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How to Triumph like a Girl; During the Impossible Age of Everyone; The Last Move; Mowing; The Rewilding; The Good Wave; Down Here; How Far Away We Are; The Quiet Machine; I Remember the Carrots; The Tree of Fire; Someplace like Montana; State Bird; Downhearted; Miracle Fish; The Saving Tree; What it Looks Like to us and the Words We Use; Bellow; What Remains Grows Ravenous; In a Mexican Restaurant I Recall How Much You Upset Me; Cower; Relentless; The Riveter; The Vine; After You Toss Around the Ashes; The Noisiness of Sleep; We are Surprised; The Long Ride; Before; Torn.
Field BlingIn the Country of Resurrection; Glow; The Wild Divine; Day of Song, Day of Silence; Oranges & the Ocean; Play it Again; Long Ago & the Cow Comes Back; Accident Report in the Tall, Tall Weeds; Service; The Plunge; The Good Fight; Drift; Midnight, Talking About Our Exes; Nashville After Hours; Oh Please, Let it be Lightning; Adaptation; Roadside Attractions with the Dogs of America; Prickly Pear & Fisticuffs; The Whale & the Waltz Inside of it; A Trick of the Light; Tattoo Theory; The Problem With Travel; Outside Oklahoma, We See Boston; The Great Blue Heron of Dunbar Road.
Lies About Sea CreaturesCall to Post; Lashed to the Helm, All Stiff and Stark; Home Fires; After the Ice Storm; The Other Wish; The Conditional.
Bright Dead Things examines the chaos that is life, the dangerous thrill of living in a world you know you have to leave one day, and the search to find something that is ultimately "disorderly, and marvelous, and ours."A book of bravado and introspection, of 21st century feminist swagger and harrowing terror and loss, this fourth collection considers how we build our identities out of place and human contact--tracing in intimate detail the various ways the speaker's sense of self both shifts and perseveres as she moves from New York City to rural Kentucky, loses a dear parent, ages past the ca.
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Print version: Limón, Ada. Bright Dead Things : Poems. New York : Milkweed Editions, ©2015 9781571314710
9781571319258 (electronic bk.)
1571319255 (electronic bk.)
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