leave her home in Chernobyl? With an unflinching eye, James Crews gives us the forbidden love, forbidden unions, and secret lives that, whatever the loss, the attrition, the cost, we must  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Crews, James.
Book of what stays.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2011]
81 pages ; 22 cm
(DLC) 10990233
(OCoLC)707023044
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Crews
ISBN: 9780803237827 0803237820 1280546972 9781280546976
OCLC Number: 797825879
Description: 1 online resource (81 pages).
Contents: AcknowledgmentsPart IPalominoThe Abandoned Church of St. Mary MagdaleneParadoxical UndressingSex in the RainCatchRegretAgainst SeizingForeshadowingThe Birds Have Not Yet Left ChernobylOrpheus, Still SingingA Beginner's Guide to Ice FishingAn Unexpected Warm Day in WisconsinLooking BackThe Farmer's Wife Has Not Yet Left HimDare to SpeakAfter RevelationRevisionPart IIOne Hundred Small Yellow Envelopes1. (Proof)2. (Total Eclipse)3. (City of Gold, City of Salt)4. (The Gold Field)5. (Wawanaisa Lake: Ross)6. (Wawanaisa Lake)7. (Nowhere Better Than This Place)8. (Letter to Felix: Ross)9. (Perfect Lovers)10. (The Raising of Lazarus)11. (Golden)12. (Lover Boys)13. (Estimations: Ross)14. (Aparicion)15. (Fan Letter)16. (Bedroom, After)17. (Orpheus, Twice)18. (One Hundred Small Yellow Envelopes)19. (Last Light)20. (Assumption)Part IIIWhat Light DoesMetacognitionWith This KissLes CendresThe Arsonist's Wife Has Not Yet Left HimLeonardo, Lovelorn in Santa BabilaThe NamingHow to Write a Love PoemSaints Sergius and Bacchus: A MartyrologyLike AngelsCalamus, Not DrowningAnniversaryThe GardenersRed-Tailed Hawk, Summer StormThe Bees Have Not Yet Left UsNotes
Series Title: Prairie schooner book prize in poetry.
Responsibility: James Crews.

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For any of us, what stays? For the arsonist's wife who has not yet left? The devout saint trudging another mile in his nail-shoes? The lost couple in their dying moments in a Nebraska blizzard? With  Read more...

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