Heiress

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Texas Review Press, 2018 - Family & Relationships - 102 pages
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Stains: the wrong house -- Patrimony -- Josie -- Chicago morning -- Child with reader -- Childish things -- Net -- The present -- Quel dommage -- Specs -- Heiress -- The exchange -- Position of strength -- Thoughts of a potato lover -- Regrets -- Damages -- In changing light -- Anna and Helen -- Tense -- Dies Illa -- Teneo -- Elegiac -- Mary, Mary -- Old -- The return -- Rachel -- Day 5 -- Stage IV on the coma scale -- Lamentation of Christ: sold off to pay debts -- Still life with Timex -- In the meadow -- World on East 84th -- The Improvisation -- Merrily, merrily -- Children of another century -- On a fragment from Sappho -- Again -- Spent -- Sketch: fade to black -- Steep -- White, a sequel -- Evolution -- Bonsai lovers -- Cumberland -- Unrequited -- At the pavilion -- Before the snow -- Willow -- Waking alone on Sunday morning -- Tremor -- Tombs -- The cardboard shirt -- Black messengers -- In Padua, St. Anthony's Tomb -- Rowhouse angel -- I underestimate what she meant to him -- Hopkins Room, University College, Dublin -- Eutychus propped on a windowsill listens to Paul -- Sara's song -- Unlike anybody else in the world -- Poem on a line from a Sufi prayer -- Shenandoah scene -- For Edward Thomas -- Iconic photo: Lee Miller in Munich, April, 1945 -- Musings -- Concerto -- At the Museum of the Resistance -- A catastrophe of violins -- The secret historian -- Christ to Kazantzakis -- Capital -- Farther out -- Admiral to Isabella.

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ELISABETH MURAWSKI is the author of Zorba's Daughter, which won the May Swenson Poetry Award, Moon and Mercury, and two chapbooks. Her work has been published in The Yale Review, The Southern Review, and FIELD among others. A native of Chicago, she currently lives in Alexandria, Virginia.

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