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Author: David Clewell
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2011.
Series: Four Lakes poetry series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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David Clewell s spirited poems cut through the noise we too often accommodate in our daily lives. Clewell traffics in unlikely and compelling details of our mostly discernible world: a school  Read more...

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Clewell, David, 1955-
Taken somehow by surprise.
Madison, Wis. : The University of Wisconsin Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010046334
(OCoLC)676923193
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Clewell
ISBN: 9780299251130 0299251136 1283014599 9781283014595
OCLC Number: 708034837
Notes: Poems.
Description: 1 online resource (131 pages).
Contents: Cover13; --
Contents13; --
Acknowledgments13; --
The Accomplice13; --
I. Somewhere Else We Have to Be13; --
This Poem Had Better Be about the World We Actually Live In13; --
No More Mail from Baltimore13; --
So Much Gone and Going13; --
The Flamingos Have Left the Building13; --
In My Dream, Coleman Hawkins13; --
Goodbye to the Blockhead13; --
The Only Time There Is13; --
All Night and Always13; --
The All-Dressed-Up-and-Going-Nowhere Ghosts13; --
II. Untold Days on Earth13; --
Uncle Bud, Unshaken in the Wake of "Sputnik" : October 195713; --
Home Movies of the Space Race13; --
Not Exactly Rocket Science13; --
The Lunar Sympathizers13; --
A Brief History of the Moon in Twentieth-Century Song, and Then Some --
III. A Lifetime of Parts & Labor, Guaranteed13; --
A Pocket Guide to Trouble13; --
The Perfect Stranger13; --
Maybe Just One Poem in This Fecund Spring Where Patricia Doesn't Suddenly Appear, Waylaying Whatever It Was I Must Have Had in Mind13; --
Danse Clewellia, or: Is There a Doctor in the House?13; --
Meanwhile, Back at the Typewriter, I'm Hoping for a Greater Acceptance13; --
How the Visiting Poet Ended Up in the Abandoned Nike Missile Silo in Pacific, Missouri, after Surviving a Morning of Grade-School Classroom Appearances on Behalf of One of the Better Impulses in the History of Human Behavior13; --
Albert Einstein Held Me in His Arms13; --
IV. Jack Ruby's America13; --
i. Jack Ruby Orders the Chicken Salad: November 21, 196313; --
ii. The Chicago Cowboy13; --
iii. Jack Ruby Talks Business with the New Girl: November 21, 196313; --
iv. The Difference a Day Makes13; --
v. Jack Ruby Spends His Last New Year's Eve with His Sister, Telling the Truth as He Knows It: Parkland Hospital, December 31, 196613.
Series Title: Four Lakes poetry series.
Responsibility: David Clewell.

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David Clewell is an exuberant, inexhaustible poet. . . . His unstoppable narrative energy and his multi-layered curiosity are almost enough to drive this poet out to the far right side of the page. Read more...

 
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