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Stray home : poems

Author: Amy M Clark; Project Muse.
Publisher: Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, ©2010.
Series: Vassar Miller prize in poetry series, no. 17.; UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
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Features a collection of poems that address the suppressed pain and shame of living as a childless woman in a world of mothers, the dissociation attendant on depression and fraught family  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Poetry
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amy M Clark; Project Muse.
ISBN: 9781574413618 1574413619
OCLC Number: 794700551
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Awards: "2009 Winner, Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry."
Description: 1 online resource (63 p. )
Contents: I. Scope --
Arc --
Do you want to hold the baby? --
Girl with a playbill --
Monkey with a cup --
Looking for Z; --
Night rescue --
First thing this morning --
Come dusk --
The art teacher's wife --
Calla lily. II. Faces at a play --
Dumb --
Name pinned to the skin of a mole --
Catch --
Anniversary --
Stray home --
Carsick on the way to the coast, with Mary and her daughter in the infant seat --
Seesaw --
Safebox. III. How to be the lady of the house --
The donut shop --
Postcards from the best women friends of our men --
After being elsewhere, upon returning --
The grizzly bear in February --
The Lafayette Square holiday mansion tour --
Duet under glass --
Daughter for my prayer. IV. Pink cotton panties & the bonsai tree --
Shudder --
Embrace on the neck --
The roasted-corn man of Golden Hill --
Neighbors --
Apology to the foster child on her tenth birthday --
Shell pink clock --
Our friends in Minnesota --
Winter & the Santa Ana winds --
Why we love our dogs.
Series Title: Vassar Miller prize in poetry series, no. 17.; UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Responsibility: by Amy M. Clark.

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