Paper $19.95 ISBN: 9780932440952 Published February 2004
Cloth $29.95 ISBN: 9780932440976 Published February 2004

Poems

New and Selected

Marianne Boruch

Poems

Marianne Boruch

Distributed for Oberlin College Press

224 pages | 6 x 9
Paper $19.95 ISBN: 9780932440952 Published February 2004
Cloth $29.95 ISBN: 9780932440976 Published February 2004
This new collection features twenty-five new poems and a generous selection by the author from each of her four previous volumes - View from the Gazebo, Descendant. Moss Burning, and A Stick that Breaks and Breaks.
Contents
NEW POEMS • The History of The • Near Halloween • The Way the Dying Hear Things • Bad Cello • On the Street • Leaves in Fall • Double double • Science, Book 1 • Piano Tuning • The Old Mathematician • In Winter • Pleasure • Summer House • Bones Not of This Puny World • At Horticulture Park • The Driveway • Song in Spring • I Imagine the Mortician • My Uncle Who Hated Zoos Is • Small Yards • Wires • Little Fugue • Elegy • All Those People • Once at Berghoff’s • Sin • FROM VIEW FROM THE GAZEBO, 1985 • View from the Gazebo • the Blue-Black Light • Diamond Breakfast • The Violinist Beginning to Fly • Love Poem Against the Spring • A Line is Just a Series of Dots • The Cheerful Light of July • We Drove • Letter • Her Brown Checked Dress • Stranger in Her Room • Distant Knowledge That Spits and Flashes • Falling Asleep to Voices • This Moment of Raven • Memory Biscuit • Bird Census • On Translation • I Put on My Jonathan Edwards This Apple Season • Chicago Poultry • Letter from Taichung • the Fortune Teller • The Hammer Falls, Is Falling • A Thin Dark Room • Sympathy • FROM DESCENDANT, 1989 • My Son and I Go See Horses • A Deck of Cards Thrown to Wind • The Fox • Buick • 1957 • Flies • In Starlight • The Doctor Far from Home • Blur in the Attic Room • Reasons • Perennial Garden • White Rose • Purple Iris • Bleeding Heart • Monkshood • Delphinium • Wine Lily • Angels • Noon • A Chair in Raw Hope • The Rug • Interior with a Violin • Wallace Stevens and Charles Ives Talk Shop in Farmington, Maine • The Funny-Looking Biscuit • The Window • Over the Twillight Street • FROM MOSS BURNING, 1993 • Then • The Luxor Baths • Rare Old Violins • The Berlin Wall, 1966 • For Emily Dickinson • The Kingdom • Work • Total Eclipse • Winter • Town Pool • Maps • Neighborhod Roofs • On Sorrow • Moss Burning • Tree • The Stairway • Walking Home • Ash Wednesday • Geese • Up in Air • Argument, with Migration • The Surveying Class • Holy Cards • Distance • At the Y • Dr. Williams’ Desk • At School • The Crickets • Windstorm, Late March • To All Those Poets One Reads in Childhood • The Bog • The Going-Out-of-Business Greenhouse • In April • FROM A STICK THAT BREAKS AND BREAKS, 1997 • Omens • Momentary, in Winter • Lent • Halfway • Sewing • Camouflage • Chinese Brushwork • Crushed Birds • Happiness • Car Covered with Snow • The Vietnam Birthday Lottery, 1970 • The Book of Hand Shadows • The Great Ape House • The Hawk • Bird Passing • Library Stereopticon • Fasting • Tulip Tree • Lament • I Paint My Bad Painting • The Dove • Fish • Aubade • Head of an Unknown Saint • Smoking • Fireworks at New Year • The American Opera Company • Swimming Lesson • Old Ball Field • Exhaustion • X-Ray Vision • A Small Thing • Above the Chinese Cemetery • After Surgery • Year in Hawaii • Nest • Acknowledgments •
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