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The wounded alphabet : poems collected & new, 1953-1983

Author: George Hitchcock
Publisher: Santa Cruz, Calif. : Jazz Press ; Los Angeles, Calif. : PapaBach Editions, ©1984.
Series: 2 copies.
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Hitchcock, George.
Wounded alphabet.
Santa Cruz, Calif. : Jazz Press ; Los Angeles, Calif. : PapaBach Editions, ©1984
(OCoLC)563505306
Named Person: George Hitchcock; George Hitchcock
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Hitchcock
ISBN: 0937310050 9780937310052 0937310042 9780937310045
OCLC Number: 10888003
Description: xix, 220 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: The economy of lace: in praise of George Hitchcock / Introduction by William Harmon --
An exorcism --
With pomegranates & almonds --
Spring again --
War --
Laertes speaks --
Dreams --
Lessons in alchemy --
Western Civ. --
(a short course) --
Explorations --
In the city birds sing --
Three portraits --
One nation --
A prayer for the passionate --
1961 --
The lake --
The diver --
Figures in a ruined ballroom --
A visitor --
The raid --
Love finds me out --
Simplicity --
Tao --
Arrival & departure --
A day of alarms & old clouds --
A meeting --
Before the storm --
November --
How my light is spent --
Poem --
O celebrants! --
Afternoon in the canyon --
Night along the trail --
Gatun Lake, Panama --
Toward a new eschatology --
Sketch for a mural for the new senate office bldg. --
The palace --
The specific argot --
The Ohio at night --
Beneath me the earth forever thinking --
The galley slave --
Tactics of survival --
The hunted --
Midwest summer --
May all earth be clothed in light --
April --
My days and nights --
The one whose reproach I cannot evade --
Portrait while sinking --
A voyage --
Serenade --
Insomnia --
Trompe l'Oeil --
Poem for my Chinese New Year --
While the war goes on --
That great march raises me to the leaded windows of vision --
The death of prophecy --
Commemoration poem --
Scattering flowers --
Explorations --
Signs of the times --
The United States prepare for the permanent revolution --
Song of what remains --
Advertisements --
Didactic poem --
Getting there --
The illness --
Recovering from despondency --
Lassitude --
Messages --
Low tide --
America --
Quits --
The years --
A ghost --
Goodbye --
Dawn --
The rehearsal --
The ascension --
Fields near Pendleton --
The gift --
Alarm --
Lying now in the new grass --
The scaffoldings I wear --
Lease expired must sell --
Various archaeologies --
Voyaging to the Antipodes --
Home town --
The cormorant --
The act --
The comedians --
Wednesday matinee --
Hotel Fortunato --
The romantic --
The absolute Bedouin --
Theatre piece --
Consider the poet --
Landscape with Schloss --
Cuetzalan --
Records --
Song of expectancy --
The survivors --
The chauffeur of lilacs --
The man with the wicker cigar --
Mr. Kennedy proposes to pacify the Caribbeans --
Fugue and variations --
The war goes on --
The album --
Villa Thermidor --
Obligations --
Departure --
Now it's over --
Now I see the sun again --
My days and nights --
Directions --
Song on leaving the bandstand --
Masque --
Jig --
Dream sonata --
Hammer, nails, saw --
How to survive in the city of dreadful night --
Training the industrial moustache --
Solitaire --
Paranoia --
Going back there --
Daylight saving --
1929 --
The mountains --
The glass pagoda --
The years --
Moloch --
Only what is there is there --
Calculus --
The day the war was over --
Ultima Thule Hotel --
Exordium --
The hut of cinders --
Interrogation --
Group portrait --
Going down --
The pastor --
The prophet --
The hero --
He didn't ask much --
Death of the race driver --
The traveller --
His last words --
Victim --
The ladder --
Assassination --
Insert in the dream a pinch of ivory --
We are defined by the absences which enclose us --
Marathon of marmalade --
Variations on a line by Hans Arp --
Antonin Gaudi --
Definitions --
Events of our epoch --
Thriller --
Mirror on horseback --
The picnic --
Aphorisms --
A Hindu mask --
There's no use asking --
What shows up on the negative --
Rites of passage --
Retribution --
Burning it down --
What it needs --
When I came back to dancing misery --
Enough of computation --
Splitting --
The thaw --
Transformations --
End of ambition --
Eidolon --
Note from a bottle --
A magical bouquet in which --
Pilot --
Still life with origami --
What goes into the poem --
Toys toys toys --
What Kandinsky knew --
To my duende --
Rondeau: lady at ease --
Christopher Smart to keeper --
The jungle --
The high life --
Rondeau --
God's sportive shepherds --
Orpheus drowned --
Ideas of disorder --
Eschatology --
The noose of apathy.
Series Title: 2 copies.
Responsibility: George Hitchcock.

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