Evil corn / Adrian C. Louis.

Title
Evil corn / Adrian C. Louis.
Author
Louis, Adrian C.
Publication
Granite Falls, MN : Ellis Press, 2004.

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Description
126 p.; 23 cm.
Subject
Genre/Form
Poetry
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Contents
  • Milking the nightmares -- Moving from point A to pointless -- Evil corn -- The death scent of the corn plant -- This dirt in my mouth -- A lack of anything remotely magical in stone-cold Minnesota -- From a windowless classroom at the College of the corn -- The lump on Googles' neck is an egg with Baby Jesus growing inside -- Goggles as Savior of Gizzard -- At Pine Ridge pow wow grounds -- Lonesome boners -- Crows on MN County Road 61 -- The reconstruction -- The crow chronicles -- Thanksgiving in the promised land -- Minnesota Turkey Daze -- On the couch of November -- Anonymous Dogcatcher Hotmail -- Naming the dance -- Arse poetica -- Wisconsin -- An e-mail to Woody -- Me and Simon send smoke signals on the great and gaseous Internet -- God's beard is caked with Campbell's Chunky Chicken Soup -- A temporal feline distraction takes its claws to the calendar -- Another day int he English Dept. or Meet me at Medicine Tail Coulee -- Indian woman popcorn prayer -- High plains Bermuda Triangle -- Breakdown boogie dreams -- Hog heaven : a porcine epistle -- Gaudeamus Igitur -- Grammatical neanderthal -- Zoloft -- For an Indian girl I once knew in my stone-shaded and tumescent past -- A month after no e-mails, I call back East and learn you're dead -- Plains Indian riddle : June 25th -- Christmas present -- Metaphorical Morloc, Minnesota -- A hermit in a blizzard -- Deer at my kitchen window -- Jazzly inconsequentia -- Fata Morgana -- Another deer at my kitchen window -- Explaining my scream to the nervous stranger in my bed -- Discarded lines from a lost life : the 1964 high school yearbook and its sad emission of ghosts.
  • Blue horse -- A savage among the Kids of the Korn -- Witch wind -- Logorrhea -- Sister of St. Francis -- A meditation on the Mexicanos in southwest Minnesota -- Juneau Indian riddle -- Small town vampires -- Is the ace of spades a race card? -- Apropos of appropriation, expropriation, and expiation within this great nation -- A miscellany of now dead red girls -- Calling the cats -- His "Hollywood" fantasies produce a vision of daring escape in which he discovers God might exist -- Meanwhile, back at the ranch -- In the bosom of Abraham -- The last shall be first and the first shall be last or something similar -- Aurora Borealis -- Sun dance -- The obituary -- The day the jets kissed the Twin Towers -- Liberty Street -- Post-traumatic skin disorder -- Approaching the double nickel -- Recalling days of wine and roses -- For the black horse of my death -- Christmas Day 2003 in Nebraska -- That Indian I hate arrived today -- Ghost dance song for Colleen -- About the author.
ISBN
0944024521 (pbk.)
LCCN
^^2005274783
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library