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In the Belly

"Gewanter’s poetry offers a sense of obstacles, and of obstacles not overcome but ridden and thus dealt with, and is nowhere better illustrated than in ’Conduct of Our Loves.’ Read this poem in the book store and you will want to buy the book."—Thom Gunn

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94 pages | 6-1/4 x 8-1/2 | © 1997

Phoenix Poets

Poetry

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Annals of the Wonder-Cabinet
In the Belly
English I
Yeartime for the Intifada
The Pardon
Goya’s The Third of May, 1808
Letter In My Desk
Boy’s Poem
The Competition
Shield
A Prayer for Theft
Catalunya: A Letter
Formula
From the Circle of Lovers
The Abortion
Leg-of-Mutton Pond
Three for the Organ-Grinder
"Waste Ground & Weeds"
Conduct of Our Loves
Bill
Early Words
Rock, Paper, Scissors
Tetragrammaton
My Father’s Autopsy
Bleish the Barber
Push Play
Leopard Man
Last Garden
Tribute
The Fossil
Notes

Awards

Ploughshares: John C. Zacharis First Book Award
Won

Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation: Whiting Foundation Writer's Awards
Won

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