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Author Haines, John, 1924-2011

Title For the century's end : poems, 1990-1999 / John Haines
Published Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©2001
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 85 pages)
Series The Pacific Northwest poetry series
Pacific Northwest poetry series
Contents Poem for the End of the Century -- The Legend -- In the Cave at Lone Tree Meadow -- Star Photo -- The Ancestors -- NEAR Travels Far to Find Eros -- NASA Dreams Quietly of Mars -- In the House of Wax -- "Far-sighted into yesterday ..." -- "We enter, adjust to the gloom ..." -- "How easily in the live heat ..." -- "Here is a man, thief or martyr ..." -- "Here, with his tins and furs ..." -- "Nothing we have painted ..." -- "Another room ..." -- "Call those from underneath ..." -- "In all these wax memorials ..." -- "The rooms are large and numerous ..." -- "All is as it must or might be ..." -- "Were we not lost, condemned ..." -- The American Dream -- City of Orphans -- Kent State, May 1970 -- Notes on the Capitalist Persuasion -- Politics and the Dead -- Blood -- The Unemployed, Disabled, and Insane -- It Could Happen Again -- The Last Election -- A Guide to the Four-Chambered Heart -- The Chart -- The Wreck -- The Flowering Plum -- Dead Leaves -- Orpheus -- The Telling -- Wounded Life -- Another Country -- Eclipse -- The Ghost Towns -- Star Struck -- The Ice Child -- Roadside Weeds -- Snow -- For a Young Student -- Days of Slaughter -- To the End
Summary New poems by the much-honored author of 14 books of poetry & 5 books of essays, now a resident of Missoula, Montana, after living many years in the Alaskan wilderness. This is the first volume in the invitational Pacific Northwest Poetry Series, edited by Linda Bierds
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject American poetry
American poetry.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 029580680X (electronic bk.)
9780295806808 (electronic bk.)