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Author Meinke, Peter.

Title Liquid paper : new and selected poems / Peter Meinke
Published Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, [1991]
©1991
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Description 1 online resource (117 pages)
Series Pitt poetry series
Pitt poetry series.
Contents (Cont. 2) from "Lines from Key West" (I. Hero worship at Key West on the 4th of July ; II. Writing the great American poem in Key West ; III. Playing shuffleboard, drunk, in Key West, Fla. ; VIII. Wishing he had a theory in Key West) -- The poet, trying to surprise God -- In gentler times -- Sonnet on the death of the man who invented plastic roses -- Mendel's laws -- Myrtle the turtle -- Helen -- To a daughter with artistic talent -- Advice to my son -- Flatbush -- The house -- Uncle Jim -- Stille Nacht, heilege nacht -- Uncle Joe -- Aunt Mary -- Aunt Gertrud -- The cloud, Florida, 1985 -- Night watch on the Chesapeake -- A church cemetery in St. Mary's -- Rage -- The slow child -- Blue morning glories -- Atomic pantoum -- Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand Von Helmholtz -- Running with the hyenas -- The ABC of aerobics -- The gift of the magi -- Vision -- Fourth of July -- Fifty on fifty
Liquid paper -- Father -- The dead tree -- Soldiers with green leggings -- Growing deaf -- The perch -- Fixed stars -- Easter in Neuch?atel -- Indigo buntings -- The anniversary deer -- The shell -- Minuet in G -- Talk of the paintings -- Arms and the man -- Progress -- Exodus with children -- Myth -- Love poem 1990 -- Caf?e du Pont -- H?otel de la Truite -- H?otel Lion d'Or -- Carabet Voltaire -- Caf?e Vue des Alpes -- The poet to his tongue -- The magic kingdom -- Chicken unlimited -- "This is a poem to my son Peter" -- "You stand in isolation" -- Third child: June 11, 1962 -- The monkey's paw -- Ode to good men fallen before hero come -- Because -- The heart's location -- Everything we do -- Surfaces -- Elegy for a diver -- Byron vs. DiMaggio -- Teaching poetry at a country school in Florida -- Plovers -- Dear Reader -- Supermarket -- Robert Frost in Warsaw -- Azaleas -- Ping-pong -- World within world -- The death of the pilot whales
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject American poetry -- 20th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 082293681X
0822954559
0822979845 (electronic bk)
9780822936817
9780822954552
9780822979845 (electronic bk)