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Consideration of the guitar : new and selected poems, 1986-2005 / by Ray Gonzalez.

Title
Consideration of the guitar : new and selected poems, 1986-2005 / by Ray Gonzalez.
Author
González, Ray.
Publication
Rochester, NY : BOA Editions, 2005.
Electronic Resource
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Description
205 p.; 23 cm.
Series Statement
American poets continuum series ; v. 94
Uniform Title
American poets continuum series ; v. 94.
Contents
Speak easy -- The carved hands at San Miguel -- Over the shoulder -- Sending you -- The skeleton of the lizard -- Every ten years, a hawk kills before me -- Runaway train -- Fierce God -- Emerge -- Into -- Stopping along the Rio Grande north of Hatch, New Mexico -- The light at Mesilla -- Ascending the stone steps at the Gran Quivira ruins -- Andre Breton at Zuni Pueblo, 1945 -- Rattlesnakes hammered on the wall -- In the time of the totem -- The wolf table -- Immediacy -- The hiding -- Celestial longing -- The horns at Sierra Ladrone, New Mexico -- A poem in every direction -- Fever -- Consideration of the guitar -- The walls -- The burning -- Memorize -- I have been served -- The promises of glass -- Hymn for the tongue -- The mask -- Another -- After reading Rexroth, I stand by the Rio Grande -- Celebrate -- My brothers -- There will be centuries -- Tiny clay doll with no arms -- For the other world -- I hear the bells of the ice cream vendor outside my door -- Kiva floor at Abo -- Granadilla -- Federico Garcia Lorca's desk -- The Hawk Temple at Tierra Grande -- What you will remember -- I am afraid of the moon -- Falling into a face -- Kick the heart -- What the cottonwood said -- Calling the white donkey -- Under the freeway in El Paso -- Cabato -- The hawk in the yard -- Two striped lizards -- The finger moth -- From the face -- The angels of Juarez, Mexico -- White -- Brown pot -- Beyond having -- The head of Pancho Villa -- At the Rio Grande near the end of the century -- Watching a film of Van Gogh on Christmas Eve -- The eagle in the ashes -- In the time of the scorpion -- Sueno de Mexico -- Rattlesnake dance, Coronado Hills, 1966 -- The grandfather -- Snakeskin -- Never -- The energy of clay -- Ode to the family of spiders -- Late night moon -- The magnets -- The bell -- Before the facts -- Railroad face -- Disguise -- Roberto denies he is superstitious -- Roberto talks to his dead brother -- Roberto anticipates these gifts from his dying father -- Roberto recalls his dead grandfather -- Roberto concerning his youth -- Roberto goes for a walk after the war -- Five bird songs -- Adult -- Knowing -- Sitting -- One day -- The opinion at Point Loma -- Sunset and moonrise over Cuchillo, New Mexico -- Christmas Eve, Aguirre Springs, New Mexico, 1984 -- Twilights and chants -- Hiding the stone horse -- Absence of lizards -- Testament -- Saving the candles -- Prayer -- Sunday -- How far back? -- Ascending -- Four towns, Don Juan de Onate Trail, New Mexico -- Through the creek, Cloride, New Mexico -- Diamondback on the trail -- The clay bowls -- The poem at the end of the world.
ISBN
1929918704 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2005015358
OCLC
  • 60550575
  • ocm60550575
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries