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Reaching out to the world : new and selected prose poems / Robert Bly.

Title
Reaching out to the world : new and selected prose poems / Robert Bly.
Author
Bly, Robert.
Publication
Buffalo, N.Y. : White Pine Press, c2009.

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Description
110 p.; 23 cm.
Series Statement
The Marie Alexander poetry series ; v. 12
Uniform Title
Marie Alexander poetry series ; no. 12.
Contents
1. Walking by the Ocean -- Eleven O'Clock at Night -- November Day at McClure's Beach -- The Dead Seal -- Finding a Chunk of Amethyst -- A Conversation with the Octopus Hunter -- Calm Morning -- A Rock Inlet on the Pacific -- Looking into a Tide Pool -- Sitting on Some Rocks in Shaw Cove -- The Sand Grains -- A Day on the Sea -- Mangrove Islands in the Early Morning -- 2. Living on a Farm -- August Rain -- Walking Where the Plows Have Been Turning -- Fall -- Two Days on the Farm -- Dawn in Threshing Time -- Going Out to Check the Ewes -- The Farm Granary -- Sunset at a Lake -- Opening the Door of a Barn I Thought Was Empty on New Year's Eve -- Coming in for Supper -- It Takes So Long to Finish a Poem -- Finding the Father -- Snowed in Again -- The Old Man with Missing Fingers -- A Birds Nest Made of White Reed Fibers -- "Death Could Come!" -- 3. Six Friends -- Hearing Gary Snyder Read -- Andrei Voznesensky Reading in Vancouver -- Visiting Emily Dickinson's Grave with Robert Francis -- Seeing Creeley for the First Time -- Pundit Jasraj in Concert -- VisitingThomas Hart Benton and His Wife in Kansas City -- 4. The Hockey Poem -- 5. Potatoes, Mushrooms, and Oyster Shells -- A Potato -- An Orange -- The Thumb -- A Mushroom -- An Onion -- A Dead Wren in My Hand -- A Caterpillar -- A Hollow Tree -- Some Cucumber Leaves -- A Willow Leaf -- An Oyster Shell -- Finding a Chunk of Wood on a Walk -- The Skull-Bone -- 6. Love Poems -- An Open Rose -- The Inner Furnace -- A Bouquet of Ten Roses -- The Cry Going Out Over Pastures -- A Day Alone -- The Gift We Gave -- Grass from Two Years -- The Lover's Body as a Community of Protozoa -- 7. Starfish, Rock Crabs, and Sea Lions -- Walking Swiftly -- The Starfish -- A Moth -- Some Sea Lions -- A Married Man Looking at a Cherry Tree -- A Pine Tree -- The Couple I Do Not Know Sitting by the Shore Near Carmel -- The Skin on a Horse's Neck -- The Rock Crab -- The Moon Traveling Alone -- A Salamander -- Elephants in Kenya -- Climbing Up Mount Vision with My Little Boy.
ISBN
  • 9781935210023
  • 1935210025
LCCN
40016847799
OCLC
  • ocn261175897
  • 261175897
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries