Resurrection update: collected poems, 1975-1997

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Copper Canyon Press, 1997 - Poetry - 277 pages
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The complete works of an extraordinary poet who consistently refines the notion of what constitutes an "American" sound.

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Review: Resurrection Update: Collected Poems, 1975-1997

User Review  - Melissa Jackson - Goodreads

Galvin has a starkly beautiful way of writing. His poems can cut through you. There are some incredible poems in this collection, but I was disappointed overall. Then again, after reading the opus that is "X", I was probably destined for a letdown. Read full review

Review: Resurrection Update: Collected Poems, 1975-1997

User Review  - George - Goodreads

A wonderful gathering of Galvin's poems (selected). Read full review

Contents

Notes for the First Line of a Spanish Poem
7
News
9
Everyone Knows Whom the Saved Envy
11
Something to Save
13
Lines about the Recent Past
15
The Snowdrift as a Wave
16
1J Sadness
17
The Measure of the Year
19
For Our Better Graces
93
Water Table
94
THE SPRUCE FOREST
99
Misericord
101
A Second Time
102
Explication of an Imaginary Text
104
Dark Angel
106
Rendezvous
108

Airbrush
20
A Man s Vocation Is Nobody s Business
21
The Small Self and the Liberal
22
What Ive Believed
27
Snowlight
28
Without Saying
29
A Poem from Boulder Ridge
30
Fathers and Indians
31
Totem
32
Making Hay and Funerals
33
Homesteader
34
Stringers for the Bridge
35
Utah Ghost Town
36
For Remembering How to Live Without
41
A Discrete Love Poem
42
The Stones Throw
43
The Longest Distance Between Two Points
44
Lullaby in Praise of Death
45
Fools Errand
46
Lemon
47
Ode to the Brown Paper
49
Rosary of Conspiracies
50
How They Go
51
Another Story
52
Ode to Significance
53
Fugue for a Drowned Girl
55
IV
57
Getting a Word
59
To a Friend 1 Cant Find
61
Rainshadow
63
Hermits
64
That Falling We Fall
66
Three Songs of the OneMan Band
67
Consideration of the Sphere
68
h Widow Osborne
69
Navigation
71
Cache la Poudre
73
Gods Mistress 1984
75
SALT
77
Hematite Lake
79
Watershed
80
Fragments Written While Traveling Through a Midwestern Heat Wave
81
Drift Fence
83
Old Men on the Courthouse Lawn Murray Kentucky
85
High Plains
87
Three Sonnets
88
Vtrga
89
The Importance of Green
91
no To See the Stars in Daylight
110
in Girl on the Pier
111
Practice
113
Scrimshaw
115
Leaving the Tilted City
116
Sempiternal
117
After the
118
HALF THE STARS
119
in A Poem from the Edge of America
121
in Above Half Moon
122
Anthropology
123
Upland Birds
124
On Sharing What We Never
126
Sara
127
Whistle
129
Almost Noon
130
Still Here
131
Snowherd
132
ShadowCasting
134
They Havent Heard the West Is Over
136
Little Anthem
137
The Last Mans Club
139
What Holds Them Apart
140
Elements 1988
143
The Heart
145
Testimony
146
Against the Rest of the Year
147
Sociology
149
The Story of the End of the Story
150
Genesis
151
Coming into His Shop from a Bright Afternoon
152
Cartography
154
i55 Geometry Is the Mind of
155
At the Sand Creek Bridge
156
Druthers
158
LeftHanded Poem
159
What We Said the Light Said
160
It Just So Happens
162
Combat Zone
163
Easy Riddle
164
Holy Saturday An Exercise in Personification
165
Black Star
166
i67 Justice
167
Sentences for a Friend Snowed
168
Synopsis of a Failed Poem
169
7o To the Republic
170
i7i Matins
171
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