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Belongings : poems / Sandra M. Gilbert.

Title
Belongings : poems / Sandra M. Gilbert.
Author
Gilbert, Sandra M.
Publication
New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2005.

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Description
126 p.; 22 cm.
Contents
Prologue : afternoon walk : the sea ranch -- I. Belongings -- 1. In-and-out sun like the light of her mind that knows -- 2. They gather where the light collects and falls -- 3. But though she glows but though her smile blazes -- 4. What should she do to safeguard her belongings? -- 5. The curses learned in childhood have their uses -- 6. Away from her belongings purse and keys -- 7. What happens to belongings after the grave? -- 8. Don't let my belongings go astray -- 9. Yet O it's nice that all her things are pretty -- 10. How far the age of mother father daughter! -- 11. When did her mind begin to ravel away? -- 12. At sundown tantrums shake the sunset west -- 13. Sometimes the names of sundown visitors -- 14. Back among her belongings her remains -- "Add finocchio seeds to your pasta sauce for that real Sicilian flavor!" -- She was -- "No thank you, I don't care for artichokes," -- Chocolate -- Hell is -- Remnant -- "It'll be reabsorbed," -- On the beach -- II. A little night music -- 1. Night arrival in the tropics -- 2. Night cry of the frogs -- 3. Night cow -- 4. Night punch, night -- Mathematicians asleep on the beach in Guadaloupe -- Rollerbladers in Paris -- "Seventeen" in the Marais -- April in -- St. Petersburg mosquitoes are really -- Peterhof -- Salome -- At Giverny, on canvas -- In my jazz -- III. Four masks -- 1. First the fish that cling to your slithery -- 2. Then bear snout, the rubbery freight -- 3. Oh then bird-shape, sleek, aerobic -- 4. At last a butterfly? -- Empire state -- Sunday morning and -- Skunk -- 1. A sudden stink so vast it seems some demon's -- 2. Nothing paces the meadow, nothing -- 3. The river leans against its bank -- 4. Jawbone and clavicle -- Matriarch -- The tall pale -- Morning again -- Chairlift -- Daddy long legs, dawdling -- Lesson -- February and the oak moths -- What extends -- IV. A year and a day -- January meadow -- February grass -- March moon -- April heart- -- May seed -- June - noon -- July, and a whole -- August in the old, gold -- September light -- October mist -- November tree fern -- December sea -- February 11, 2003 -- Epilogue : the new tree.
ISBN
0393059901
LCCN
2004014810
OCLC
ocm55801038
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries