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Absentee Indians & Other Poems

Kimberly Blaeser

Publication Year: 2002

Absentee Indians and Other Poems evokes personal yet universal experiences of the places that Native Americans call home, their family and national histories, and the emotional forces that help forge Native American identities. These are poems of exile, loss, and the celebration of that which remains. Anchored in the physical landscape, Blaeser’s poetry finds the sacred in those ordinary actions that bind a community together. As Blaeser turns to the mysterious passage from sleeping to wakefulness, or from nature to spirit, she reveals not merely the movement from one age or place to another, but the movement from experience to vision.

Published by: Michigan State University Press

Cover

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Frontmatter

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Contents

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pp. 8-9

Acknowledgements

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pp. 10-11

Preface

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pp. 12-13

Absentee Indians

Absentee Indians

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pp. 16-17

Twelve Steps to Ward off Homesickness

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pp. 18-19

Recite the Names of All the Suicided Indians

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pp. 20-22

This Guy Back Home

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pp. 23-23

The Last Fish House

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pp. 24-31

Passing Time

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pp. 32-37

Studies in Migration

Of Landscape and Narrative

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pp. 40-42

Studies in Migration

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pp. 43-43

Tracks and Traces

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pp. 44-44

Lines from an Autumn Litany

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pp. 45-46

What the Sun Has Left of Amber

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pp. 47-48

Imprints in Blackfeet Country

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pp. 49-49

A Wash

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pp. 50-50

Students of Scat

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pp. 51-52

A Sequel

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pp. 53-53

zen for traveling bards

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pp. 54-54

Haiku Seasons

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pp. 55-57

Evolutions

March 1995: Seeking Remission

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pp. 60-60

March 1998: Seeking Solace

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pp. 61-62

Another Midnight Flute

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pp. 63-64

Kitchen Voices

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pp. 65-68

Letting Go

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pp. 69-73

Evolutions

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pp. 74-76

your old lost loves

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pp. 77-78

Passing St. Kilian's

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pp. 79-79

Motherbirth

Fetal Disposition

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pp. 82-83

motherbirth

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pp. 84-86

Baby Pantoum

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pp. 87-88

fragments from a mother's journal

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pp. 89-90

Don't Burst the Bubble

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pp. 91-91

Up-Ducky-Down

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pp. 92-93

Beyond Measure

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pp. 94-95

From Memory's Daybook

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pp. 96-96

This Song

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pp. 97-97

From One Half Mad Writer to Another

Hat Tricks

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pp. 100-101

letter, from one half mad writer to another

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pp. 102-103

Where Vizenor Soaked His Feet

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pp. 104-105

Cerca de Aquî

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pp. 106-106

Bilingual

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pp. 107-108

And Still You Refused to be a Shaman

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pp. 109-110

Night Tremors

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pp. 111-113

lament

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pp. 114-117

Are you sure Hank done it this way?

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pp. 118-121

Those Things That Come To You At Night

Anza Borrego, 1995

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pp. 124-126

In the Tradition of the Peacemakers

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pp. 127-128

Matrix

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pp. 129-130

Of My Affections

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pp. 131-132

Those Things That Come to You at Night

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pp. 133-135

Meeting Place

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pp. 136-139

Epilogue

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pp. 140-141

Y2K Indian

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pp. 142-145


E-ISBN-13: 9781609170080
Print-ISBN-13: 9780870136078

Publication Year: 2002

OCLC Number: 608427848
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