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Title The world pushes back : poems / Garret Keizer.
Author Keizer, Garret, author.
Publication Huntsville, Texas : Texas Review Press, [2019]
Description ix, 88 pages ; 21 cm
Call # 811 KEIZER
Contents Traveling light -- When the snake became a man -- The stars are near -- Morning -- Hell and love -- Simple machines -- Firehouse -- Two trees -- Leafleting with Father Castle -- Divine comedy -- Beatrice -- The neighbors -- Wind trumps the world -- When you're gone -- Dublin -- The details -- Oldsmobile -- Marx's family -- Cooking in reverse -- Unloved -- Dream round -- Couples who smoke -- Rahula -- Old hippies -- For a friend about to give notice -- Three days in Savannah -- Now and then -- Short adventure -- My daughter's singing -- First crush -- The goose -- "My first escape" -- Weeping willow blues -- The world pushes back -- New laces -- Making love to Medusa -- 1917 -- Strait is the way -- Before falling asleep -- Our parents' stamina -- Pink carnations -- For Sarah, on her way to rock point -- Wolf hall -- For those who talk of growth -- First African -- North Easter -- Bartleby -- A song for Eleanor -- Waiting -- Confession -- Clearing the air -- Like church -- A flash of lithe white arms -- The Carlyles get a second chance -- The pearl -- Probably not this one -- Cousin Rick -- All I know -- The last man who knew everything.
Summary The World Pushes Back, Garret Keizer's first book of poetry, is the winner of the 2018 X.J. Kennedy Poetry Prize. The poems are mostly lyrical, often personal, and always accessible. They have appeared in a number of venues, including Agni, Antioch Review, Best American Poetry, Harvard Review, The Hudson Review, Image, The New Yorker, Ploughshares, Southwest Review, and The Texas Review, among others.
Awards 2018 X.J. Kennedy Poetry Prize winner
Subject American poetry -- 20th century.
American poetry. (OCoLC)fst00807348
1900-1999
Genre Poetry. (OCoLC)fst01423828
Poetry.
Addl. Title Poems. Selections
Related To Online version: Keizer, Garret. World pushes back. Huntsville, Texas : Texas Review Press, [2019] (DLC) 2019004879
ISBN 9781680031843 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
1680031848
Standard # 40029041397

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