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Author Mackey, Nathaniel, 1947-

Title Splay anthem / Nathaniel Mackey.

Imprint New York : New Directions Book, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    811 Mackey,N MACK    Will be deleted
Description xvi, 126 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents Braid -- Andoumboulouous brush -- Beginning with lines by Anwar Naguib -- "He and she sat stacked row on..." -- "Manipulable hope turned endless..." -- Spectral escort -- Lag anthem -- "Newly arrived. Arrayed in..." -- Song of the andoumboulou: 40 -- "Dark wintry room they lay shivering..." -- Eye on the scarecrow -- Song of the andoumboulou: 42 -- "So that B'Head called hard rock pillow,..." -- "Premature rebirth, fake book of the..." -- Go left out of Shantiville -- Song of the andoumboulou: 44 -- "A region of hills it was we came..." -- "Others called it namesake serenade,..." -- "A thorn caught in the horn's..." -- "It was a night nowhere near where..." -- Glenn on Monk's Mountain -- Song of the andoumboulou: 46 -- "Prodigal rift an aroused we tossed..." -- (brayed) -- "It was a tale told many times over,..." -- II. Fray -- Sound and Semblance -- Song of the andoumboulou: 48 -- "B'Hest had hold of us, no..." -- "Sat elbows-to-knees on the sidewalk,..." -- "Udhrite arrest echoed Udhrite..." -- On Antiphon Island -- Song of the andoumboulou: 50 -- "Tore the earth and tore the air..." -- Song of the Andoumboulou: 51 -- "And so withstood it. Stood, insofar as..." -- "To ride was a well gone to too often, a..." -- Song of the andoumboulou: 52 -- "Lift and being lowered he meant by..." -- "Brusque encumbrance unaccounted..." -- Sound and sentience -- Sigh of the moor -- "Sought their shadows in heaven,..." -- "It wasn't that all things pass,..." -- Song of the andoumboulou: 55 -- Song of the andoumboulou: 56 -- "Dried up if so much as looked at, dreamtime..." -- "Abstract canvas, earth tones notwithstanding...." -- "A worked awkwardness ran us over. 'We...'" -- Dread lakes aperture -- "On a lit canvas what could've been..." -- III. Nub -- Song of the andoumboulou: 58 -- "Wrung water from a sawed-off branch,..." -- "What of us wouldn't carry caught..." -- Sound and cerement -- "It was getting to be the end again,..." -- Song of the andoumboulou: 60 -- "A first unfallen church of what might've..." --"Nub no longer stood but lay and we...".
Subject Poetry.
ISBN 0811216527 (alk. paper)
9780811216524 (alk. paper)

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