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On the street of divine love : new and selected poems

On the street of divine love : new and selected poems

Author: Barbara Hamby
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014. ©20 ©2014
Series: Pitt poetry series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
Perhaps Paul Kareem Taylor said it best in his piece called On the Road Again: Barbara Hamby's American Odyssey: "Reading Barbara Hamby's poetry is like going on a road trip, one where the woman behind the wheel lets you ride shotgun as she speeds across the open highways of an America where drive-in movie theaters still show Janet Leigh films on Friday nights, hardware stores have not been driven out of business by  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hamby, Barbara.
On the street of divine love : new and selected poems.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2014
x, 127 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Hamby
ISBN: 9780822979630 0822979632
OCLC Number: 878145963
Awards: Commended for Florida Book Award (Poetry) 2015
Description: 1 online resource (140 pages)
Contents: Machine generated contents note: New Poems --
Ode to Forgetting the Year --
How to Pray --
Ode to Knots, Noise, Waking Up at Three, and Falling Asleep Reading to My Id --
Ode to Skimpy Clothes and August in the Deep South --
Ode to Lil' Kim in Florence --
Reading Can Kill You --
17 Dollars --
Ode to Red and Speedy --
Ode to the Messiah, Thai Horror Movies, and Everything I Can't Believe --
Ode to the Triple --
Ode to Wasting Time and Drawing Donatello's David --
On the Street of Divine Love --
Ode to Augurs, Ogres, Acorns, and Two or Three Things That Have Been Eating at My Heart Like a Wolverine in a Time of Famine --
I'm Making Walt Whitman Soup --
Questions for My Body --
Delirium (1995) --
Language of Bees --
Betrothal in B Minor --
Ova --
Toska --
St. Anthony of the Floating Larynx --
St. Clare's Underwear --
Nose --
Delirium --
Alphabet of Desire (1999) --
Word --
Thinking of Galileo --
Dream of the Red Drink --
Achtung, My Princess, Good Night --
Hatred --
So Long, Roy --
Trigger Tries to Explain --
Ode on My Wasted Youth --
Ode to Untoward Dreams --
Ode to the Lost Luggage Warehouse at the Rome Airport --
Babel (2004) --
My Translation --
Mockingbird on the Buddha --
Idolatry --
O Deceitful Tongue --
Vex Me --
Fang --
Thus Spake the Mockingbird --
Ode to American English --
Ode to Hardware Stores --
Ode to Barbecue --
Ode on Satan's Power --
Ode to My 1977 Toyota --
Ode on My Mother's Handwriting --
All-Night Lingo Tango (2009) --
Ode to Anglo Saxon, Film Noir, and the Hundred Thousand Anxieties That Plague Me Like Demons in a Medieval Christian Allegory --
Working at Pam-Pam's --
From 9 Sonnets from the Psalms --
Ode to Airheads, Hairdos, Trains to and from Paris --
Mambo Cadillac --
From Lingo Sonnets --
Ode on Dictionaries --
Ode on My 45s, Insomnia, and My Poststructuralist Superego --
Ode on the Letter M.
Series Title: Pitt poetry series.
Responsibility: Barbara Hamby.


On the Street of Divine Love is a collection of twenty-five years of Barbara Hamby's poems-word drunk excursions into the American female consciousness with stops in Italy, Paris, and London.  Read more...


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