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From now on : new and selected poems, 1970-2015

Author: Clarence Major
Publisher: Athens ; London : University of Georgia Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Clarence Major's poems celebrate being human. Almost always visual in terms of focus, Major's poems are colorful and reflexive. His rich poems explore the joys and travails of life in new and exciting ways. From Now On is a retrospective of poems written during the 1950s to the present, including selections from each of Major's previous books. This collection maintains Major's intimate, conversational poetry while  Read more...
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Genre/Form: American poetry
Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clarence Major
ISBN: 9780820347967 0820347965
OCLC Number: 892432266
Description: xviii, 336 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: From Swallow the Lake (1970) --
Abbreviation of the Blues ; Air ; Blind old woman ; Longlegs ; Segregated self ; Something is eating me up inside --
From Private Line (1971) --
A mother's pride ; Private line ; Rock music USA --
From Symptoms and Madness (1971) --
Picnic ; Dream ; The backyard smelled of deodorant ; Conflict ; Not this --
this here! ; This temple ; Holy ghost woman ; Theater ; The distance between tomorrow and me ; Float up ; My people are in centers ; The rose and satisfaction --
From The Cotton Club (1972) --
1915 interior ; 1919 ; In the interest of personal appearance ; Ladies day 1902 ; The bust ; Like family ; Quick history of an untarnished sad moment in time ; Rig --
From The Syncopated Cakewalk (1974) --
Bruce and Nina ; Outpost ; H ; The ground ; I depart some month for whole areas ; Law magic ; The high purpose ; Doodle ; Gothic westchester ; Her emotional nature ; Zigzag patterns ; Mountain man ; Old car ; Queen Pamunkey ; The Jefferson company ; The other end of the land ; American setup ; Cadillac --
From Diameter: The France poems (1985) --
Beaulieu ; Bouquet for lovers ; Inside diameter ; Losing control at nice ; Over drinks at Café au Charbonnage ; In the city of motorbikes ; Last days in France ; Selected moments in France --
From Surfaces and Masks (1988) --
III, VI, XI, XV, XX, XXVI, XXIX, XXXII, XXXIV, XXXVIII, XXXIX, XL, XLI, XLII, XLIV From Some Observations of a Stranger at Zuni in the Latter Part of the Century (1989) --
Some observations of a stranger at Zuni in the latter part of the century ; Glossary --
From Parking Lots (1992) --
Parking Lots --
From Configurations: New and Selected Poems 1958-1998 (1998) --
Round midnight ; Love against death ; Train stop ; Un poco loco ; No time for self-pity ; September medocino ; Brief visit to Venice ; Drawing from life ; The slave trade: View from the Middle Passage ; Bernardston ; Frenzy ; Bricks and sleep ; The apple-maggot fly --
From Waiting for Sweet Betty (2002) --
Waiting for Sweet Betty ; In my own language ; Unknown presence ; Mendocino ; Photograph of a gathering of people waving ; From the train window coming and going ; Gathering mushrooms: Cambria ; An eighteenth-century moment --
From Myself Painting (2008) --
The red bench ; Plein air ; Windows and women ; The young doctor (1916) ; East Lansing, Michigan ; Black snake blues ; Difficult pose ; When the model does not show ; Three ; In search of a motif for expressive female figuration --
From Down and Up (2013) --
Down and up ; Evening newspaper ; Father ; The rope ; At the movies --
New poems (2015) --
Plein air ; Inside outside (again) ; On the beach ; Leisure dilemma ; Alchemy ; Holiday at the beach ; Waiting for the storm ; Ancestor land ; Shop or store ; Summer visit ; Morandi ; Ava ; Facebook ; Mirror, mirror ; Domestic agenda ; Today's war ; War and its effects ; Water and sand ; Noon ; The moon ; The seasons ; From now on ; Faith ; After light ; Bitterroot ; The vegetable king ; Hooray! ; Wild music ; The convex mirror ; Symbolism of chains ; As with Molly's yeses ; We were all there ; Dog fight ; Classified notes ; The knot ; On the road back ; Long avenue and river street ; The sometime difficulty with teaching ; Two double burgers ; A battlefield ; Nancy's nanny goat ; The art of confessional poetry ; The green monkey ; Horses don't care ; Dragons ; Quicksand ; The chipmunk and the hawk ; Faith, hope, and charity ; Onion ; The invisible ; Always ; The things you hear.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Clarence Major.

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Clarence Major is a consummate artist whose work in poetry, fiction, and painting has been widely recognized. This retrospective of poems from the 1950s to the present - including selections from  Read more...

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