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Mosquito : poems

Author: Alex Lemon
Publisher: Portland, OR : Tin House Books, 2006.
Series: Tin house new voice.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Arranged in four parts, a cycle of poems explores the journey of serious illness and recovery.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Lemon
ISBN: 0977312747 9780977312740
OCLC Number: 70857838
Description: xvii, 83 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Introduction by Mark Doty --
Trembling --
I --
MRI --
The best part --
After --
Two for my tumor --
Scaffolding --
Last body --
DNA --
Goodbye song --
Swallowing the scalpel --
2 --
Love is a very small tsunami --
Plum --
Fantastic goes the lost cause --
The pleasure notebook --
Juke joint --
A Country mile of soft --
Happiness --
Step up --
Graffiti --
Desideratum --
The portrait my mother painted from my mug shot --
Mosquito --
3 --
Other good --
Slake --
Fuck you lazy God --
Mugging --
Little handcuffs of air --
Kinematics --
Rivers --
Ashtray --
Silt --
Having been roused ... --
The butcher dreams --
Arpeggio --
Snow --
Who finds you --
4. Corpus --
Callnote --
Fever --
That first day of spring kind of feeling --
Look close --
Cocoon --
The xylophone is blaze --
Preface to augury --
Sophisticated --
Below the nearer sky --
Happy fun sex movie --
Tumult.
Series Title: Tin house new voice.
Responsibility: Alex Lemon.

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