Peace (Book, 2014) []
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Author: Gillian Conoley
Publisher: Richmond, California : Omnidawn Publishing, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English
Peace is haunted by personal and political history—by figures of Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Thoreau–by current senators and dead musicians, by speech and painting, by extraordinary and ordinary lives. Written as though at the threshold of a continual co-presence and comingling of peace and war, Peace moves just beyond outrage and anger to bring the reader to revelations and shifts of consciousness, to possible  Read more...

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Genre/Form: poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gillian Conoley
ISBN: 9781890650957 1890650951
OCLC Number: 862792701
Awards: Commended for L.A. Times Book Prize (Poetry) 2014
Description: 102 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: An oh a sky a fabric an undertwo --
Experiments in patience I --
Patient --
Experiments in patiencc II --
My mother moved my architect --
Experiments in patience III --
Small aircraft buffeting the cotton batting you slept on --
Peace --
[Peace] smells of sweat deep --
[Peace] in argument context shivers --
[Peace] contrary to history --
4th --
[Peace] death is to be entered backwards --
[Peace] one mystery of the breath --
[Peace] interrupting winds --
Opened --
Late democracy --
[Peace] halftone of a couple in a four poster --
[Peace] banana tree's garnet/green, transparent --
[Peace] if a no more one without the other --
Hatchet with which to chop at the frozen seas inside us --
Plath and Sexton --
Healing for Little Walter --
Sun's rift --
I am writing an article (Johnny Cash) --
Monday morning --
Trying to write a poem about Gandhi --
Where the page was, do we walk --
Tenderness of the dove --
Toughness of the serpent --
Occupied --
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Gillian Conoley.


By one of America's most adventurous poets--Peace moves just beyond outrage and anger to bring the reader to revelations and shifts of consciousness, to possible visions and sightings in the  Read more...


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