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The Zones of Paradise

By Lynn Powell

Publication Year: 2003

Lynn Powell’s earlier work has deservedly brought her prestigious prizes and a loyal following. Now, in The Zones of Paradise, Powell extends her range and raises her language to a new intensity. These poems travel from Australia to New Mexico, from the Garden of Eden to her own back yard in Ohio, and everywhere they tremble with the restless exploration of desire, thwarted or fulfilled: “my heart another / Magellan of memory and want.” The Zones of Paradise may offer a vision of what it is like to live in “the fallout of The Fall,” but Powell’s lines dazzle with their sensuous intelligence and vivid wit, introducing an undaunted Eve who can announce, “I want to take April as my personal savior.” In poems that embrace both the risks and pleasures of experience, Lynn Powell celebrates the only world we know.

Published by: The University of Akron Press

Cover

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Title Page, Copyright, Dedication

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Contents

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pp. viii-ix

I

ORIGINAL ERRATA

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p. 3

YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT LOVE IS

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pp. 4-5

ETUDES, FOR UNACCOMPANIED VOICE

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pp. 6-9

DREADING SPRING

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pp. 10-11

HOMAGE

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pp. 12-13

HERE & YONDER

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pp. 14-15

LATE SNOWSTORM

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p. 16

BLACK ORCHIDS

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pp. 17-18

APRIL & ECCLESIASTES

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p. 19

AND THE FIRST SHALL BE LAST

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pp. 20-21

II

A THEORY OF GEOGRAPHY

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p. 25

LEEWARD OF BEYOND

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pp. 26-28

LARDER WITH CHRIST AT EMMAUS

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pp. 29-30

SWAMP GENESIS

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p. 31

COLD VALENTINE

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p. 32

IN PRAISE OF MY DAUGHTER’S INSOLENCE

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p. 33

THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO 3 A.M.

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pp. 34-35

RENDEZVOUS IN LOW LIGHT

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pp. 36-37

GOSPEL

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p. 38

RESCUE

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pp. 39-41

HABAKKUK 2:19

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p. 42

NAKED AMBITION

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p. 43

III

LYNN

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p. 47

AT THE BOSQUE DEL APACHE WILDLIFE REFUGE

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pp. 48-49

ACCEPTANCE SPEECH

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pp. 50-51

ASPIRATION

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p. 52

VARIETIES OF RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE

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pp. 53-54

OUTSIDE THE GARDEN

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p. 55

GARDEN PASSAGES

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pp. 56-58

SNAIL MAIL TO THE CORINTHIANS

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pp. 59-60

SNOWSCAPE

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pp. 61-70

VERSES FOR THE MADONNA OF HUMILITY WITH THE TEMPTATION OF EVE

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pp. 62-65

REVIVAL

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p. 66

EVE AT THE LOUVRE

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pp. 67-68

Acknowledgments

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p. 70


E-ISBN-13: 9781937378042
E-ISBN-10: 1937378047
Print-ISBN-13: 9781931968089
Print-ISBN-10: 193196808X

Page Count: 68
Publication Year: 2003

OCLC Number: 607064833
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