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Revising the storm : poems

Author: Geffrey M Davis
Publisher: New York : BOA Editions Ltd., 2014.
Series: A. Poulin, Jr. new poets of America series, no. 36.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Cave Canem fellow's prize-winning collection speaks to masculinity, fatherhood, racial prejudice, and the ravages of the '80s urban crack epidemic.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Davis, Geffrey.
Revising the Storm.
New York : BOA Editions Ltd., ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Geffrey M Davis
ISBN: 9781938160295 1938160290 1306773881 9781306773881
OCLC Number: 878262732
Awards: Winner of the A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize, 2013.
Description: 1 online resource (97 pages)
Contents: Foreword; 1. The Book of father; What I Mean When I Say Farmhouse; King County Metro; Revising the Storm, 1991; Instructions for a Fourth-Grade Report on Texas; What I Mean When I Say Chinook Salmon; The Epistemology of Birds; What I Mean When I Say My Name Is Nobody; Call Me Now; Unfledged; What I Mean When I Say Roller Pigeon; What I Mean When I Say Elijah-Man; A Poem for God; More Than Forgery; What I Mean When I Say Truck Driver; What My Father Might Say, If I Let Him Speak; My Last Love Poem for a Crackhead, #23; From the Unsent Letters: To Klamath Falls Correctional Facility. II. DiasporaThe Newakum River; Write the Memory of Throwing the Stone; Teaching Twelve-Year-Olds the Trail of Tears; Venison; How Can I Be 1/32nd Blackfeet?; If the Moon Were My Lover; What I Mean When I Say Diaspora; My Mother's Uncle; The Epistemology of Hospitals; The Epistemology of Gentleness; The Epistemology of Marriage; Divorce Means; From 35,000 Feet / Praise Aviophobia; Meditation at a Pennsylvania Diner: Early Morning; Write the Memory of the Girl Dancing in Apple Blossoms; 6th Avenue Flora; III. Here a Coursing Wall, There a Slanted House. I Dream of Meeting Myself, Age Seven, County Fair Field TripThe Epistemology of Rosemary; Farmer's Market Sweet Plums: Apology to the Flower Lady; Dear Destruction; Like This, For a Reason; Ode to Trout; What I Mean When I Say Forever; The Discipline of Waking Love; What We Set in Motion; The Epistemology of Preposition; Upriver, Downstream; Notes; Acknowledgments; About the Author; Colophon.
Series Title: A. Poulin, Jr. new poets of America series, no. 36.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: by Geffrey Davis ; forward by Dorianne Laux.


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Finalist for the 2015 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for Poetry Winner of the A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize One of Library Journal's "Thirty Amazing Poetry Titles for Spring 2014" Winner of the 2013 Anne Read more...

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