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Author: Tom Sleigh
Publisher: MInneapolis, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Station Zed is the terminal outpost beyond which is the unknown. It is also the poet Tom Sleigh's finest work. In this latest collection, Sleigh brings to these poems his experiences as a journalist on tours of Lebanon, Somalia, Iraq, and Libya. But these are also dispatches from places of grief, history, and poetic traditions as varied as Scottish ballads and the journeys of Bashō.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Sleigh
ISBN: 9781555976989 1555976980
OCLC Number: 879582875
Description: 113 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Homage to Mary Hamilton --
A short history of communism and the enigma of surplus value --
The parallel cathedral --
Songs for the Cold War --
The craze --
Detectives --
"Let thanks be given to the raven as is its due" --
The animals in the zoo don't seem worried --
The twins --
Homage to Zidane --
Refugee camp --
Hunger --
Eclipse --
KM4 --
Home to Bashō --
Homage to Vallejo --
Global warming fugue --
From the ass's mouth : a theory of the leisure class --
Stairway --
The negative --
Party at Marquis de Sade's place --
ER --
Scroll --
Proof of poetry --
Dogcat soul --
Prayer for recovery --
Second sight --
Songs for the end of the world --
Valediction.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Tom Sleigh.

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Station Zed is the terminal outpost beyond which is the unknown. It is also the poet Tom Sleigh's finest work. In this latest collection, Sleigh brings to these poems his experiences as a journalist on tours of Lebanon, Somalia, Iraq, and Libya. But these are also dispatches from places of grief, history, and poetic traditions as varied as Scottish ballads and the journeys of Bashō.

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