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A Letter to Serafin

By John Minczeski

Publication Year: 2009

A Letter to Serafin is a multi-paneled study of juxtapositions and duplicities, where history becomes a living entity, not just a shadowy artifact. Minczeski colors his lines with dark hues of wry comedy and sharp tones of pathos, transcending geography and time by providing testimony on behalf of those who no longer can. This is a vital book for anyone who has ever been transported by a piece of artwork, or haunted by a photograph that projects meaning beyond its borders. If the aim of poetry is to speak the unspeakable, then John Minczeski gives voice to all that goes unsaid between generations.

Published by: The University of Akron Press

Cover

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Title Page, Copyright

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Contents

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pp. v-vi

A Letter from Serafin

Farm, 1962

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pp. 3-4

Annunciation

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p. 5

October Primrose

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pp. 6-7

Michelangelo: Leda and Zeus

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p. 8

Kraków

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p. 9

Relics

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pp. 11-12

Tree Lilac in Blossom

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p. 13

Prophet

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p. 14

Abraham

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p. 15

A Letter from My Great-Grandfather, Serafin Minczewski

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pp. 16-18

Tour Bus

One Version

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pp. 21-22

The Camps

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pp. 23-28

Resort Town

Tree Lilac: Dust

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p. 31

Madonna with the Outline of a Breast

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p. 32

Leonarda

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pp. 33-34

Jewish Cemetery, Rymanów

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p. 35

Judith and Holofernes

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p. 36

Resort Town

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pp. 37-38

The Davids

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pp. 39-41

Magdalene on the Bus

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pp. 42-43

On Not Smiling

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p. 44

November

November

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pp. 47-58

A Letter to Serafin

Wooden Pencils Are Born

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pp. 61-62

The Last Pietà

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p. 63

Maybe

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p. 64

Lublin, Rain

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p. 65

Thieves of Warsaw

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p. 66

The Prisoners

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p. 67

The Bones

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p. 68

Two White Bowls

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pp. 69-70

In a Spoleto Hotel

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p. 71

A Letter to Serafin

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pp. 72-74

Notes

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pp. 75-76

Acknowledgments

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p. 77


E-ISBN-13: 9781935603795
E-ISBN-10: 1935603795
Print-ISBN-13: 9781931968683
Print-ISBN-10: 1931968683

Page Count: 77
Publication Year: 2009

OCLC Number: 794701467
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