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Best bones

Author: Sarah Rose Nordgren
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2014] ©2014
Series: Pitt poetry series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Winner of the 2013 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize, Best Bones is a house. When you walk around the rooms of the house, you overhear the desires and griefs of a family, as well as the unresolved  Read more...


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Genre/Form: American poetry
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Rose Nordgren
ISBN: 0822963175 9780822963172
OCLC Number: 880239924
Notes: Poems.
Awards: Winner of the 2013 Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize
Description: x, 80 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Fable --
Still birth --
Temporary river --
Remarks on the morning's work in winter --
The wife --
The mistress --
A bathing gown a girl can make --
The only house in the neighborhood --
The Lord is risen indeed --
Sisters --
White sheep white cloud --
Gentle doctor --
1917 --
Exhumation --
My grandmother's belongings --
Mary --
To my daughter --
Surrogate --
Instructions for marriage by capture --
Wallflower --
Instructions for marriage by service --
By Jove --
Our furry friends --
The performance --
Letters from a New England girl --
Charmed --
Your server for this evening --
Laying the cloth, et cetera --
Employment --
Blackfly --
Possible names for a country house --
August postcard --
My dearest doll --
Remembering your young love --
Gaikotsu --
Love poem --
Kids these days --
Tending the flocks (England, 1790) --
Prion --
Don't --
The best bones --
Home --
Pajamas --
Ophelia --
The artist's boy --
The new family --
About the hammer --
The monastery --
Calendar --
When you are dead --
Blue whale.
Series Title: Pitt poetry series.
Responsibility: Sarah Rose Nordgren.


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