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Author: George Bilgere
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2018] ©2018
Series: Pitt poetry series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Blood Pages George Bilgere continues his exploration of the joys and absurdities of being middle-aged and middle-class in the Midwest. OK, maybe he's a bit beyond middle-aged at this point, and his rueful awareness of this makes these poems even more darkly hilarious, more deeply aware of the feckless and baffling times our nation has stumbled into. And the fact that Bilgere, relatively late in life, is now the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Bilgere
ISBN: 9780822983309 0822983303
OCLC Number: 1032375727
Notes: Poems.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 71 pages).
Contents: Intro; Contents; '56 Corvette; Above Illinois; Living Will; Happy Hour; Tar Pits; Void Unfilled; The Forge; The Roughs; Blood Pages; Beautiful Country; Farmers' Market; Pancake Dilemma; Strange Opera; Push; Midnight in LA; Horseplay; The Rose Trellis; I Tie My Shoes; Making Love in Silence; On Being Told I Have to Give Up Salt; The Nod; Really Eternal City; Ghostly Heron; Letter to the Dying; Taxi App; Starbucks; Swim Lessons; Armored Car; The Fairly Passionate Shepherd to His Love; The Mysterians; Father's Day; Storage Unit; Daddy Long Legs; Icarus; Strawberries; Schwinn; Boomers; Dot. Six FeetTube Testers; Memorial Day; Sarah; Stargazer; Big Thing; The Chartr'd Thames; In Praise of Soup; End of August; Watering Flowers; Acknowledgments.
Series Title: Pitt poetry series.
Responsibility: George Bilgere.

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Explores the joys and absurdities of being middle-aged and middle-class in the Midwest. OK, maybe George Bilgere 's a bit beyond middle-aged at this point, and his rueful awareness of this makes  Read more...

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