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Long journey : Contemporary Northwest poets /
edited by David Biespiel.
imprint
Corvallis, Or. : Oregon State University Press, 2006.
description
xx, 328 p.
ISBN
0870710982 (alk. paper), 9780870710988 (alk. paper)
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imprint
Corvallis, Or. : Oregon State University Press, 2006.
isbn
0870710982 (alk. paper)
9780870710988 (alk. paper)
general note
An anthology of contemporary American and Canadian poets from Alaska, Oregon, Washington, Montana, Idaho, and British Columbia.
catalogue key
6021841
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"This is a wonderful book, filled to the brim with a startling and refreshing panoply of voices.... a beautiful and scintillating collection to hold in your hands." -- Chris Faatz
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Summaries
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Long Journey showcases work by over eighty of the Pacific Northwest's leading poets. Of the nearly two hundred poems collected in this remarkable anthology--the first of its kind for the Northwest--most are new and previously unpublished, providing readers with a fresh look at the state of contemporary poetry in the region. Featuring poets from Alaska, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and western Montana.
Table of Contents
Forewordp. xv
Corners of the Mouth
A Remedy, Withheld
Where We Messed Up
Imaginary Islands
Souls Under Water
The Piano
Warhol
Idaho Compline
Self-Portrait in Ink
People Walking in Fog
"Why Do You Stay Up So Late?"
Grown Men
Lautrec
Memento of the Hours
Shawl: Dorothy Wordsworth at Eighty
The Three Trees
Van Leeuwenhoek, 1675
House of Gathering
Lessons from the Natural World
Departures: Last Flight from Fairbanks
Homebody
Janus-Igenuous
To Err
Incense
Ice-Fog
Shadow
Melanoma
Walking into the Future
The Night of My Conception 1
Show Up
(And More)
Francesca Can Too Stop Thinking About Sex, Reflect upon her Position in Poetry, Write a Real Sonnet
"After great pain, a formal feeling comes"
Precarious
Do Not Forget My Name
Seedtime
Capitulations
Bull's-Eye
Choices
Not a Sparrow
Weather Report
Cleaning a Rainbow
Happiness Jazz
The Gig
Sonnet
Historic House, Astoria
Map
At the Edges of Everything Crackling
Six Short Ones
The Question on the Floor
When Kali Dances the Earth Around
The Walk She Takes
Graves and Churchyards Cairns and Cairns
Two Blue Elephants
Poem for the End of the Century
The Legend
For the Homestead Friends
Comb
Drift and Pulse
What Self
Lessons from Thieves
The New York Poem
A Day Like This
The Creature Quotidian
Cutting Her Out from the Flock
About These Trumpeters That Line My Walls
On the Origin of Blind-Boy Lilikoi
Meaning
First Touch
The New Orpheus
Steelhead Almost
Guarding the Dump
Together in the Ice-storm
from The Winter of Bridges
Bird That Fell to the Ground
Four Summer Outfits
Flags-January 1999
Robins in the Dark
Three Cafes
Surplus
A Winter Fairytale
Old Age
Avalanche
Surrealism
Rear View
Pathetic Fallacy
Shall I Compare Thee to Appearances?
Turbulence
Feast
What (War 2003-)
Open Land
Excerpts from a Secret Prophecy
Patrick Lanep. 149
The War
Howl
The Light Next Door
Can a Fire Burn Forever?
Easter, 1999
A Measure of Desolation: February 2005
Watching a Fractal Set
Describe Book Blurbs to Nationalism
Describe Wildflowers to Ethics
God the Synecdoche in His Holy Land
Public Poem in the First Person
The Orphan's Consolation
Let's Say What's Always Left Unsaid
1936. Hiroko's Passage
Ballad for the Blue Moon Tavern
Fourth of July, B.C.
Impolitic
Sampling
Back to B.C.
Song of the Saxifrage to the Rock
"Stress, Shear, and Strain Theories of Failure"
Specific Gravities: #76 (Marble)
Astonished-
Conviction
On Sending Out Our Kids Again
Girlfriends
Junkyard
Elders
Hansel and Gretel's Father Explains
Origami Dove
The Room Where They Found You
Out of Time
from Hand Luggage-A Memoir in Verse
Ah, by the Golden Lilies
The Second Letter of St. Paul on the Human Genome Project
from Patient 6
Four Swans
The Empress
Anagrammer
The Devil's Dictionary of Medical Terms
For the First Crow with West Nile Virus to Arrive in Our State
Viagra
Voluptuaries
Apologia Pro Vita Sua
Upon the Deliberation of Their Domestic Policy
Penmanship
Everything Is a Metaphor
Skin
Hunger
Door
Man on Deck
Travelling One Way
Looking for Work
New God
Medicine-Meeting, Hoopa, 1994
We Knew Them
Bucket
Vice
High in the Bamboo
On the Empire Builder Heading West
Swans, Where We Don't Expect Them
The Forbidden Fruit
Gauguin in Oregon
Brahms in Delirium
Esta Spaldingp. 245
The Key
Mrs. Barlowe's Plum Tree
Train Window
Primus St. Johnp. 252
Watering the Orchids
Batey Tumba
Neighbors
The Girl from Panama
Grogginess
Halting Meditation
On the Boulders of Inanity
Light Years
Steelhead
Touch Gallery: Joan of Arc
Knocking or Nothing
The Day Lady Di Died
You People
Simone Weil at the Renault Factory (1935)
Up the Steps of the Capitol
Sonnet: "Sweetest bleeding..."
Sonnet: "Bitter seed..."
Sonnet: "Nothing was ever..."
What the Stones Say
Desire
For an Old Woman at the Gate
Thoreau and the Quagmire
Appalachian Midrash
Kuf: Mnemonic
Mukilteo Ferry
Y
After We Received the News of the 100-Mile Wind
For One Who Prays for Me
News
Letter to a Young Poet
Kissing Booth
Reined In
Busted
Biographies of the Poetsp. 293
Acknowledgmentsp. 327
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