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A brief history of time

Author: Shaindel Beers
Publisher: Cambridge, UK : Salt Pub., 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats

A Brief History of Time is at once an exploration of what it is to grow up in rural America and a treatise for social justice. These poems, many of them award-winning, span a wide range of styles -  Read more...


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Genre/Form: English poetry
Oregon authors
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shaindel Beers
ISBN: 1844715051 9781844715053
OCLC Number: 303020023
Notes: Poems.
Awards: Winner of Karen Fredericks and Frances Willitts Poetry Prize 2008 (UK)
Winner of Dylan Days Poetry Competition 2007 (United States)
Winner of Juniper Creek/Unnamed Writers Award 2005 (United States)
Joint winner of Trellis Magazine sestina contest 2008 (United States)
Runner-up for Eleventh Muse 2006 (United States)
Runner-up for The Prelude 1999 (United States)
Commended for Poetry West Chapbook Contest 2007 (United States)
Commended for Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Awards 2005 (United States)
Description: x, 65 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: A Brief History of Time Would you know me First Love Elegy for a Past Life Red Heifer Stretching out that fifteen minutes Triptych - The Light, The End, The Light A Man Walks Into a Bar Why Gold-digging Fails "HA?!" The Thermophobic's Wife Sleep Sleeping Man and Woman, Circa 2000, C.E. For Stephen Funk, in Prison for Protesting the Iraq War Sunday Worship Fitriani in front of her house . . . Last Train from the City Summer 2000 Sestina Rebuttal Evidence A Letter to Aya Ishibashi Why It Almost Never Ends with Stripping To CKC, Stillborn, April 22, 2006 Overview of the Carbon Cycle Rewind A Study in Weights and Measures Surgery Body Shop What Will We Do With You? This Bone Has Almost No Flesh Protecting It - Wind Advisory In a Top Drawer Cicadas My Love, A Partial Explanation Flashback Taking Back the Bra Drawer Mother Moonlight Sestina Branching The Calypso Diaries Belonging Outdoor Cafe, Lake Mary, FL Omens Return Weekend Rain Ghazal I Give You Words Because You Are In It Tonight in this hotel room's mirrored wall . . . How Time Betrays Us
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