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Packing up for paradise : selected poems, 1946-1996

Title
Packing up for paradise : selected poems, 1946-1996 / James Broughton ; edited by Jim Cory.
Author
Broughton, James, 1913-1999.
Publication
Santa Rosa : Black Sparrow Press, 1997.

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Additional Authors
Cory, Jim.
Description
331 pages; 24 cm
Bibliography (note)
  • Filmography: p. 331.
Contents
  • Notes on an Amorist / Jim Cory -- Open to Question -- Still Revising the Opus -- Testimonies -- Steamy Sophistry -- Memento of an Amorist -- Vehicles -- The Partner -- The Sorrows of Befuddlement -- Elegy, with Bird -- My Tortoise -- Uncle Nestor's Last Birthday Cake -- Windward Ho -- Rehearsing the Last Act -- Solaces of Senectitude -- In the Senex Crib -- Settling the Dust -- News from the Nursing Home -- Aglow in Nowhere -- Having Come This Far -- On the Way to the Exit -- The Last Sermon of Gnarley Never -- The Little Reader's First Riddle -- Ticklish Subject -- Papa Has a Pig -- Mrs. Mother Has a Nose -- Nightmare Rhyme -- Junior's Prayer -- This Little Duck -- Mama Is Gone -- The Daydreamer's Pie-Eyed Piper -- The Heir of the Parson -- The Mouth-Water Kingdom -- Gladys on the Jump Rope -- Tails out of School -- Bird & Bee Business -- Little Boy's Nasty News -- Paris Street Songs -- Robin Hood's Other Nephew -- The Happy Petty Thief -- Beyond Her Depth --
  • The Lady of the House -- The Shepherd's Urban Daughter -- Fruits of Experience -- History Lesson -- Fishing Lesson -- Genesis of Vowels -- Everything Is Connected -- Happy Ending -- The Madman's House -- The Gravity of Spilt Milk -- In the Sanitarium -- The Autumnal Astrologer's Prayer -- Bridge to the Innermost Forest -- A Forced Sojourn in Moribundia -- Anxiety Attack -- L'Apres-Midi d'un Werther -- Call for a Desperate Measure -- Wrong Songs -- Rebirthday Card -- Into the Dark Ages -- Blessed Are the Peacemakers -- Sermon of the Holy Infant -- At the Androgyne Carnival -- The Guide to the Mystifying Mountain -- The Night Watch of the Magdalene -- Gavin and the Green Uncle -- A Visit from Three Muses -- Feathers or Lead? -- The Gift of the Stag -- A Round for Princess Printemps -- The Orphan Girl in the Pleasure Garden -- The Clever Troubadour of Amoret County -- The Gardener's Son -- The Ice Cream Girl in the Playground -- The Handy Boy -- A Number of Surprises --
  • Psyche to Cupid: Her Ditty -- Epithalamion of Old Uncle Ovid -- Duet for a Blind Date -- The Girl with the Beady Black Eyes -- A Lad from the Cold Country -- Loony Tom's Song -- The Wife of Remarkable Sam -- The Aging Balletomane -- Elegy of the Queen of Sheba -- Don Giovanni to the Very Nice New Virgin -- Nocturne of Madame Bovary -- Scherzo for Three Maiden Ladies -- True & False Unicorn -- The Tigers Were Taking a Bath -- The Angel-Bird Tidies Up -- The Wedding of the Cat and the Canary -- The Sweet-Tooth Witch -- The Good Rodeo Fairy -- The Old Guitarist under the Freeway -- The Blue Flood-Tree -- It Was the Worm -- The Birds of America -- I Asked the Sea -- The Dry-Dock Stripling -- The Song of Santiago de Compostela -- I Heard in the Shell -- What Is Burning in the Deep? -- Ocean View -- The Bride from the Sea -- The Water Circle -- Sing Out for Eros -- Anthem of St. Priapus -- Always Ever and Only -- Wondrous the Merge -- The Bliss of With --
  • The Aisles of Eden -- For You Beloved -- Kingdom Come -- All My Deities -- The Angels of Our Keeping -- Once Upon -- Two Adams in a Sonoma Wood -- They Were Living There -- Sunburn Serenade -- Laughing Matter -- Remember Our Rhythms -- Mornings in Nepal -- Afternoons in Ceylon -- Leaving the Taj Mahal -- Twin Flames -- Paean for Pan -- Hermes My Eros -- To the Fire-Bearers of Sagittarius -- The Gardener of Eden -- This Is It -- This Is It #2 -- Here's to It -- What Holds the Universe Together -- What Matters -- Here Comes Your Messiah -- Only When I -- Ode to Gaiety -- Rejoice -- Round Table -- The Loins of Mankind -- Nipples and Cocks -- Song of the Phallus -- Creations -- Qwert -- Food Food Food -- Ways of Getting There -- An Easter Litany for Trees -- Gurgles -- As Things Are Now -- Song of the Bed -- Remembering a Great Bear -- A Laud for a Brother -- Godspeed for a Devilish Sage -- Parting Words for Madeline Gleason -- Here I Am --
  • Dance for My Seventy-Second -- In My Seventy-Third November -- As Long as I Am 82 -- Serena Felicity on Her Christening Day -- Orion Raphael on His Christening Day -- What Is a Zev? -- This Magicker -- A Regarda for Varda -- A Farewell to the Household Muse -- Acupuncture Chorus -- The Snow Leopard and the Scorpion -- Autobiography -- Daystar Express -- Ambivalent Credo -- Resume -- I Stood in My Shoes -- Confession -- An Appetite for Bliss -- Going through Customs -- Letter from Sicily -- I Remember Los Angeles -- Imp of the Inner Ear -- Tongue-Tied Poet to His Muse -- Ordination for Poets -- Coming in for a Landing -- Knowing -- Packing up for Paradise -- Little Sermons of the Big Joy -- Little Prayers to Big Joy's Mother -- The Ballad of Mad Jenny (1949) -- Films by James Broughton.
ISBN
  • 1574230522 (paper : alk. paper)
  • 1574230530 (cloth trade : alk. paper)
LCCN
97041887
OCLC
ocm37675880
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries