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Elegy for the southern drawl

Author: Rodney Jones
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Celebrating the essence of life in the South, a collection of poems chronicles the life cycle of a young Southern white male, from high school football to losing his virginity, from ignorant youth to self-awareness.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Uncorrected proofs (Printing)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rodney Jones
ISBN: 0395956161 9780395956168
OCLC Number: 40298330
Description: 102 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: The changing of the present. For Alexis --
Down time --
Resurrections --
The fruit house --
Owls --
The pine forests --
The package --
Variation on a sundial --
Refusing to baptize a son --
Not see again --
Central London time --
Holy ground --
Canonical. Crow time --
Canonical --
The limousine bringing Isaac Bashevis Singer to Carbondale --
The secret of William Matthews --
Plea for forgiveness --
In memory of Al Cohn, the humanities librarian --
Aubade --
The poetry reading --
The obsolescence of thou --
Elegy for the southern drawl --
Piece of the way. Ink --
Time on the zipper --
A puddle for the theory group --
The mind of the lead guitarist --
Raccoon time --
Piece of the way --
A coronary in Liposuction --
One music --
The perpetual motion machine --
Nihilist time --
Elegy for a bad example --
Advice --
The sorrow pageant. The assault on the fields --
Natural selection --
Sacrament for my penis --
In defense of ugliness --
The sorrow pageant --
Blessed assurance --
Doing laundry.
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Celebrating the essence of life in the South, a collection of poems chronicles the life cycle of a young Southern white male, from high school football to losing his virginity, from ignorant youth to self-awareness.

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