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Author Shumaker, Peggy, 1952-

Title Gnawed bones : poems / Peggy Shumaker.

Imprint Los Angeles : Red Hen Press, 2010.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    811.54 SHU    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 108 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents I. July twilight on the Chena. -- July twilight on the Chena -- What we get used to -- Sea change -- Snapshot -- Polished table -- Deliverance -- Pheasant -- Gnawed bones -- Nests, an elegy -- Smoke -- When the ground cannot take in more rain -- Night drive -- Night watch -- As war goes on -- Bugler, Ft. Wainwright, Alaska -- Dive, three definitions -- II. Mystery aisle. -- The provider -- Desert odyssey -- Touch and go -- Always the entertainer -- Rinsing that tomato -- You're here -- Chickens -- Swallows -- Ha ha ha -- No sign -- My father never -- Beyond words, this language -- Radio control -- No one knows how to speak -- Albóndigas -- Portal -- III. Mother of sorrows. -- Land fraud nosebleed -- Desert climbing -- Better homes -- Go to the broom closet and pick out a stick -- Horny toads -- Asthma -- Our mother of sorrows -- Sky of souls -- Upset woman -- You should know better -- Glyphs on a limestone stela -- All the mustaches on all the Judases -- The aroma of rain in the desert -- Mango -- Ocotillo -- Norwegian wood -- Mother tongue -- The painting I didn't buy -- IV. Naming what we hold in our hand. -- Wilderness -- Pale woman on stretcher -- What next -- A brief aside -- Narrow roads to/from the interior -- Missing -- Stroke -- -- Lapse -- Hard stick -- Spleen -- Shower -- Good sign -- Naming what we hold in our hand -- Kus-sun-ar -- Oatmeal -- In praise, ephemera -- Chananika -- Long before we got here, long after we're gone.
Subject Mortality -- Poetry.
Families -- Poetry.
American poetry -- 20th century.
ISBN 9781597091565 (pbk.) : $19.95
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