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Open field, understory : new and selected poems

Open field, understory : new and selected poems / by James Seay.
Seay, James L.
Baton, Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 1997.

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182 pages; 24 cm.
Series Statement
Southern messenger poets
Uniform Title
Southern messenger poets.
  • The Fire of Both the Old Year and the New -- Nothing He Had Ever Thought or Done -- Marigot, F.W.I. -- Hunger -- Where Cerritos Is -- Gift List -- Flags -- Cisternal Anecdote -- Tidal Rivers -- Bridges -- Little Ones, Scattered -- Two Poems Found in Old Programs: We Are Stardust -- Two Poems Found in Old Programs: Flat-Out, in 5/4 Time -- The Puritan -- Where Books Fall Open -- Two Poems on Declension: Won't You Be Mine, Columbine? -- Two Poems on Declension: The Reaching Back with Both Hands -- In Residence -- On the Steps to Roquebrune -- When Once Friends -- Tiffany & Co. -- Faith as an Arm of Culture, Culture as an Arm of Narration -- Time Open-Faced Yet Secret Before Us -- Clouds over Islands -- Where Our Voices Broke Off -- What Words For -- Inside, Outside, the Dialectics Once More -- Audubon Drive, Memphis -- Not Something in a Magazine -- Cheese -- Easter Sunrise, the Constant Moon We Settled For -- The Weather Wizard's Cloud Book -- Cottonmouth, Angus, Redwing --
  • Mountains by Moonlight -- Night Fires -- Gifts Divided -- An Ideal of Itself -- Said There Was Somebody Talking to Him Through the Air Conditioner -- For Joshua, at His Great-Grandfather's Grave -- Naming the Moon -- On the Way -- On the Island -- Another Sentimental Journey -- The Ballet of Happiness -- The New Rheostat -- What Lasts -- Think Back -- It All Comes Together Outside the Restroom in Hogansville -- The Tree Man at the Parthenon Tourist Home -- The Motion of Bodies -- Natural Growth -- Family Business -- A Question of the Elements -- The Green World -- One of the Big Differences -- Patching Up the Past with Water -- Grabbling in Yokna Bottom -- No Man's Good Bull -- Turtles from the Sea -- The Final Reasoning of Kings -- No Fluid-Fed Governor -- Options -- The Majorette on the Self-Rising Flour Sign -- July 4th, 1960 -- The Big Money Comes to My Hometown -- The Barber with the California Tan -- One Last Cheer for Punk Kincaid -- No Doric Air --
  • The Pomegranate -- Languages We Are Not Born To -- Circling the Reef -- Kelly Dug a Hole -- Deep in Dordogne.
  • 0807121290 (alk. paper)
  • 0807121304 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 35280700
  • ocm35280700
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