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Author: Jacob Victorine
Publisher: Denver Colorado : Elixir Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Winner of the Elixir Press Poetry Awards"--CIP.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Victorine
ISBN: 9781932418590 1932418598
OCLC Number: 919001378
Description: 70 pages : illustration ; 23 cm
Contents: Set fire to yourself or don't --
Flammable matter --
Morocco --
Sherab Tsedor --
Everywhere people move into darkness-alleways that run arms between them --
It's like there's ash everywhere --
Undressing the wound --
The only brave people are medical professionals --
The mind is hardwired for narrative --
Tsering Kyi --
Examine the vertebrae --
He undertook the practice of gving by abandoning his body --
Waist deep --
Giving it publicity just inspires copycats --
Everything I see says fire --
Two lines of prayer --
Malachi Ritscher --
The crowds are saying --
Sita enters the fires of Vietnam --
This goes beyond turning the other cheek --
The helicopter concerto makes one sound --
People who soak themselves in petrol are not martyrs --
I know why my father says spontaneous combustion --
We were the ones who told her to write --
Operators at crematoriums heat corpses to 1,750 degrees --
He tried washing it from hs clothes --
Zarmina --
They hold their prayer beads in their right hand-every Tibetan knows to hold them in their left --
The Dalai Lama will not speak --
I wouldn't be surprised if most of these people are coerced --
Conuring --
Announcement --
There were a lot of suicides that year --
Richard Pryor --
Respect for fire is a respect that's been taught --
Mrs. Victorine --
Here is the raw material --
Of course, it's not easy --
Secondhand --
Sarah --
The image combusting --
Hu Jintao --
Thousands gather to pray --
The body underground is the same reaction as paper when it burns --
Notes.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Jacob Victorine.

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"Winner of the Elixir Press Poetry Awards"--CIP.

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