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Tender the river : poems

Author: Matt W Miller
Publisher: Huntsville, Texas : Texas Review Press, [2021]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Focusing on the Merrimack River, the book weaves historical, geological, social, and personal narratives together, from the last ice age, to the indigenous tribes that settled there and before driven off by Europeans, to the birth of the industrial age and the urban decline and rebirth of the late 20th century. It hopes to be a celebratory and critical look at the relationship between the various human worlds as  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Autobiographical poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Miller, Matt W.
Tender the river.
Huntsville, Texas : Texas Review Press, 2021.
(DLC) 2020041582
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matt W Miller
ISBN: 9781680032246 1680032240
OCLC Number: 1198088700
Description: xiii, 97 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword / Andre Dubus III --
Autobiography --
Invocation at the Merrimack Boys --
Beyond June --
Ghazal: Augumtoocooke --
Eve, Bumming a Smoke on a Porch in Pawtucketville --
Said the River When I Begged for Her Song --
Dissonance --
Third Day, Friday, May 1, 1992 --
Real Life --
Saving Throw --
Said the River When I Begged for His Song --
While Standing Near --
On My Mom Showing Me that Photo --
Insidious --
The Adorned Fathomless Dark Creation --
Legend --
Conditional --
Said the River When I Asked for Their Song --
River Valley Hexaëmera --
Lunae --
Martis --
Mercurii --
Lovis --
Veneris --
Saturni --
Solis --
Winter Break --
Ceremony Drowned --
Hannah in Effigy --
Misprision --
A Brief History of American Labor --
Textile Triolet --
Thirteen --
Sapphic --
Zenith of a Given Place --
Getting Out --
Oh Father, Your Fear --
Age of Discovery --
Then I Let the Alpine Play --
Ars Poetica --
Where One Starts From --
When I Am My Brother Fishing with Deron --
Arthur's --
Echo Tourism --
A Crack of Light.
Responsibility: Matt W. Miller.


Captures in verse the history and legacy of the Merrimack River Valley, from the Pennacook, Wamesit, Algonquin, and other indigenous tribes who settled there first, to the European settlers who came  Read more...


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