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Erratic facts : poems

Author: Kay Ryan
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Ryan examines enormous subjects--existence, consciousness, love, loss--in compact poems that have ... powerful resonance"--Amazon.com.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kay Ryan
ISBN: 9780802124050 0802124054
OCLC Number: 921926923
Description: 64 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: New rooms --
On the nature of understanding --
Why explain the precise by way of the less precise? --
Ship in a bottle --
Monk style --
Dry things --
Erasure --
An instrument with keys --
Brief real things --
Homage to Joseph Brodsky --
Double floor --
Fizz --
Breather --
All your horses --
All you did --
Putting things in proportion --
Playacting --
Nightingale floor --
Token loss --
Salvation --
Fool's errands --
The paw of a cat --
Venice --
Treading water --
Fatal flaw --
Splitting ice --
Criss crosses --
Little dots --
Dragon's teeth --
Shoot the moon --
A kind of life --
Bunched cloths --
The main difficulty of water wheels --
Why it is hard to start --
Musical chairs --
Sock --
My kingdom for a horse --
Things that have stayed in position --
Metal --
Burning tent --
Tracers --
Tripped --
Those places --
A trench like that --
Almost --
Velvet --
Dynamic sailing --
Memory table --
Nature study: spots --
Miser time --
More of the same --
The first of never --
Album --
The obsoletion of a language --
Party ship --
Blast --
Still start --
Eggs --
Pinhole --
In case of complete reversal --
Struck tree --
Erratic facts.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Kay Ryan.

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PRAISE FOR ERRATIC FACTS "Erratic Facts shows how poetry can shift a reader's thinking. Ryan's pithy writing moves swiftly . . . demonstrating how the human mind dislikes change, sometimes behaves Read more...

 
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