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The old woman, the tulip, and the dog

Author: Alicia Ostriker
Publisher: Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2014] ©2014
Series: Pitt poetry series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book by a major American poet is for poetry readers at all levels, academic and non-academic. It is a sequence of poems that will surprise and delight readers--in the voices of an old woman full  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alicia Ostriker
ISBN: 9780822962915 0822962918
OCLC Number: 863789860
Description: 69 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: The blessing of the old woman, the tulip, and the dog --
The vow --
Deer walk upon our mountains --
Wrong about the horse --
The drink triptych --
The panel discussion : how mistaken is Sophocles --
The promise triptych --
Song --
The beautiful morning triptych --
The wind that blows through me --
What we love --
Prayer --
April --
Soften and melt --
In every life --
Try to --
The fear triptych --
Ridiculous --
The outsiders --
Anger I : gray cement --
The moment on stage I --
Church --
The synagogue of the ear of corn --
They speak of race --
Awakening --
I want to live --
What is now seen was once only imagined --
Bright star and devil moon --
Snow day --
The sorrow triptych --
The arts --
The moment on stage II --
Anger II : the rape --
Liberty --
To a pregnant woman --
The beginning of time --
Sweet chariot --
Brightness falls from the air --
In war time --
Paw on your lap --
Many lives --
Summertime.
Series Title: Pitt poetry series.
Responsibility: Alicia Suskin Ostriker.

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-The implications of these poems are worthy of consideration and the journey to arrive at meaning is an entertaining and enjoyable undertaking.- --The Hollins Critic -Ostriker has composed a spirited Read more...

 
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