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Questions in the vestibule : poems

Author: Rachel Hadas
Publisher: Evanston, Illinois : TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rachel Hadas reaches the peak of her poetic prowess in Questions in the Vestibule. A deeply personal and meditative collection in three sections, Questions moves through the liminal space of solitude  Read more...

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Genre/Form: American poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Hadas
ISBN: 9780810133174 0810133172 9780810133181 0810133180
OCLC Number: 922729041
Description: 106 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Threshold --
Nest --
Messengers --
Mandala in mirror --
Reading in the garden --
Three bedrooms --
The second floor --
My mother's smile --
The yawn --
The thread --
Arm in arm --
To reconcile the raspberries --
Hugger-Mugger road --
On the beach --
Six summer days and nights --
Oubliette --
Quest --
Sleepover --
Wind songs --
The blue changes --
Afternoon in between --
Courtyard --
Hindsight --
Glimpses --
The veil and the baby --
Dreams and stories --
Ghost yogurt --
In the kitchen --
Feast --
The ever after --
After long sleep --
Questions in the vestibule --
Red chair --
Empty studio, National Arts Club --
White petals --
Van --
Riding backwards --
On the bank --
Stepping stones --
Hurry, red fruit, descent --
In the theater --
Covered basket --
The break --
Valentine's Day --
Full and empty room --
Balancing --
Cento --
Aubade --
Green and gold --
The lost bottle --
Roosevelt Hospital blues --
Sailing in the sky --
Syrup and a waffle --
Sunroof test-drive ice storm --
After Independence Day --
Still lives --
Two lakes --
Elemental: offering to Yemaya --
Lying in wait --
Bliss --
Equipoise --
Slow green --
Parents --
But it's true --
Daffodil notebook --
Poetreef.
Responsibility: Rachel Hadas.

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"Hadas is one of the most accomplished belle-lettrists, author of twenty books of poetry, essays and translations. As a writer, she is disarmingly adept at moving between the personal--often using Read more...

 
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