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Search party : collected poems of William Matthews / edited by Sebastian Matthews and Stanley Plumly.

Title
Search party : collected poems of William Matthews / edited by Sebastian Matthews and Stanley Plumly.
Author
Matthews, William, 1942-1997.
Publication
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2004.

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Description
xxi, 314 p.; 24 cm.
Note
  • Includes index.
Contents
Introduction / Stanley Plumly -- The Search Party -- Psychoanalysis -- Blues for John Coltrane, Dead at 41 -- Coleman Hawkins (d. 1969), RIP -- Jealousy -- Moving -- Lust -- Faith of Our Fathers -- Why We Are Truly a Nation -- On Cape Cod a Child Is Stolen -- Driving All Night -- Oh Yes -- Old Girlfriends -- What You Need -- Wehlener Sonnenuhr Auslese 1959 -- Yes! -- Directions -- Sleeping Alone -- Driving Alongisde the Housatonic River Alone on a Rainy April Night -- Another Beer -- Night Driving -- The Needle's Eye, the Lens -- An Egg in the Corner of One Eye -- The Cat -- Talk -- La Tache 1962 -- Snow -- Sleep -- Letter to Russell Banks -- The Portrait -- Mud Chokes No Eels -- Beer after Tennis, 22 August 1972 -- Bring the War Home -- The Waste Carpet -- Sticks & Stones -- Spring Snow -- Moving Again -- Snow Leopards at the Denver Zoo -- The News -- Strange Knees -- Living Among the Dead -- Left Hand Canyon -- In Memory of the Utah Stars -- Bud Powell, Paris, 1959 -- Listening to Lester Young -- The Icehouse, Pointe au Baril, Ontario -- The Mail -- Taking the Train Home -- Waking at Dusk from a Nap -- In Memory of W. H. Auden -- Nurse Sharks -- Long -- New -- Cows Grazing at Sunrise -- Housework -- Bystanders -- Twins -- Our Strange and Lovable Weather -- Descriptive Passages -- Good Company -- School Figures -- Pissing off the Back of the Boat into the Nivernais Canal -- The Penalty for Bigamy Is Two Wives -- Bmp Bmp -- Nabokov's Death -- On the Porch at the Frost Place, Franconia, NH -- The Cloud -- Eternally Undismayed Are the Poolshooters -- The Drunken Baker -- Leaving the Cleveland Airport -- Dancing to Reggae Music -- Gossip -- Iowa City to Boulder -- Lions in the Cincinnati Zoo -- A Walk with John Logan 1973 -- Clearwater Beach, Florida, 1950 -- Jilted -- Good -- Sympathetic -- Whiplash -- Bad -- The Psychopathology of Everyday Life -- Loyal -- A Happy Childhood -- Civilization and Its Discontents -- Familial -- Right -- The Theme of the Three Caskets -- Masterful -- An Elegy for Bob Marley -- Wrong -- Fellow Oddballs -- April in the Berkshires -- Photo of the Author with a Favorite Pig -- The Accompanist -- Herd of Buffalo Crossing the Missouri on Ice -- Caddies' Day, the Country Club, a Small Town in Ohio -- Dog Life -- Recovery Room -- Black Box -- Vasectomy -- Nabokov's Blues -- 39,000 Feet -- Mood Indigo -- Housecooling -- Homer's Seeing-Eye Dog -- The Blues -- Moonlight in Vermont -- Smoke Gets in Your Eyes -- School Days -- Little Blue Nude -- Onions -- Straight Life -- Grief -- The Wolf of Gubbio -- Mingus at The Showplace -- The Bear at the Dump -- My Father's Body -- Time -- President Reagan's Visit to New York, October 1984 -- Mingus at The Half Note -- Men at My Father's Funeral -- The Rookery at Hawthornden -- Note Left for Gerald Stern in an Office I Borrowed, and He Would Next, at a Summer Writers' Conference -- Cheap Seats, the Cincinnati Gardens, Professional Basketball, 1959 -- The Rented House in Maine -- Mingus in Diaspora -- Tomorrow -- Money -- The Generations -- Cancer Talk -- A Night at the Opera -- Another Real Estate Deal on Oahu -- Slow Work -- E lucevan le stelle -- Portrait of the Artist as a Young Clarinetist -- Debt -- Condoms Then -- Condoms Now -- Phone Log -- Driving Through the Poconos, Route 80, 1:30 A.M., Snow -- The Buddy Bolden Cylinder -- The Memo -- Grandmother Talking -- Grandmother, Dead at 99 Years and 10 Months -- Names -- I Let a Song Go out of My Heart -- Mingus in Shadow -- Rescue -- Truffle Pigs -- Manners -- Promiscuous -- Sooey Generous -- Oxymorons -- Dire Cure -- Umbrian Nightfall -- The Cloister -- A Poetry Reading at West Point -- People Like Us -- Frazzle -- The Bar at the Andover Inn -- Big Tongue -- Bucket's Got a Hole in It -- Misgivings -- Care.
ISBN
0618350071
LCCN
2003056795
OCLC
ocm52860111
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries