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Sure signs : new and selected poems

Kooser, Ted (Author).
E-book E-book (1980.)
Description: 1 online resource ([8], 93 pages).
Publisher: Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, 1980.

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  • ISBN: 9780822979265
  • ISBN: 0822979268
  • ISBN: 0822934108
  • ISBN: 9780822934103
  • ISBN: 0822953137
  • ISBN: 9780822953135
General Note: Pitt Poetry Series.
Preliminaries and editorial matter omitted.
Contents: Selecting a Reader; First Snow; An Old Photograph; The Constellation Orion; The Salesman; Old Soldiers' Home; Self-Portrait at Thirty-Nine; Christmas Eve; August; At the Bus Stop Next to the Funeral Home; Visiting Mountains; The Leaky Faucet; The Soul of Twins; A Frozen Stream; Living Near the Rehabilitation Home; Late February; A Drive In the Country; Spring Plowing; Sitting All Evening Alone In the Kitchen; Sure Signs; The Skeleton In the Closet; A Summer Night; In a Country Cemetery In Iowa; The Man With the Hearing Aid; The Very Old; Walking Beside a Creek; Book Club.
At the End of the WeekendUncle Adler; In the Corners of Fields; How to Make Rhubarb Wine; Late Lights In Minnesota; The Afterlife; A Widow; So this Is Nebraska; Fort Robinson; How to Foretell a Change In the Weather; Snow Fence; In an Old Apple Orchard; An Empty Place; In the Kitchen, at Midnight; After the Funeral: Cleaning Out the Medicine Cabinet; The Grandfather Cap; Shooting a Farmhouse; Beer Bottle; Sleeping Cat; North of Alliance; Late September; Carrie; For a Friend; Grandfather; Looking for You, Barbara; Pocket Poem; Moles.
Notes On the Death of Nels Paulssen, Farmer, at the Ripe Old Age of 93Advice; After My Grandmother's Funeral; A Hot Night In Wheat Country; Five P.M. ; Abandoned Farmhouse; The Blind Always Come as Such a Surprise; Furnace; West Window; Boarding House; The Geek; A Letter from Aunt Belle; At the Bait Stand; The Tattooed Lady; A Death at the Office; There Is Always a Little Wind; The Widow Lester; Houses at the Edge of Town; The Old Woman; A Place In Kansas; Tom Ball's Barn; My Grandfather Dying; The Red Wing Church; Highway 30; Birthday; The Failed Suicide; A Hairnet with Stars.
The Goldfish Floats to the Top of His LifeThey Had Torn Off My Face at the Office; A Presidential Poem; Year's End; New Year's Day; A Dry Winter Letter to Friends; Walking to Work; Sunday Morning; About the Author.
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Summary: Named U.S. Poet Laureate for 2004-2006, Ted Kooser is one of America's masters of the short metaphorical poem. Dana Gioia has remarked that Kooser has written more perfect poems than any poet of his generation. Long admired and praised by other poets, Kooser is also accesible to the reader not familiar with contemporary poetry.
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Citation: Kooser, Ted. "Sure signs : new and selected poems." Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, 1980.
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