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buckled into the sky

buckled into the sky / Adele Graf.
Graf, Adele
  • Toronto ; Chicago ; Buffalo ; Lancaster (U.K.) : Guernica Editions, 2021.
  • ©2021

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x, 145 pages; 21 cm.
Series Statement
Essential poets series ; 284
Uniform Title
Essential poets ; 284.
  • Poems.
Machine generated contents note: I. He Leads Me In Yiddish, Which I Don't Speak -- Assupen -- Armour -- Inflected Echoes -- She Would Recognize A. Sonnet -- Hepatica -- 26 Pils Street -- Latvian Turf -- Lion's Choice -- After The Fact -- Ebreju Kapi -- He Leads Me In Yiddish, Which I Don't Speak -- II. "Two Men," I Tell Her One Evening -- Hello And Welcome To Our Gallery -- Imaginary Greek Etymology -- Milia, Crete -- Lament On Lasithi Plateau -- Easy Going In Greece -- Karfi -- Sustenance -- Air's Drift -- Sitting By The Libyan Sea -- "Two Men," I Tell Her One Evening -- III. When The Longing Overtakes Her -- When The Longing Overtakes Her -- They Take Out Their Albums And Out Come The Stories -- Fog -- Drowned In The Straits Of Belle Isle, July 1894 -- Jigged Marbles -- Lost Thread -- IV. Buckled Into The Sky -- Onward -- Heidi Costume Doll Talks Of Her Sixty Years As My Prize In A Childhood Writing Contest -- Charged Landscape -- These Things Happen In The News -- Afterimage -- Brother Karl Duck? -- Crescent -- Moonscape -- Angled -- Buckled Into The Sky -- V. Early Backstage -- Memorial To Adverbs -- A Sign -- Economical -- Summed-Up Sonnet -- Bathwater Reverie -- Occasional Poems -- Early Backstage -- 15 Fragments -- VI. Giveaway -- I Hear The Comb Caress Her Hair -- Billy -- Past The Landing -- Riffle Riff -- I See You -- January Insomniac -- Rivers Of Air -- Giveaway -- VII. Email To Justine -- There -- Before His Death, Leo Could Eat Only Ice Cream -- Along The Ottawa River -- Sweet Life -- Midnight Last Night -- Airtime -- While My Sister Dies -- Email To Justine -- Memory -- VIII. Directions To Suffern Ny Circa 1950 -- Tangled In Flourishes -- 78 Peas -- Its Glitz A Glare -- Road Trip Back -- Late Afternoon Bath -- Prost! -- Directions To Suffern Ny Circa 1950.
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JFD 22-100
  • 9781771835800
  • 177183580X
Graf, Adele, author.
buckled into the sky / Adele Graf.
Toronto ; Chicago ; Buffalo ; Lancaster (U.K.) : Guernica Editions, 2021.
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First edition.
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Essential poets series ; 284
Essential poets ; 284.
"Why do we travel the world to discover where home really is? Even if we find it in the place we started from, is it ever really the same? In buckled into the sky, Adele Graf routes our search for home through ancestors in their own country and family who settled abroad. Yet it's only after travel that we're drawn to "zigzag back" to our "pillared front door" -- whether that's our current home, our childhood home, our mind's home, our home in the world -- or all of these at once. We'd left home, had even ignored our "house with its blue shutters," because, as these vivid and tender poems assure us, "it will always be there"--Amazon.
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JFD 22-100
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