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Easy math : poems

Author: Lauren J Shapiro
Publisher: Louisville, KY : Sarabande Books, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Pop culture gets the James Tate treatment in poems that offer a gimlet eye to the disappointments of the world.

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lauren J Shapiro
ISBN: 9781936747481 1936747480
OCLC Number: 783151765
Notes: "Winner of the 2011 Kathryn A. Morton Prize in Poetry selected by Marie Howe."
Description: xii, 65 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Easy Math --
The Conversation --
Botanical Garden --
ESL Students --
Bent Syllogism --
What to Do --
Canis Soupus --
A Day in the Life --
Rule Book --
Chorus --
They Promised Me a Thousand Years of Peace --
I'll Never Understand It --
The One Hundreds --
[ʹ] --
History Lesson --
The Life of Birds --
Learning Curve --
Hotel --
Is There a Moral to the Story? --
It Makes Philosophical Sense --
A to Z --
The Barbecue --
Persona Poem --
Please Support the Wisconsin Guinea Pig Rescue League --
The Encounter --
The Witness --
[ʹ] --
Going to Hawaii --
According to the Magazines, Lindsay Lohan is Very Lonely These Days --
Endless Beginning --
If You Are Lost, Don't Move --
Photo Op --
The Last Time I'll Ever Do That --
Dominoes --
A Strange Thing Happened on March 8th --
The Machine --
The Argument --
First Man Gets the Oyster, Second Man Gets the Shell --
Humanization Squared --
[ʹ] --
The Confrontation --
I've Always Wanted to Say This --
Hallmark Aisle --
Nothing Is More Beautiful When You Try to Make It That Way, Joan Rivers --
After a Long Day --
Retrospect --
The Great Wide Open --
The Ascent --
How I Wrote a Belated Love Letter --
A Tediously Slow Realization --
The First Law of Thermodynamics --
So Much Beauty from Despair.
Responsibility: Lauren Shapiro.

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"Lauren Shapiro writes a smart, funny, richly inhabited poetry of the here and now. May it soon be everywhere and always." James Tate"Full of vim and vinegar, these poems push our faces into their Read more...

 
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