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Delinquent palaces : poems

Author: Danielle Chapman
Publisher: Evanston, Illinois : TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English
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What does it mean to pray or praise in the twenty-first century? What does it mean to lament, to attend? In this volatile, visionary debut collection, Danielle Chapman seeks “to be known / in one's own person as crocuses are known / by sun, conceiving green to breathe it / for ravishment by light.” Driven toward stark landscapes and “nowheres” of the spirit, these poems steadfastly seek the lyrical and spiritual  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Danielle Chapman
ISBN: 9780810130944 0810130947 0810131021 9780810131026
OCLC Number: 897042255
Description: xi, 57 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: If --
Expressway song --
Cash money --
An autobiography --
Natural history museum --
Meet me in Hollywood --
Epicurean --
Dead Dad dream --
In order --
The Brighton basement --
Lower East Side inventory --
A premonition --
Silverdale --
Fairfield in August --
A shape within --
Rituxan spring --
Of beauties --
Destination wedding --
Letter from a small town --
Insomniac country --
Relapse --
O Chicago purgatorio --
Let alone --
View from the family room --
I'd rather go with you --
New Haven --
From inside --
Believer.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Danielle Chapman.

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What does it mean to pray or praise in the twenty-first century? What does it mean to lament, to attend? In this volatile, visionary debut collection, Danielle Chapman seeks ""to be known / in one's  Read more...

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"Delinquent Palaces is one of those rare things, a first book of an already developed, master poet. The one who looks out from the 'yard that has been left untended / by any hand but that of God.' Read more...

 
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