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Title:
Good bones
Author:
Smith, Maggie, 1977- author.
Uniform Title:
Poems. Selections
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
North Adams, Massachusetts : Tupelo Press, 2017.

©2017
Physical Description:
99 pages ; 23 cm
Summary:
"Poems written out of the experience of motherhood, inspired by the poet watching her own children trying to read the world like a book they've just opened, knowing nothing of the characters or plot"--
Language:
English
Contents:
Weep up -- First fall -- Marked -- Sky -- This town -- Twentieth century -- The hawk -- London plane -- Accidental pastoral -- Museum -- The story of the mountain -- Orientation -- You could never take a car to Greenland, -- At your age I wore a darkness -- Past -- Heart -- Stitches -- The crows -- Let's not begin -- Home-free -- Deer field -- Nest -- Size equals distance -- Harrowing -- Lullaby -- Where honey comes from -- Rough air -- Leaves -- The hunters -- Parachute -- If anyone can survive, -- Storybook -- Stonefish -- Illustration -- Invincible -- Your tongue -- Splinter -- The mother -- What I carried -- Good bones -- Transparent -- Clock -- Future -- Cloud study -- The hawk-kite -- Reading the train book, I think of Lisa -- Panel van -- Poem with a line from Bluets -- Dear -- Mountain child -- Love poem -- Rain, New Year's Eve -- Acknowledgments.
ISBN:
9781946482013
Format :
Book