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What are big girls made of? : poems

Author: Marge Piercy
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Poetry about everyday things. One poem is on the ubiquitous answering machine which "addresses you as a retarded dog," another is on women who allow themselves to be "retooled, refitted and redesigned for every decade," a third is on motorists who kill animals and do not even bother to look.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Piercy, Marge.
What are big girls made of?
New York : Knopf, 1997
(OCoLC)606130608
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marge Piercy
ISBN: 0679450653 9780679450658 0679765948 9780679765943
OCLC Number: 35103055
Description: x, 159 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Brother-less one: Sun god --
Brother-less two: Palimpsest --
Brother-less three: Never good enough --
Brother-less four: Liars' dance --
Brother-less five: Truth as a cloud of moths --
Brother-less six:unconversation --
Brother-less seven: Endless end --
What are big girls made of? --
Pop-sicle --
Elegy in rock, for Audre Lorde --
A day in the life --
The promotion --
a little monument --
half vulture, half eagle --
the grey flanner sexual harassment suit --
All systems are up --
Between two Hamlets --
All day all night talk radio --
the thief --
The new Rock Island Line --
For two women shor to death in Brookline, Massachuesets --
Moonburn --
Liars' dice --
A warm place becomes a cold place --
All lovers have secreA names --
Little acts of love --
The negative ion dance --
Dance of the Trees --
Your standard mid life crisis --
Duet that trails off --
Salt in the afternoon --
Belly good --
The puzzle --
The retreat --
Reshaping each other --
On guard --Att. Ancient wood --
Blizzard in March --
March comes in on cleft hooves --
The visitation --
The voice of the grackle --
Thousands of morning moths --
In June, the young deer are almost tame --
Death of a doe on Chequesset Neck --
The sky changes --
A quick and quiet one --
Crow babies --
The level --
October eclipse --
Off season rental --
trying our metal --
Transfixed on the bank --
Syzygy --
My boa --
If we can't find it, we make it --
The world from below --
Growing up haunted --
The flying Jew --
My rich Uncle, whom I only met three times --
On the road in middle age --
Diana inaccessible --
Reflections on a mirror --
The descent of Orphee --
The mean --
Kaddish --
Season of breakage --
After the wind abated, he walked outand died --
Season of the egg --
Matzoh --
A twitch in time --
Targets --
The price begins to mount --
The world unbandaged --
Coming up on September --
Breadcrumbs --
The art of blessing the day.
Responsibility: by Marge Piercy.
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Poetry about everyday things. One poem is on the ubiquitous answering machine which "addresses you as a retarded dog," another is on women who allow themselves to be "retooled, refitted and redesigned for every decade," a third is on motorists who kill animals and do not even bother to look.

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