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The cradle place

Author: Thomas Lux
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Fifty-five new poems by the "recovering surrealist" poet and winner of the Kingsley Tufts Award challenge conventions of language and intention, searching for the currents that flow under the surface of human experience.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Lux
ISBN: 0618428305 9780618428304
OCLC Number: 53903754
Description: 61 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The Late Ambassadorial Light 3 --
Say You're Breathing 4 --
Dry Bite 5 --
Horse Bleeding to Death at Full Gallop 6 --
Debate Regarding the Permissibility of Eating Mermaids 7 --
The Professor of Ants 8 --
Tactile 9 --
Ten Years Hard Labor on a Guano Island 10 --
Family Photo Around Xmas Tree 11 --
Rather 12 --
Portrait of X [III] 13 --
Three Vials of Maggots 14 --
Uncle Dung Beetle 15 --
The Gletz 16 --
Can Tie Shoes But Won't 17 --
The American Fancy Rat and Mouse Association 18 --
To Help the Monkey Cross the River 19 --
The Devil's Beef Tub 20 --
Boatloads of Mummies 21 --
Thus, He Spoke His Quietus 22 --
The Magna Chamber 23 --
Birds Nailed to Trees 24 --
Guide for the Perpetually Perplexed 27 --
If One Can Be Seen 28 --
The Year the Locust Hath Eaten 29 --
Burned Forests and Horses' Bones 30 --
Letter to Walt Whitman from a Soldier He Nursed in Armory Square Hospital, Washington, D.C., 1866 32 --
Scorpions Everywhere 33 --
Myope 34 --
To Plow and Plant the Seashore 37 --
Amphribrach Dance 38 --
Remora 39 --
National Impalement Statistics 40 --
Asafetida 41 --
174517: Primo Levi, an Elegy 42 --
Goofer-Dust 43 --
With Maeterlinck's Great Book 44 --
Terminal Lake 45 --
The Chief Attendant of the Napkin 46 --
The Mountains in the River on the Way to the Sea 48 --
Reject What Confuses You 49 --
Flies So Thick above the Corpses in the Rubble, the Soldiers Must Use Flamethrowers to Pass Through 50 --
The Ice Worm's Life 51 --
Provincia Aurifera 52 --
I Will Please, Said the Placebo 53 --
Hospitality and Revenge 54 --
From the High Ground 55 --
Dystopia 56 --
Monkey Butter 57 --
Breakbone Fever 58 --
Can't Sleep the Clowns Will Eat Me 59 --
Render, Render 60.
Responsibility: Thomas Lux.
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'The Cradle Place' is a new collection from Thomas Lux, offering 52 poems about language, intention, and the oftimes untidy connections between the human and natural worlds.  Read more...

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