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Square inch hours : poems

Author: Sherod Santos
Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A vividly rendered collection of subtle, reflective prose poems tracing the aftermath of a breakdown and the struggle to reconnect with the realities of daily life. In the manner of a poetic meditation, it draws on elements from fiction, memoir, daybook, and reverie.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sherod Santos
ISBN: 9780393254983 0393254984
OCLC Number: 959880148
Awards: Long-listed for National Book Award 2017
Description: 74 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: A house on a hill --
Square inch hours --
J. --
Without the color red --
Act one --
Her hair tied back in braids --
On the lower order of Seraphim --
A door left open for the moths --
Where once a small branch fell --
Out of the world there passed a soul --
[...] --
I was at one time close to home --
Life among the vanished --
Fellini attended by nuns --
Mother courage --
The consolations of philosophy --
Pessoa --
Zenobius the rhetorician --
Ovid on the near north side --
A feeling of and, a feeling of or --
Overseen by a sliding glass panel --
I went for a walk in winter --
The bicycle rider --
There might've been a cellist in the dining hall --
Time is an accident --
Self-portrait with shaking hands --
Apart from a few stone bridges --
The italic gods --
The window above Superior --
From an unlined spiral notebook.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Sherod Santos.

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