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The Abundance of Nothing

Poems

Bruce Weigl

Publication Year: 2012

Bruce Weigl’s previous collections include After the Others (1999), Sweet Lorain (1996), and What Saves Us (1992), all published by TriQuarterly Books/Northwest­ern University Press. His poetry, essays, articles, and reviews have appeared in such magazines and journals as The Nation, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and Harper’s.

Published by: Northwestern University Press

Cover

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pp. 1-1

Title Page, Copyright, Dedication, Quote

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pp. 2-9

Contents

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pp. ix-x

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Acknowledgments

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pp. xi-xii

I offer my grateful acknowledgment for the support of the editors of magazines in which versions of these poems first appeared. I also offer my enduring gratitude for the Lannan Foundation and staff, and the Lannan family, for their belief in my work and for their generous support of my writing life. ...

Part I. My Dimension

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pp. 3-4

Quiet Fountain

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pp. 5-18

The End of My Career in Dance

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pp. 6-19

Conundrum

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pp. 7-20

My Checkered Past

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pp. 8-21

Thank You for Thinking of You

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pp. 9-22

I Almost Didn’t See

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pp. 10-23

In the Rest of the World, the Worry Is Very Big

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pp. 11-12

Ice Storm

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pp. 13-26

My Dimension

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pp. 14-27

Elegy for the Dead, Whom I Love

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pp. 15-28

Self-Portrait After “Hotel Insomnia”

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pp. 16-29

Johnny

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pp. 17-30

The Caves at Bai Non Nuoc

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pp. 18-31

Bill

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pp. 19-32

The Room

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pp. 20-33

My Life with Cats

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pp. 21-34

Pastoral as Complaint

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pp. 22-35

My Mother, Fading

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pp. 23-36

One Lie

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pp. 24-37

My Nymphomaniac

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pp. 25-38

For My Neighbors

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pp. 26-39

Self-Portrait in the Third Person at Fifty-Eight

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pp. 27-40

Reunion

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pp. 28-41

The Country That We Love

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pp. 29-42

Elegy for Anna N.

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pp. 30-43

The Way Dante Moved Virgil Through Hell

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pp. 31-32

Part II. My Waiting Brain

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pp. 33-34

My Waiting Brain

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pp. 35-42

Part III. Meditation After Prayer

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pp. 43-44

Blues for Que Mai

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pp. 45-46

On the Little Juniata River

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pp. 47-60

The Abundance of Nothing

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pp. 48-61

What the Matter Was

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pp. 49-62

Paradise of Pain

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pp. 50-63

For Penelope

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pp. 51-64

When I’m Gone

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pp. 52-65

The World, Part I

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pp. 53-66

This Boy

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pp. 54-67

Elegy for Liam

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pp. 55-68

What Are You Going to Do

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pp. 56-69

Gate

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pp. 57-70

Letter to L.

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pp. 58-71

Beginning

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pp. 59-72

Wrong

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pp. 60-73

She Said, “But It Was Only a Small Hurt”

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pp. 61-74

The Deer Cave Drawing in Southern China That the Chinese Girl Drew on the Napkin to Show Me Exactly Where the Character Now Used for the Word Deer Came From

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pp. 62-75

A Little Place on the Beach

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pp. 63-64

Response to “Why Don’t You Write About Something Happy?”

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pp. 65-78

To No Spirits Speak

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pp. 66-79

South Lorain Suite

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pp. 67-68

The Father in Me

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pp. 69-82

Apocryphal Weather

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pp. 70-83

Roses for the Reader

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pp. 71-84

The Future

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pp. 72-85

Flash

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pp. 73-86

Meditation After Prayer

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pp. 74-75

Production Notes

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pp. 89-89


E-ISBN-13: 9780810165762
Print-ISBN-13: 9780810152236

Page Count: 88
Publication Year: 2012

Edition: 1
Volume Title: 1

OCLC Number: 867784824
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