Memoir of the hawk : poems / James Tate.

Title
Memoir of the hawk : poems / James Tate.
Author
Tate, James, 1943-2015.
Publication
New York : Ecco Press, c2001.

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Description
175 p.; 25 cm.
Contents
  • New Blood -- Vale of the White Horse -- I Must Have Been That Man -- Te Deum Laudamus -- Young Man with a Ham -- The Lovely Arc of a Meteor in the Night Sky -- A True Story -- Cunning -- The Little Brother -- You Don't Know Me -- Overheard on the Driving Range -- The Storm and Stress Period -- Endless Time -- Slow Day at Manny's -- The Workforce -- Family Sorrow -- Witches -- Sudden Interest in the Dead -- The Experiment with John -- An Afternoon in Hell -- Memory -- Mental-Health Workers -- September -- The Second Mrs. Tyler -- Behind the Milk Bottle -- Thinking Ahead to Possible Options and a Worst-Case Scenario -- T.B. Blues -- Boom-Boom -- Grand Opera -- Madonna of the Chair -- How the People Are Governed -- Introspection -- An Afternoon Stroll -- Traveler -- Blanc Is Noir -- War and Peace -- Our Lady of the Shivers -- Hotel of the Golden Dawn -- Year of Progress -- Maine -- Precious Little We Can Do -- Toads Talking by a River -- Whereabouts --
  • My Private Tasmania -- At the End of the Little Street -- Overcoming Self-Consciousness -- Rememberability -- Plentitude -- Fasting Day -- Scattered Reflections -- No Explanation -- The London Times -- The End of Zen -- Geese at Night -- You Think You Know a Woman -- Curious -- Denied Areas -- Night Blindness -- To Beg for Food in a Contemptible Way -- The Shifting Dapples of Sunlight -- Torture -- Her Silhouette Against the Alpenglow -- Hanging by a Thread -- Chirpy, the Ruffian -- Snake Charming Secrets of the Indian Subcontinent -- Doink -- Somehow Not Aware That She Was Heaven-Born -- From the Morning Twilight to the Gloaming -- A Children's Story about an Anemic Bedbug -- To Each His Own -- Burnt Green Earth -- All Over the Lot -- Watching an Owl Slowly Wink -- Overworked and Haunted -- Morbidly Anxious -- Fork-Tongued -- Negative Employee Situation -- The Rug -- Just to Feel Human -- Wondrous Object -- Beacon -- The Lack of Good Qualities -- The Arrival --
  • The Choirmaster -- Climbing Like a Monkey Through the Thick Branches -- Perfection -- The Fine Rain -- Invisible -- The Plumber -- Dreams of Carefree Living -- A New Lifestyle -- Beauty Prizes -- Ashes of Roses -- A Lorgnette, a Parachute -- Her First Novel -- Like a Manta Ray -- The Man of the People -- Tickle Me Pink -- Creatures -- Pillow Fights with Myself -- Edison's Later Years -- The Reproductive System -- The Hundred-Eyed Security Forces -- The Old Candy, the New Candy -- Primeval -- Farewell to a Friend -- The Black Dog -- Ultraviolet Ukulele -- The Raising of Quibbles -- The Muse's Darling -- Praying at the Bus Stop Is Forbidden -- Duel to the Death -- I Surrender -- The New Love Slave -- The Eggs -- Wasted -- The Drought -- The Splendid Rainbow -- Mob of Good Old Boys -- A Walk with Twinkie -- Frontier Guards -- Carl's Shoes -- Hayden and Madge -- A Tattered Bible Stuffed with Memos -- A Winner -- The Bookclub -- The Shallots -- The Unveiling --
  • Bitterness -- A Fresh Performance -- A Little-Birdie Told Her -- The Real Thing -- We Aim to Please -- Still the Same -- For Its Own Sake -- Penury -- Wild Beasts -- Hungry Hearts -- In the Ring or on the Field, Igor Hummed -- Demigoddess -- The Painter of the Night -- The Wine Talks -- Right Conduct -- Time to Conjure Up the Good Spirit -- Worldling -- The Eternal Ones of the Dream -- Boobies of Fernando Po -- The Magic Flight -- Link -- War of Nerves -- Red in Tooth and Claw -- Carnivorous Sponges -- The Guilty One -- The Diagnosis -- From Whence They Came -- What Kady Did -- Swift, Silent and Deadly -- Kinky's Head -- The Flying Petunias -- The Mailman -- Loving Nell -- The Phantom Gardener -- Second Growth -- Look at Me -- The Closing, the Nose Wiping -- How Animals Live -- The Shadowlife -- When You Are Lost -- Swiftsure Blue -- Capital Punishment -- Memoir of the Hawk -- Rapture.
ISBN
0066210178 (hardcover)
LCCN
00067696
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries