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The night train & the golden bird

Author: Peter Meinke
Publisher: Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1977.
Series: Pitt poetry series, 127.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although The Night Train and the Golden Bird is Peter Meinke's first poetry collection, it is a seasoned performance-the result of careful deliberation and mature judgment-yet impetuous and exciting. It's full of wit and humor tempered with the sadness of approaching middle-age, anguish over political and social injustice, and of the very failings of everyday people and their lives.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Meinke, Peter.
Night train & the golden bird.
Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1977
(DLC) 76043966
(OCoLC)2463577
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Meinke
ISBN: 9780822978923 082297892X
OCLC Number: 568759748
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (69 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: I. The Night Train; The Night Train; The Patient; The Poet to His Tongue; Old Man River; Momia; Morocco; Walls; Charleston; Dwarves; The Magic Kingdom; Chicken Unlimited; Gramma; this is a poem to my son Peter; you stand in isolation; Third Child: June 11, 1962; At the Ojubo Shrine, Nigeria; Bones in an African Cave; Origins; The Monkey's Paw; Ode to Good Men Fallen Before Hero Come; Absence; Cinnabar; Lines from Neuchâtel; Neuchâtel Swans; Because; II. The Golden Bird; The Heart's Location; Everything We Do; Cheerios; Vegetables; Surfaces; Happy at 40. Poem to Old Friends Who Have Never MetBlue Girl; When I with You; Sunday at the Apple Market; Erotic Poem; Distances; Father kept an anchor; Cracking; Angels Drink; Lift a Glass to the Memory; Buffalo Skull; Elegy for a Diver; Byron vs. DiMaggio; Teaching Poetry at a Country School in Florida; J Randall Randle; Because; Plovers; Dear Reader; The Golden Bird.
Series Title: Pitt poetry series, 127.
Responsibility: Peter Meinke.
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Although The Night Train and the Golden Bird is Peter Meinke's first poetry collection, it is a seasoned performance-the result of careful deliberation and mature judgment-yet impetuous and exciting. It's full of wit and humor tempered with the sadness of approaching middle-age, anguish over political and social injustice, and of the very failings of everyday people and their lives.

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