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High ground coward

Author: Alicia Mountain
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, [2018] ©2018
Series: Iowa poetry prize.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alicia Mountains urgent and astonishing debut collection maps a new queer landscape through terrain alive and sensual, defiant and inviting. With a voice that beckons while it howls, Mountain nimbly traverses lyric, confessional, and narrative modes, leaving groundbreaking tracks for us to follow. High Ground Coward offers fists full of soil, leftovers for breakfast, road trip as ritual, twins of lovers and twins of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
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Mountain, Alicia.
High ground coward.
Iowa City : University Of Iowa Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2017051329
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alicia Mountain
ISBN: 9781609385453 1609385454
OCLC Number: 1007036377
Description: 96 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: The Book is a Hungry Darkness --
Deadbolt Door Syndrome --
The Smallest Thaw --
Drive Thru --
On Being Told to Do Whatever I Want --
Elysian/Echo --
Southpaw Skin the Gloves --
Succession Planting --
Haymaker Barnburner --
Safety Off --
The Whole Water-Faced Auditorium --
Slmanac Traction --
Number Love, My Taxes --
Palomino --
The Most Elegant Way to Win Was to Quit --
Purpose Is the Body and the Un-Body --
No Collar --
In the Belly of the Horse --
Spit Valve Hello --
Sunday Polarized Lenses --
Orange Grove and a View of the Pacific --
A Year or Two --
Little Rectangular Earths --
What I Loathe in Other I Like in You --
Heard Each of Us --
The Difference between Oasis and Mirage --
Asteroid Recovery --
What if the Drought Stayed --
A Deer Mistaken for a Statue of a Deer --
Upland Honest --
This Particular Solvent --
With Holding Hands --
Hawk Like a Steeple --
Beyond Task and Future, Endlessly Worthy --
Museum Fear --
In the Paint --
Solitary Tasting --
Supper Conversation --
Inescapable Luck --
Riochet --
You, the Undersigned --
Riparian Country --
Remember Driving to Salt Lake City --
Auxiliary File for Not-Brian --
Closing Costs --
Some Days --
Safelight Composite Stereo --
Scavenger --
Forward Falling Daytime --
Open the Box That Holds the Fire.
Series Title: Iowa poetry prize.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: poems by Alicia Mountain.

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Alicia Mountain's urgent and astonishing debut collection maps a new queer landscape through terrain alive and sensual, defiant and inviting. With a voice that beckons while it howls, Mountain nimbly  Read more...

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"Stunning. I read these poems over and over, rocks me to the core."--Ellen Page, actress (Juno, Inception, and more)-- (08/22/2018) "High Ground Coward is raw and intimate. Alicia Mountain looks at Read more...

 
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