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What ridiculous things we could ask of each other : poems

Author: Jeffrey Schultz
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2014]
Series: National poetry series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English
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"The poems in What Ridiculous Things We Could Ask of Each Other comb through the rubble of everyday life in search of the shards of beauty and hope that might still be found there. At the same time, these poems struggle to conceive of the beautiful and the hopeful in some way that can escape the purely naive. They confront loss and wrong, but because "Elegy / is stupid, if you can avoid it," they seek, so much as is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Schultz
ISBN: 9780820347219 0820347213
OCLC Number: 875403279
Description: x, 72 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: There's No Telling How long This Will Take --
Our Lady of the Electrical Substation --
Weekday Apocalyptic --
Power Outage, Fresno, California, August IO, 1996 --
As If Someone Were Trying to Tell Us Something --
J. Learns the Difference between Poverty and Having No Money --
The Soul as Social Service Caseworker --
The Day before the Revolution --
Parable of the Blind Man --
Without Our Even Knowing It --
The Gathering Blues --
When You Hold at Last the Magnifier above the Page --
Early Service at the Temple of Angelino Heights --
The Soul as a Kind of Life I Sort of Lived Once --
The Mourner's Fare --
First Time around the Floor --
Old News and the Borrowed Blues --
The Velvet Underground's "Sweet Jane," from Two Minutes, Thirty-Three Seconds to Two Minutes, Fifty-One Seconds --
These Arms of Mine --
The Soul as Perpetually Eighteen Years Old --
Permanent Collection --
The Soul as Rooms for Rent --
The Soul as Episode in the Supermarket --
Apocalypse When? --
Inner City Circular Saw Cosmology Blues --
What Ridiculous Things We Could Ask of Each Other --
To the Unexploded H-Bomb Lost in Tidal Mud off the Coast of Savannah, Georgia --
The Soul as Kaczynski --
J Steals from the Rich and Uses the Money to Get Drunk Again --
J Listens to Line Static on the Last Pay Phone in the Continental US --
J Resists the Urge to Comment on Your Blog --
J Finds in His Pocket Neither Change nor Small Bills.
Series Title: National poetry series.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: by Jeffrey Schultz.

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The poems in this collection comb through the rubble of everyday life in search of the shards of beauty and hope that might still be found there. At the same time, these poems struggle to conceive of  Read more...

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