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Author Hillman, Brenda

Title Seasonal works with letters on fire / Brenda Hillman
Published Connecticut : Wesleyan Univ Press, 2013


Description 1 online resource
Series Wesleyan poetry
Wesleyan poetry.
Contents ON THE MIRACLE OF NAMELESS FEELING. To Spirits of Fire After Harvest ; Some Kinds of Reading in Childhood ; The Fuel of an Infinite Life ; Grammar of This Life at Noon ; Geminid Showers & Health Care Reform ; Late Autumn Storms at Pigeon Point ; At the Solstice, a Yellow Fragment ; Early Sixties Christmas in the West ; The Vowels Pass By in English ; Something Has Been Reading the Fireroots ; The Body Politic Loses Her Hair ; In High Desert Under the Drones ; Between Semesters, the Fragments Follow Us ; We Saw the E Look BackI Heard Flame-Folder Spring Bring Red ; En Route to Bolinas, a Rose ; In the Room of Glass Breasts ; Equinox Ritual with Ravens & Pines ; To Leon, Born Before a Marathon ; Fable of Work in the World ; A Halting Probability, on a Train ; In Summer, Everything Is Something's Twin ; To Stem the Time We Spent ; Facelessbook ; Two Summer Aubades, After John Clare ; The Practice of Talking to Plants ; Ecopoetics Minifesto : A Draft for Angie ; Foggy Animist Morning in the Vineyard ; Previous Dawn in the Next Field ; West Marin Night During Perseid Showers ; For One Whose Love Has Gone ; Patience Swoons in the Sword Ferns ; Between the Fire & the Flood ; Between the Souls & the Meteors ; Moaning Action at the Gas Pump ; Elegy for an Activist in Winter ; Autumn Ritual with Hate Turned Sideways ; Rituals with Food Before the Feast ; After the Feast at Year's End ; Report on Visiting the District Office ; After a Death in Early Spring ; Imperishable Longing to Be with Others ; The Hour Until We See You ; Till It Finishes What It Does ; After a Very Long Difficult Day ; A Spiral Tries to Feel Again ; You Were in Sunlight Being Prepared ; On the Miracle of Nameless Feeling -- A SENSE OF THE LIVELY UNIT. As the Roots Prepare for Literature ; Summer Mountain Lightning & Some Music ; The Elements Are Mixed in Childhood ; At the Snow Line in Summer ; Sky of Omens, Floor of Fragments ; The Seeds Talk Back to Monsanto ; Coda: Suggested Activism for Endangered Seeds ; The Nets Between Solstice & Equinox ; Very Far Back in This Life ; To the Writing Students at Orientation ; The Letters Learn to Breathe Twice ; Local Warming & Early Autumn Butterflies ; Halfway Through Civilization, Late to Another ; Imitating a Squirrel at my Job ; Experiments with Poetry Are Taken Outdoors ; A Short Walk During Late Capitalism ; A Quiet Afternoon at the Office ; A Quiet Afternoon at the Office II ; When the Occupations Have Just Begun ; After the Orionids, Near the Plaza ; From the Dictionary of Indo-European Roots ; Short Anthem for the General Strike ; Mists From People As They Pass ; Types of Fire at the Strike ; o-o-o o-o-o o-o-o o-o-o ; A Brutal Encounter Recollected in Tranquility ; & the Tents Went Back Up ; 2 Journal Entries During Occupy SF ; An Almanac of Coastal Winter Creatures ; The Second Half of the Survey ; Lyrid Meteor Showers During Your Dissertation
Summary The final volume in the poet's tetralogy on earth, air, water, and fire
Notes Print version record
Subject American poetry.
American poetry
Genre/Form Poetry
Lyric poetry.
Po├ęsie lyrique.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780819574152