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Author: Glenn Shaheen
Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2011.
Series: Pitt poetry series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats

WINNER OF THE 2010 AGNES LYNCH STARRETT POETRY PRIZE"Glenn Shaheen is claiming new ground for American poetry. The subjects are not happy, but Shaheen's clear vision and crisp-often witty-language  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn Shaheen
ISBN: 9780822961628 0822961628
OCLC Number: 721888255
Notes: Poems.
Awards: Winner of the 2010 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize.
Description: 72 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Feral cats --
Killing machine --
Dementia unit --
New model honeybee --
Introducing love into the fragile Texas ecosystem --
Longest day of the year --
A guarantee of protection --
Space phenomenon --
The SS American Star --
Moderate division techniques --
Predatory --
The page on which the spine is broken --
Sunspots disrupt broadcast signals for a week, driving people completely nuts --
What we can know from the footage the news replays --
Accidental injury and those who are liable --
Monstrous --
The Rothko Chapel --
Suddenly, a bottomless pit --
The Halifax explosion --
In Yellowknife, an Inuit man is suspected of sneaking into homes at night and cutting out the organs of people for food --
Repossession --
On our destroyed cities --
Cant --
Chinese spies --
Unlimited --
The historic battleship USS Alabama --
The things we own and the things we wish to own --
Things we demand to know --
I am a wall in a house and I have a duty to remain erect --
A society in which we could be destroyed at any second by somebody who grossly misunderstands us --
You're invited --
Battery and kinetic --
In the spirit of forgiveness, I present the heartbreak delegation with a bushel of Florida oranges --
The blueprints of the disastrous medical complex are hung in the expensive museum above selected pieces of bone and rubble and a fake burnt American flag with the stars cleverly replaced by dollar signs --
All the evil in the animal kingdom --
Destroyer --
Terror!!! --
Sang --
Love in big city.
Series Title: Pitt poetry series.
Responsibility: Glenn Shaheen.


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