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What are big girls made of? : poems

Title
What are big girls made of? : poems / by Marge Piercy.
Author
Piercy, Marge.
Publication
New York : Alfred Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1997.

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Description
x, 159 pages; 22 cm
Subject
Contents
  • Brother-less one: Sun god -- Brother-less two: Palimpsest -- Brother-less three: Never good enough -- Brother-less four: Liars' dance -- Brother-less five: Truth as a cloud of moths -- Brother-less six: Unconversation -- Brother-less seven: Endless end -- What are big girls made of? -- Pop-sicle -- Elegy in rock, for Audre Lorde -- A day in the life -- The promotion -- A little monument -- Half vulture, half eagle -- The grey flannel sexual harassment suit -- All systems are up -- Between two Hamlets -- All day all night talk radio -- The thief -- The new Rock Island Line -- For two women shot to death in Brookline, Massachusetts -- Moonburn -- Liars' dice -- A warm place becomes a cold place -- All lovers have secret names -- Little acts of love -- The negative ion dance -- Dance of the trees -- Your standard mid life crisis -- Duet that trails off -- Salt in the afternoon -- Belly good -- The puzzle -- The retreat -- Reshaping each other -- On guard --
  • Ancient wood -- Blizzard in March -- March comes in on cleft hooves -- The visitation -- The voice of the grackle -- Thousands of morning moths -- In June, the young deer are almost tame -- Death of a doe on Chequesset Neck -- The sky changes -- A quick and quiet one -- Crow babies -- The level -- October eclipse -- Off season rental -- Trying our metal -- Transfixed on the bank -- Syzygy -- My boa -- If we can't find it, we make it -- The world from below -- Growing up haunted -- The flying Jew -- My rich uncle, whom I only met three times -- On the road in middle age -- Diana inaccessible -- Reflections on a mirror -- The descent of Orphee -- The mean -- Kaddish -- Season of breakage -- After the wind abated, he walked out and died -- Season of the egg -- Matzoh -- A twitch in time -- Targets -- The price begins to mount -- The world unbandaged -- Coming up on September -- Breadcrumbs -- The art of blessing the day.
ISBN
  • 0679450653 (cloth)
  • 0679765948 (paper)
LCCN
96029207
OCLC
ocm35103055
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries