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Transistor Rodeo (Agha Shahid Ali Prize in Poetry)

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The annual Agha Shahid Ali Prize in Poetry was inaugurated in 2003 to honor the late poet, a nationally recognized writer and former professor at the University of Utah, and is sponsored by the University of Utah Press and the University of Utah Department of English. Transistor Rodeo was selected as the 2009 prize-winning volume by judge Ander Monson, poet, essayist, author of The Available World and Vanishing Point, and editor of DIAGRAM.

Synopsis:

The 2009 Agha Shahid Ali Prize in Poetry recipient selected by judge Ander Monson, editor of DIAGRAM. 

Synopsis:

Wilkins's Transistor Rodeo was the 2009 Agha Shahid Ali Prize in Poetry recipient and was selected by judge Ander Monson, poet and essayist.

About the Author

Jon Wilkins is a professor at the Santa Fe Institute. His poetry has been published in Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, Möbius, The Midday Moon, River King Poetry Supplement, Harvard Advocate, Georgia Poetry Review, Abbey, Chaffin Journal, and Moon Reader.

Table of Contents

Contents

It’s in me tiny | 1

I

Three warm days in January | 5

3:summer’s day:: | 7

Topographical map | 8

Lines composed above Grasmere Lake | 9

Upon hearing news that the government was planning to

   Reintroduce the wolf whistle into Yosemite | 10

Kenneth Koch’s Unfinished Sestina | 11

The parable of the napkin | 13

Theorem: why angels are jealous of humans | 14

II / Prayer

7:34 am, Styrofoam cup, metal table / Prayer | 17

12:42 pm, linen flower, glare off tinted glass / Prayer | 18

3:19 pm, white plaster, white light / Prayer | 19

4:52 pm, asphalt siding, asphalt pavement / Prayer | 20

10:25 pm, wicker basket, mechanical pencil / Prayer | 22

1:17 am, steel can, book jacket / Prayer | 23

Someplace in America

[ ] | 27

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Someplace in America | 32

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IV

Love Song | 41

Love Song | 42

Love Song | 43

Love Song | 44

Love Song | 45

Love Song | 46

Love Song | 47

Love Song | 48

V

Please don’t hate me because I’m perfect | 51

Please don’t hate me because I’m perfect | 52

Please don’t hate me because I’m perfect | 53

Please don’t hate me because I’m perfect | 54

Please don’t hate me because I’m perfect | 55

Please don’t hate me because I’m perfect | 56

Love Song

Love Song | 59

Birthday party for Mr.M | 60

Love Song | 61

Farewell Song | 62

Song | 63

Love Song | 64

Pisan Canto for C.P. | 65

Love Song | 67

Definition of Zero | 68

Acknowledgments | 69

Product Details

ISBN:
9781607810025
Author:
Wilkins, Jon
Publisher:
University of Utah Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1st Edition
Series:
Agha Shahid Ali Prize in Poetry
Publication Date:
20100431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
8.5 x 6 in

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