skip to content
Watering can Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Watering can

Author: Caroline Bird
Publisher: Manchester [England] : Carcanet Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Caroline Bird's two earlier collections were acclaimed for their exuberant energy, surreal imagination and passion. Watering Can celebrates life as an early twenty-something. The poems, writes Caroline Bird, "contain prophetic videos, a moon colonised by bullies, weeping scholars, laughing ducks, silent weddings - all the fertiliser that pours on top of your head." The extraordinary verve and compassion of her verse  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bird, Caroline, 1986-
Watering can.
Manchester [England] : Carcanet, 2009
(DLC) 2009504625
(OCoLC)456175139
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline Bird
ISBN: 9781847774224 1847774229 9781847777898 1847777899
OCLC Number: 855534637
Awards: Short-listed for Dylan Thomas Prize 2010
Winner of Eric Gregory Award 2002
Short-listed for Dylan Thomas Prize 2008
Description: 1 online resource (82 pages)
Contents: The videos --
Last Tuesday --
Peaked --
Wild flowers --
The golden kids --
Impartial information --
Expecting rain --
The monogamy optician --
The oven glove tree --
Bow your head and cry --
Head girl --
Road signs --
Bright winter mornings in Oxford town --
Stage kiss --
Seesaw --
Penelope's chair --
D.N. eh? --
Hard times --
Weather vain --
Grudge --
Sun settlers --
The fall of London --
House and soul --
Our infidelity --
The doom --
Perspectives --
Poetry as a competitive sport --
Wedding guest --
From the sewer to the sea : 'a healing progress' --
Detox --
Poet in the class --
Blame the poodle --
Short story --
Lunacy --
The perfect man --
Reminder notice --
Mr Bird --
Flat mate --
The university poetry society --
I married green-eyes --
Familiar ground --
Women in progress --
Sky News --
Closet affair --
Inner-city plot --
The alcoholic marching song --
Company of women --
XI Tyrant --
A love song.
Responsibility: [by] Caroline Bird.

Abstract:

Celebrates life as an early twenty-something. This book presents a collection of poems of Caroline Bird.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

What an original captivating and spellbinding voice. Bird is fearless like 'the girl who dropped her ice-cream down a volcano and leaped in after it'. She's dangerous and witty too with a rare Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/855534637> # Watering can
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "855534637" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/320923070#Place/manchester_england> ; # Manchester England
    rdfs:comment "Warning: This malformed URI has been treated as a string - 'http://images.contentreserve.com/ImageType-100/0427-1/{B589EE60-FAEB-4F77-A3FC-57574A235236}Img100.jpg'" ;
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/821.92/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/320923070#Topic/poetry_modern> ; # Poetry, Modern
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/320923070#Event/2000_2099> ; # 2000-2099
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/320923070#Topic/poetry_modern_21st_century> ; # Poetry, Modern--21st century
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/320923070#Topic/english_poetry> ; # English poetry
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/320923070#Topic/poetry_english_irish_scottish_welsh> ; # POETRY--English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/320923070#Topic/english_poetry_21st_century> ; # English poetry--21st century
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/320923070#Person/bird_caroline_1986> ; # Caroline Bird
    schema:datePublished "2009" ;
    schema:description "Caroline Bird's two earlier collections were acclaimed for their exuberant energy, surreal imagination and passion. Watering Can celebrates life as an early twenty-something. The poems, writes Caroline Bird, "contain prophetic videos, a moon colonised by bullies, weeping scholars, laughing ducks, silent weddings - all the fertiliser that pours on top of your head." The extraordinary verve and compassion of her verse propels us into the anxiety of new responsibilities. Raw but never hopeless, Watering Can has comedy, wordplay and bright self-deprecation."@en ;
    schema:description "The videos -- Last Tuesday -- Peaked -- Wild flowers -- The golden kids -- Impartial information -- Expecting rain -- The monogamy optician -- The oven glove tree -- Bow your head and cry -- Head girl -- Road signs -- Bright winter mornings in Oxford town -- Stage kiss -- Seesaw -- Penelope's chair -- D.N. eh? -- Hard times -- Weather vain -- Grudge -- Sun settlers -- The fall of London -- House and soul -- Our infidelity -- The doom -- Perspectives -- Poetry as a competitive sport -- Wedding guest -- From the sewer to the sea : 'a healing progress' -- Detox -- Poet in the class -- Blame the poodle -- Short story -- Lunacy -- The perfect man -- Reminder notice -- Mr Bird -- Flat mate -- The university poetry society -- I married green-eyes -- Familiar ground -- Women in progress -- Sky News -- Closet affair -- Inner-city plot -- The alcoholic marching song -- Company of women -- XI Tyrant -- A love song."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/320923070> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/456175139> ;
    schema:name "Watering can"@en ;
    schema:productID "855534637" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/855534637#PublicationEvent/manchester_england_carcanet_press_2009> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/320923070#Agent/carcanet_press> ; # Carcanet Press
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/concordiaab-ebooks/detail.action?docID=978253> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=626981> ;
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/gprc-ebooks/detail.action?docID=978253> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10742139> ;
    schema:url <https://samples.overdrive.com/watering-can-b589ee?.epub-sample.overdrive.com> ;
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/rdc/detail.action?docID=978253> ;
    schema:url <https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/stanford-ebooks/detail.action?docID=978253> ;
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/macewan-ebooks/detail.action?docID=978253> ;
    schema:url <https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ualberta/detail.action?docID=978253> ;
    schema:url <http://gold.worcester.edu/login?url=http://site.ebrary.com/lib/worcesteruniv/Doc?id=10742139> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=532338> ;
    schema:url <https://www.overdrive.com/search?q=B589EE60-FAEB-4F77-A3FC-57574A235236> ;
    schema:url "http://images.contentreserve.com/ImageType-100/0427-1/{B589EE60-FAEB-4F77-A3FC-57574A235236}Img100.jpg" ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781847777898> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781847774224> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/855534637> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/concordiaab-ebooks/detail.action?docID=978253>
    rdfs:comment "from Ebook Central Academic Complete" ;
    rdfs:comment "(Unlimited Concurrent Users)" ;
    .

<http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/gprc-ebooks/detail.action?docID=978253>
    rdfs:comment "from Ebook Central Academic Complete" ;
    rdfs:comment "(Unlimited Concurrent Users)" ;
    .

<http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/macewan-ebooks/detail.action?docID=978253>
    rdfs:comment "from Ebook Central Academic Complete" ;
    rdfs:comment "(Unlimited Concurrent Users)" ;
    .

<http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/rdc/detail.action?docID=978253>
    rdfs:comment "from Ebook Central Academic Complete" ;
    rdfs:comment "(Unlimited Concurrent Users)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/320923070#Agent/carcanet_press> # Carcanet Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Carcanet Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/320923070#Person/bird_caroline_1986> # Caroline Bird
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1986" ;
    schema:familyName "Bird" ;
    schema:givenName "Caroline" ;
    schema:name "Caroline Bird" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/320923070#Place/manchester_england> # Manchester England
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Manchester England" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/320923070#Topic/english_poetry_21st_century> # English poetry--21st century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "English poetry--21st century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/320923070#Topic/poetry_english_irish_scottish_welsh> # POETRY--English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "POETRY--English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781847774224>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1847774229" ;
    schema:isbn "9781847774224" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781847777898>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1847777899" ;
    schema:isbn "9781847777898" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/456175139>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Watering can." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/855534637> ; # Watering can
    .

<https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/stanford-ebooks/detail.action?docID=978253>
    rdfs:comment "Available to Stanford-affiliated users." ;
    .

<https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ualberta/detail.action?docID=978253>
    rdfs:comment "from Ebook Central Academic Complete" ;
    rdfs:comment "(Unlimited Concurrent Users)" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.