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Author: Jorie Graham
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1983.
Series: Princeton series of contemporary poets.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

How clean the mind is, holy grave. It is this girl by Piero della Francesca, unbuttoning her blue dress, her mantle of weather, to go into labor. Come, we can go in. It is before the birth of god.  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jorie Graham
ISBN: 0691065705 9780691065700 0691014051 9780691014050
OCLC Number: 9081789
Description: ix, 83 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: FrontMatter, pg. iCONTENTS, pg. vACKNOWLEDGMENTS, pg. ixSan Sepolcro, pg. 1Mist, pg. 4Reading Plato, pg. 6Scirocco, pg. 8In What Manner the Body is United with the Soule, pg. 12The Age of Reason, pg. 16At the Exhumed Body of Santa Chiara, Assisi, pg. 21On Form for Berryman, pg. 22At the Long Island Jewish Geriatric Home, pg. 24To a Friend Going Blind, pg. 27Tragedy, pg. 28Wanting a Child, pg. 29My Garden, My Daylight, pg. 30Still Life with Window and Fish, pg. 32I Watched a Snake, pg. 34Mother of Vinegar, pg. 36The Lady and the Unicorn and Other Tapestries, pg. 37Kimono, pg. 38Salmon, pg. 40Patience, pg. 42Making a Living, pg. 46The Daffodil, pg. 48For John Keats, pg. 50Wood Wasps in the Spanish Willow, pg. 52Erosion, pg. 56Love, pg. 58Two Paintings by Gustav Klimt, pg. 61History, pg. 64Masaccio's Expulsion, pg. 66Updraft, pg. 71Of Unevenness, pg. 72At Luca Signorelli's Resurrection of the Body, pg. 74The Sense of an Ending, pg. 78
Series Title: Princeton series of contemporary poets.
Responsibility: by Jorie Graham.
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"The attempt to find all the stops, to range through the gamut of possibility, makes Ms. Graham a poet of landscape and memory as well as a poet of art."--The New York Times Book Review

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