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Author: David Wojahn
Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA : Univ of Pittsburgh Press, ©2011.
Series: Pitt poetry series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains poems written in a variety of forms on a range of subjects by American poet David Wojahn.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Wojahn
ISBN: 9780822961420 0822961423
OCLC Number: 687676261
Notes: Poems.
Awards: Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize, 2012.
Description: 134 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Scribal : my mother in the voting booth --
August, 1953 --
Screensaver : Pharaoh --
Ending with a quotation from Walden --
Nazim --
Christ at Emmaus --
For the honorable Wayne LaPierre, president, National Rifle Association --
Self-portrait photo of Rimbaud with folded arms : Abyssinia --
Rolltop --
Napping on my fifty-third birthday --
Quicken --
Fetish value --
For Tomas Tranströmer --
Another epistle to Frank O'Hara --
Self-portrait as sock puppet --
Ode to black --
Mixtape to be brought to her in rehab --
Jimmie Rodgers's last blue yodel --
For Williy DeVille --
The apotheosis of Charlie Feathers --
World tree --
Ochre --
Mudlark shuffle --
Freshwater bay --
Letter to Eadweard Muybridge --
In the domed stadium --
Nocturne : Newark airport --
A decorated ghost dance shirt --
Visiting Dugan --
Web prayer for Milosz --
Warren Zevon, Johnny Cash --
Block letters --
Sepulchre --
Talismanic.
Series Title: Pitt poetry series.
Responsibility: David Wojahn.
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Contains poems written in a variety of forms on a range of subjects by American poet David Wojahn.

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"The poems are large, bold, idiosyncratic, beautiful and compelling, and should earn the author an audience as wide as a living American poet can have."--Green Mountains Review "Wojahn displays a Read more...

 
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