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Pity the drowned horses

Author: Sheryl Luna
Publisher: Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pity the Drowned Horses, winner of the first Andres Montoya Poetry Prize. Sheryl Luna's poems are about place, family and home within the broader context of the border as both a bridge and a barrier.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Luna, Sheryl, 1965-
Pity the drowned horses.
Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607596466
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sheryl Luna
ISBN: 0268033730 9780268033736 0268033749 9780268033743
OCLC Number: 57514799
Notes: Winner of the first Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize.
Description: ix, 72 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Bones --
Organ failure --
Her back, my bridge --
The dance --
Ambition --
The Cordova Bridge --
Slow dancing with Frank Pérez --
Woman as a river between borders --
Running --
The child --
Trying too hard to sing ballads beneath stars --
Gravel, stones --
Blazing --
Learning to speak --
The falling apart --
River ghost --
Bayou trolling --
Two girls from Juárez --
After Sylvia Plath --
Poesía de maquiladora --
Learning the blues after Mozart --
Two songs --
Dear mentor --
The bullfight --
Pity the drowned horses --
Sonata on original sin --
Mercury in retrograde --
Las alas --
An atheist learns to pray --
The colt --
The rising silence --
Fence on the border --
Elemental --
An agnostic learns to pray.
Responsibility: Sheryl Luna.
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"Sheryl Luna's debut collection, Pity the Drowned Horses, poses several questions about the meaning of 'home' is it rooted to a particular place? can we escape it? can we find it elsewhere? once Read more...

 
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