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The Niagara River: Poems

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Publisher Comments:

A new collection of poetry by the author of Say Uncle and Elephant Rocks presents the "off-kilter" poetic vision of a writer whose verses have appeared in the Sunday funnies page, on subway cars, and in the pages of The New Yorker. Original.

Table of Contents

The Niagara River — Home to roost — Carrying a ladder — Sharks' teeth — Felix Crow — Weak forces — The elephant in the room — A ball rolls on a point — The best of it — Chinese foot chart — Shipwreck — The other shoe — Atlas — He lit a fire with Icicles — Rats' tails — Added significance — Chop — Desert reservoirs — Hailstorm — Expectations — Green Hills — Rubbing lamps — Tenderness and rot — Tar babies — Tired blood — Theft — Ideal audience — Caps — Thin — Stardust — Repulsive theory — Blue China doorknob — Salvage — Almost without surface — The light of interiors — Things shouldn't be so hard — The past — Reverse drama — Fake spots — Legerdemain — Houdini — Hide and seek — Least action — Pitcher — Post-construction — Chart — Nothing getting past — The material — The self is not portable — On the difficulty of drawing oneself up — Duck — Last chance — No names — Still life, with her things — The well or the cup — Charms — Absences and breaks — Lighthouse keeping — Latents — Tune — Late justice — Backward miracle — Thieves — Green behind the ears.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780802197511
Publisher:
Grove Press
Subject:
Single Author / American
Author:
Kay Ryan
Author:
Ryan, Kay
Subject:
Poetry, American
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Subject:
Poetry : American - General
Publication Date:
December 2007
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
96

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