William Henry Harrison and Other Poems

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LSU Press, 2006 - Poetry - 70 pages
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Contents

William Henry Harrison
1
A Piyyut
13
A Fable of Odo of Cheriton
14
Poetry Reading
16
Antipoem
17
Fritillaries
18
A Roundel
20
Doodling
21
Birthday Poems
37
Chicago Art Institute after Lunch
38
Primary Grades
39
Collected Poems
40
Monticore
41
Attention
42
Bus
43
The Ghost in the Corner
44

The Duke of GornishtHelfen
22
Rondeau
25
A Cats Life
26
Suits
27
In the Playground
28
When in Rome
29
Panic Attack
30
On the Epigram
33
Flyover Country
34
Ctimene
35
Stress
36
Santa Clara Pot
45
On Circes Island
46
Adventure
48
Complexity
49
Scab
50
Thirteen Ways of Looking at Robert Lowell
51
OneWord Poem
56
Poem without Even One Word
58
French Postcards
61
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About the author (2006)

David R. Slavitt is the author of eighteen volumes of original poetry, including Change of Address, Falling from Silence, and PS3569.L3. He has also translated poetry collections from Latin, Greek, Hebrew, French, Spanish, and Portuguese. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and has taught at Temple University, Columbia University, the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, and Bennington College. This is his eighty-third published book.

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