Circumstances beyond our control : poems / Robert Phillips.

Title
Circumstances beyond our control : poems / Robert Phillips.
Author
Phillips, Robert, 1938-
Publication
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.
Electronic Resource
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Description
xii, 72 p.; 24 cm.
Contents
I. Fire & obsession -- The ocean -- Ghost story -- The grown-up train -- An empty suit -- Expulsion -- The snow queen -- Life force -- Homage : Neruda -- Ode to a banana -- After reading The book of questions -- Variations on Vallejo's "Black stone on a white stone" -- Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire -- Two twentieth-century American monologues -- Ted Bundy, stalker rapist -- Texas cheerleader murder plot -- Famous last words -- Endymion and Selene -- My funny valentine -- Two for Max Eberts -- Blue jay -- Trees in springtime -- San Miguel de Allende -- II. A little light music -- Memory -- Life and limb -- Headlines -- Miss Perfecto -- Response to Barbara Walters' most fatuous question -- Soliloquy of the Ethiopian eunuch -- III. Rituals -- Sunday rituals -- Two for Mister Roscoe -- "Arsh potatoes" -- Grandfather's cars -- To a schoolteacher now dead -- Viewing -- Two sonnets -- Her life at seven -- Chance encounter -- Days of 1964 -- The ruined man -- Bucolics -- Mop and nest -- Wisteria and fence -- Insomnia -- Two adaptations from Red Pine -- Waiting for a friend -- Parting from a friend on a night in spring -- Christopher Isherwood -- Vita.
ISBN
  • 0801883768 (acid-free paper)
  • 0801883784 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
LCCN
2005024564
OCLC
  • 61361617
  • ocm61361617
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries