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Here be monsters : poems

Author: Colin Cheney
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2010.
Series: National poetry series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Pollination and endangerment loom large in Colin Cheney's debut collection, as do the binaries of creation and destruction. Cheney explores the various types of damage with which humans are so closely entwined - our encroachment on nature, our propensity to give in to our worst impulses, the havoc that our cells wreak on our own bodies. In poems inhabited by Charles Darwin and climate scientists, Beethoven and  Read more...

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Cheney
ISBN: 9780820335766 0820335762
OCLC Number: 456179353
Awards: Winner of National Poetry Series 2009
Description: xii, 81 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Explanation of Dark Matter --
Transmutation Notebook B --
Cosmography with Retriever --
Considering John Mark Karr with Laura McPhee's Photographs of the River of No Return --
Poet in New York --
Landfill Orchids --
Dress Rehearsal for Bestiary --
Lord God Bird --
Our Blood Aligns Toward Something --
Here Be Monsters --
Half Ourselves & Half Not --
Watson and the Shark --
How We Were Spared --
Elegy for Elliott Smith --
Of Lights That Go Before Men, and Follow Them Abroad in the Fields, by the Night Season --
Infidelity --
Decline of the North American Songbird --
Phaethon --
Of Their Hideous Change --
Ars Poetica with Vulture --
Stabat Mater (Marie Curie's Pitchblende) --
Letter to James Hansen from Boulogne --
Observatory --
Tractor, Riveter --
Or Is It Yours? --
Hanging Garden --
Stroud's Digest on the Diseases of Birds --
When to Paint the Eyes In --
Jitterbugs --
Film & Ghost Film --
Husbandry --
See It Feelingly --
Regulations on the Creation of New Species --
Salt Marsh.
Series Title: National poetry series.
Responsibility: by Colin Cheney.


Featuring poems inhabited by Charles Darwin and climate scientists, Beethoven and Elliott Smith, this title helps you find a way to navigate the beauty and fears native to modern life. It explores  Read more...


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