The butcher's apron : new & selected poems including "Greed: part 14" / Diane Wakoski.

Title
The butcher's apron : new & selected poems including "Greed: part 14" / Diane Wakoski.
Author
Wakoski, Diane.
Publication
Santa Rosa, CA : Black Sparrow Press, 2000.

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Description
256 p. : ill.; 24 cm.
Contents
  • The Butcher's Apron -- Breakfast -- The Helm's Bakery Man -- Saturday Night -- The Lessons of Smoked Fish, Bear Claws & American Barbecue -- When Canned Peaches Turn into Maplelight -- Un Morceau en Forme de Poire -- Amaryllis on Thames -- Night Blooming Jasmine -- In San Francisco -- Making a Sacher Torte -- Peaches -- Ode to a Lebanese Crock of Olives -- My Mother's Milkman -- Love to My Electric Handmixer -- Perfume -- Teacup Feet -- The Orange -- Image Is Narrative -- Braised Leeks & Framboise -- Nell's Birthday -- Grain -- Viennese Coffee -- The Fear of Fat Children -- Salad Flowers -- Eating Flowers -- Violets -- Pamela's Green Tomato Pie -- Whole Sum -- Pears -- Human History: Its Documents -- Orphee -- Using Heather's Wooden Spoon -- Breakfast at George & Molly Wickes' -- George Washington's Autumn -- The Coffee Drinker -- Letter with the Ring of Truth -- A Californian Fights Against the Old New England Traditions --
  • Clint's Bottle of 1977 Chateauneuf-du-Pape -- Eggs -- The Pumpkin Pie -- Apricot Poem -- What Would Tennessee Williams Have Said -- Sue's Diet -- Gabriella's Influence on Our Vision of Plato's Cave -- Lunch with Miriam & Toby -- For Clint in East Lansing While I Am Sitting on the Adriatic Coast -- Robert Waxes the Car -- Orchids at Oldsmobile -- Having Replaced Love with Food & Drink -- The Dark Procession Reviewed -- Opening the Sunrise -- When Breakfast Is Brought by the Morning Star -- Our Lady of the Chanterelles -- Mole at Chloe's -- The Tango Lesson -- Costa Rican Coffee -- Creme Brulee -- Roses & Grapes -- Eating Grapes with the Algebraist -- Robert's Spaghetti Sauce -- Scalding the Pot -- A Short Fable of Endurance and Pity -- Diet Moons -- Parkin -- Sally Plum -- Eating a Plum on the Terrace -- After Edward Hopper's Marbletop Table: A Sestina for Anne Waldman -- The Dangerous Hermit -- Light Poem for the Lion Painter Who Bakes Scones in Michigan --
  • Sestina to the Common Glass of Beer: I Do Not Drink Beer -- Preface to Greed, Part 14 / The Night Rides ... -- Pt. I. Gloves of Fire -- Pt. II. The Midas Chocolate -- Pt. III. Finger Ears -- Pt. IV. Medea's Summer Eyes -- Pt. IV. Robert's Yellow Tomatoes -- Pt. V. Goddess Gold -- Pt. VI. Raven or Serpent -- Pt. VII. Nighthawk -- Pt. VIII. Polishing Light -- Pt. IX. Meeting the Ice Queen -- Pt. X. Desert Carp -- Pt. XI. Honoring the Discovery of Zero -- Pt. XII. Morning's Scarf of Gold -- Pt. XIII. The Morning of the Enchantress.
ISBN
  • 1574231456 (cloth trade : alk. paper)
  • 1574231448 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 1574231464 (signed cloth : alk. paper)
LCCN
00046810
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries