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Selected poems 1977-2005

Author: Celestine Frost
Publisher: New Paltz, N.Y. : Codhill Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Selected Poems: 1977-2005 A retrospective view of the best of Celestine Frost's work, culled from the five volumes she has published, along with a handful of uncollected work. The work reflects her view that the poet is a lightning rod and poetry a dangerous occupation." -- From publisher's website
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Celestine Frost
ISBN: 9781930337718 193033771X
OCLC Number: 811777380
Description: 218 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: An Inhuman Rival --
Third Shot 1 --
I was afraid 2 --
from Leucopoesia 3 --
Mountains Rising in the Distance 6 --
Drama, Aug. 4th, 5 a.m. 8 --
A Thin Wraith 9 --
"and the word is Justice" 10 --
The Rich Arabian 11 --
As the Locust 12 --
Small Triumph 14 --
Crossing the Desert by Day 15 --
August 28, 1973 16 --
In the Inner Sanctum 17 --
By Contrast 18 --
"marriage of two deaths" 19 --
Out of This World 20 --
The Listener 22 --
The Choice --
A poem in 5 parts 23 --
An Imagined Experience over the Entrance --
Oikonde (with 5 parts) 39 --
The Great Dream Tree 43 --
Regeneration 45 --
He (2 parts) 47 --
Annunciation 49 --
The Window 50 --
The Cat Skinners 51 --
The Responsible Being 53 --
As Bees Breed 54 --
Birth 55 --
Name 56 --
Then Fabled Wilderness 58 --
Mid-Wife 59 --
As a Drug That Brings Great Relief 61 --
The Morning of Death 62 --
The World's House 63 --
Living in the Open 64 --
My Creek 65 --
The Landing 66 --
The Gates 68 --
The Answer 70 --
The Wits 71 --
Resignation on Rt. 3 72 --
Four States 74 --
The Dog Was in the Sky 76 --
I Wanted, Then, to Tell You 78 --
November 80 --
The Rose 82 --
Autobiography 85 --
He 86 --
A One Way Killer (3 parts) 88 --
The Archer 90 --
First Light 92 --
Mother Fear 94 --
The Thirteenth Brother 95 --
The Refugees (A Dialogue) 96 --
I Gathered my Ear from the Green Field --
"I gathered my ear from the green field" 99 --
"I call for someone tough" 100 --
"The line of advance" 101 --
" ... as the grass upon the housetops" 102 --
i.e. 103 --
"But listen " 104 --
"O God, we need you," 105 --
The Rat Knows 106 --
"I thot it wd be well" 107 --
"How we can make it do:" 108 --
"We saw a bird alight" 110 --
"Call me as one" 111 --
[spider with music] 112 --
"Pretense, rage and shame " 113 --
"Beyond help" 115 --
The Silent Call (6 parts) 116 --
how 121 --
"I tried to say "clown;" 122 --
Thus 123 --
"That thin man" 124 --
"Words" 125 --
"(The eyes do not see objectively)" 126 --
FEVer 127 --
"At dawn she compelled us to turn" 128 --
"We all have someone to whom we express our ..." 129 --
"We've been pursuing a subject" 130 --
"Our summer" 132 --
Kalkaino 134 --
Xáox (a bottle of chaos, please.) 137 --
The Wildflower 138 --
! 139 --
The Fancy Little Cur 140 --
"But we stressed living day by day" 142 --
"but it ain't day," 143 --
Beauty is out of Style 144 --
" ... a lion," 145 --
"Her thought casts her tendings" 146 --
Your Page 147 --
"Peaceful Rabbit with a question mark" 148 --
"Sweet day so cool," 150 --
I Wrote 151 --
A Yelp in the Ideal --
Song 155 --
The Universe Worm (in 2 parts) 156 --
Dawn 158 --
A Thin Peel of Moon 159 --
Night Fishing 160 --
Considering 163 --
The Feast 166 --
The Island Rabbi 168 --
G-d's Law 171 --
Revelation 172 --
Epic 173 --
Standstill 174 --
We Were Going to March 175 --
Beauty, Beauty 176 --
In That Day 178 --
Doggerel 180 --
Surrender 183 --
Black 184 --
Life 185 --
And for the Homeless 186 --
The Valiant 187 --
Queen 188 --
For Joy 189 --
The Song 190 --
Voice of Angel 192 --
The Tree 195 --
The Book 196 --
The C Monster In Spring 197 --
Truce 198 --
But Now 200 --
Epitaph 201 --
Day Clean 202 --
Ah! 204 --
Poem In Five Verses 207 --
Uncollected Poems --
We Leap from a Trap 211 --
"Hail, Mary!" 212 --
"Our little boat?" 218.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Celestine Frost.

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"Selected Poems: 1977-2005 A retrospective view of the best of Celestine Frost's work, culled from the five volumes she has published, along with a handful of uncollected work. The work reflects her view that the poet is a lightning rod and poetry a dangerous occupation." -- From publisher's website

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