American hybrid : a Norton anthology of new poetry / edited by Cole Swensen and David St. John.

Title
American hybrid : a Norton anthology of new poetry / edited by Cole Swensen and David St. John.
Publication
New York : W. W. Norton, c2009.
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Description
xxviii, 529 p.; 23 cm.
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Genre/Form
Anthologie.
Note
  • Includes index.
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
Contents
  • from The Indian never had a horse ; from In/somnia ; from To be in a time of war / Etel Adnan -- Inside a world the world fits into ; You think it's a secret, but it never was one ; Exceptions and melancholies ; Soft and pretty ; Sampling ; Sometimes an image ; The unveiling ; Vertigo / Ralph Angel -- Special theory of relativity ; Generation ; The fit ; Police business ; Turn of events ; What we mean ; Scumble ; Yonder ; Translation / Rae Armantrout -- Well-lit places ; What to do with milk ; The taken ; Obsidian House ; Others shied away ; Haibun ; The garden of false civility ; Of linnets and dull time / John Ashbery -- February elegy ; P equals pie ; Mystery at manor ; Close ; Alice in Wonderland ; Man and woman / Mary Jo Bang -- Now begins our immaculate summer ; The birds know ; In the days of famous want ; This is what's been done to flesh ; from Your time has come / Joshua Beckman -- Insatiability ; Clouds of willing seen in the bird day ; The white letter ; The green letter ; Banana peaks get snowfall / Cal Bedient -- Conservation with Evan Hesse ; Sail ; Justnowland ; Vanish nearby ; Shoots and pulps ; Pirate keep / Molly Bendall -- Chinese space ; from Four year old girl ; Parallel lines / Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge -- A sideways suicide ; Ruby for grief ; My sister is not a dollar ; The eyeglasses ; We have to talk about another book ; The rearranger / Michael Burkard -- Before the birds awaken ; It's what I'm afraid of ; My whispered song ; I'm sorry I brought it up ; There is no way to know ; The words I did not say ; There should've been rabbits ; She falls in love ; The note I taped up ; You have put the cup ; In the story ; Through a panel of controls ; When you step from the entry hall ; I have no say / Killarney Clary -- Floating by ; Units for tomorrow ; Dear Robert ; Sarabande ; My operatives ; Conditions maritimes / Norma Cole -- The sky drank in ; Careful ; Little more red sun on the human ; from The plot genie / Gillian Conoley -- Works of Thos. Swan ; On my brother W[illiam] falling from his horse ; The acts / Martin Corless-Smith -- from Conference ; from Cheerleader's guide to the world : council book ; from Paramour / Stacy Doris -- The apocrypha of Jacques Derrida ; At sunset ; After sky X ; Of politics, & art ; Blue ; The city of snow ; Two stanzas for Timothy Deshaies / Norman Dubie -- Ellipses ; The obscure room & my inexplicable weeping ; Elegy for the poetry of her personal experiences ; In English in a poem ; Then, suddenly ; The book's speech / Lynn Emanuel -- Cue or starting point ; The disappeared ; Hotel classic / Kathleen Fraser -- Warmth sculpture ; The permeable past tense of feel / Alice Fulton -- Leap year ; Nature averts her eyes ; Earthquake ; Apollinaire's cane ; The mastermind asks some questions ; Stop whimpering and speak / James Galvin -- Time and the hour ; Exhaustible appearance ; Coda ; from The hugeness of that which is missing ; Poem ; Road and tree ; Collodion ; Ivy brick wall ; Argosy for rock and grass ; Moon and Page Ghazal / Forrest Gander -- from Giscome road ; from Prairie style / C.S. Giscombe -- Tous les Matins du Monde ; In defense of nothing ; Plain song ; Beginning with a phrase from Simone Weil ; Human memory is organic ; That's life / Peter Gizzi.
  • Etymologically work work / Albert Goldbarth -- Dawn day one ; Little exercise ; Dusk shore prayer ; Ebbtide / Jorie Graham -- Dissonance royal traveller ; A Medieval hollow from Stripped tales ; The imagined room ; A short narrative ; Alteration / Barbara Guest -- Time and materials ; White of forgetfulness, white of safety ; Rusia en 1931 ; The yellow bicycle ; The garden of delight / Robert Hass -- from The beginner ; from The composition of the cell ; from The book of a thousand eyes / Lyn Hejinian -- Black series ; Sediments of Santa Monica ; Styrofoam cup ; Left eye ; String theory sutra ; An oddness / Brenda Hillman -- The presence ; Childhood and its double ; from Edge and fold ; Haikuisation of Shakespeare's sonnet 56 / Paul Hoover -- 9/11 ; 2002 ; The splinter ; The descent ; Let it snow ; Is knowing / Fanny Howe -- from Bed hangings II ; from Kidnapped / Susan Howe -- The removes ; Eclipse calling ; Home unknown stone ; Breath, bring nothing to term ; The evening of chances / Andrew Joron -- Freely adapted ; Representation without taxation ; Critical essay ; Via negativa ; The Sybil's afterlife ; Noumenon / Claudia Keelan -- Exordium ; from Penury / Myung Mi Kim -- After Mahler ; Interleavings (Paul Celan) ; Hum ; Impossible blue / Ann Lauterbach -- Chimney song ; Event ; The wilds / Mark Levine -- Song of the Andoumboulou : 64 ; Double staccato ; Blue Anuncia's bird lute / Nathaniel Mackey -- Green flame ; Antennae ; Choices ; Occur ; Creek ; Sfumato ; Twist ; Thwart ; Dangerous Archipelagos ; Green card, blue shoes ; Dear elegy ; Phoenix elegy / Stefanie Marlis -- from Reef : shadow of green ; Fauve harmonics ; Letter for K & poems for someone else / Mark McMorris -- from A palace of pearls / Jane Miller -- from Nude memoir ; Laura de Sade ; Spicer's city / Laura Moriarty ; Wreath of a similar year ; Difficult of access ; The critique ; from Enlightenment evidence ; The state ; The promise ; In one body and one soul ; Awake ; The Milky way ; The burning peony / Jennifer Moxley -- from Muse & drudge ; The lunar Lutheran ; Sleeping with the dictionary ; Why you and I ; Zombie hat / Harryette Mullen -- Refuge ; Plans ; from A noun's meant / Laura Mullen -- Poem ; After Tsang Chih ; Poem ; from The descent of Alette ; I must have called and so he comes ; Lady Poverty / Alice Notley -- And sighs again (autobiography) ; Stone ; Una noche ; Tongue asleep ; The theory of the flower / Michael Palmer -- California poppy ; Crematorium at Sierra View Cemetery ; Clutch and pumps ; My lot to spin the purple ; Listen mother, he punched the air ; Robe and pajamas, steadfast ; Darling can you kill me / D.A. Powell -- Birds fly through us ; Mercy ; All Saints / Bin Ramke -- from Don't let me be lonely / Claudia Rankine -- from Human/nature ; from Present tense ; from Where late the sweet birds sang / Stephen Ratcliffe -- My trip ; My Mojave ; Picnic ; Zion ; Conquest ; Landscape with Tityrus in Vermont / Donald Revell -- from Hovenweep ; The little matchgirl ; The snow window / Elizabeth Robinson -- from Vertigo ; In a landscape of having to repeat ; You couldn't read a book about it ; In the house / Martha Ronk -- Naked ladies ; Where letters go ; Penciled ; Concerning essential existence ; Impresario ; Go verbatim ; The world as I left it ; Minor ninth chord / Mary Ruefle.
  • Direction of fall ; A parking lot just outside the ruins of Babylon ; The tendency of dropped objects to fall ; Turandot ; You also, nightingale / Reginald Shepherd -- Thus, speak the chromograph ; Essay : at night the autoportrait ; from The California poem ; World is weird / Eleni Sikelianos -- from The good house ; Ted's head ; The strength / Rod Smith -- Le Dejeuner ; Gallery ; Bowl / Carol Snow -- We arrived and everything was interconnected ; We arrived ; New world sonnet ; December 8, 2002 / Juliana Spahr -- The forest ; Awaken ; Variations on The dream of the road / Susan Stewart -- Henry David Thoreau/Sonny Rollins ; Pastorelle 9 ; Pastorelle 10 ; Parmenides/fragments 3 and 15A ; Pastorelle 12 ; Why trees weep / John Taggart -- The family ; The family II ; Komodo ; Mother's first airplane / Arthur Vogelsang -- from Iovis 3 : Oculist wit : book of light ; Without stitching closed the eye of the falcon / Anne Waldman -- First draw of the sea ; Singular / Keith Waldrop -- Evening sun ; Song ; Meditation on understanding ; Song ; Steps in integration / Rosmarie Waldrop -- from Art & language writes an epitaph ; Look, look! ; For four violins ; False Isle ; The glove ; Textile 5 / Marjorie Welish -- Beavis' day off ; White exiles ; Loss Lieder ; Each's cot an altar then ; Toward Autumn / Susan Wheeler -- Double sonnet ; Attitude of rags ; Independence Day ; Those generals' eyes ; Faux self-portrait of you ; It wasn't exactly like being left standing at the altar ; Eye cages / Dara Wier -- The tree of personal effort ; Three apples ; Arthur in Egypt ; Constable's day off ; A fisher king ; The similitude of this great flower ; On the resemblance of some flowers to insects ; Verses omitted by mistake ; Oil and water ; Ancient subterranean fires ; Nocturne ; The oldest garden in the world ; Bohemian rhapsody / Elizabeth Willis -- Animism ; Like peaches ; Why leave you so soon gone ; Bienvenu en Louisiane / C.D. Wright -- Body and soul II ; The secret of poetry ; '54 Chevy ; Singing lesson ; Waking up after the storm ; Hawksbane ; from Littlefoot / Charles Wright -- The late tale ; Unpromising poem ; Egyptian sonnets (7) ; Egyptian sonnets (11) ; Robert Desnos writes / John Yau -- With hidden noise ; Yawn ; Bathed in dust and ashes ; Speck ; Homage to Richard Tuttle ; Man in red / Dean Young.
ISBN
9780393333756 (pbk.)
LCCN
^^2008036193