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The mama poems

Author: Maurice Kenny
Publisher: Buffalo, N.Y. : White Pine Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This is probably Maurice Kenny's most powerful and surely his most personal collection.

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice Kenny
ISBN: 9781893996977 1893996972
OCLC Number: 228503794
Notes: Originally published: 1984.
Awards: American Book Award
Description: 64 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1911 --
Little voices --
Coming to an understanding --
Woodchuck --
Sometimes ... injustice --
Visitation --
Hunting, 1933 --
Mama failed to kill the rat --
Inheritance --
Wake --
Roast of pork --
Boy in the bay window, 1939 --
Birds --
The last word --
To death --
Picking blackberries --
On the Staten Island ferry --
Joshua Clark --
Misbegotten sonnet --
1978 --
Preserves --
Rokwaho --
Calendar --
For those who doubt --
Black river, summer 1981--
October 26, 1981 --
Telephone call --
Mama --
December --
I will tell you a story, Rokwaho --
May 15, 1982 --
Reverberation --
Place --
1982.
Responsibility: Maurice Kenny.

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