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Our lady of not asking why

Our lady of not asking why

Author: Courtney Kampa
Publisher: [Kalamazoo, MI] : New Issues Press, Western Michigan University, [2017] ©2017
Series: New Issues poetry & prose.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Laden, unsparing, and luminous, the poems in Courtney Kampa?s Our Lady of Not Asking Why are acts of faith in language?s capacity to articulate the most fundamental, and crucial, human truths. Even when faced with ?something we haven?t words for,? which is not infrequently the case, Kampa?s poetry?with its layers of hypotaxis, metaphor, metanoia, and paradox (?It wants to want / for nothing, which it does, but also  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Courtney Kampa
ISBN: 1936970481 9781936970483
OCLC Number: 988001086
Notes: Poems.
Description: 80 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Cardiac --
Bella figura --
Driving into the lilacs --
Short essay at the sink --
Law of large numbers --
Wax wings --
Self-portrait by someone else --
Confiteor --
Inventory of half-burnt offerings --
Short essay on the color of her hair --
Miscarriage --
Cartography --
Self-portrait without foxes --
Ars balletica --
Poems about Grace --
Annunciation --
Anatomy of self-pity --
Short essay with a history of his skin --
War of the roses --
Ars biologica --
Errata --
Hunger --
Short essay where the basset hound chewed through --
Piccola morte --
Nocturne in what now feels like a very silly dress --
Mercy --
Skin and other weaons --
Saint Anthony and the jarflies --
Fifth joyful mystery --
Conditions for a deadlock --
Short essay concerning a higher power --
Baby love --
Regardig the woman lying naked in the grass --
Credo --
It's you I like --
Replica --
Unsent letter to her cousin --
Short essay in the wild --
The rules --
White dogs.
Series Title: New Issues poetry & prose.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Courtney Kampa.


Winner of the 2016 New Issues Prize 


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