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The Old Woman, the Tulip, and the Dog

by Alicia Suskin Ostriker

Publication Year: 2014

This book by a major American poet is for poetry readers at all levels, academic and non-academic. It is a sequence of poems that will surprise and delight readers—in the voices of an old woman full of memories, a glamorous tulip, and an earthy dog who always has the last word.

Published by: University of Pittsburgh Press

Series: Pitt Poetry Series

Front Cover

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Title Page, Copyright, Quote

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Contents

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pp. vii-viii

The Blessing of the Old Woman, the Tulip, and the Dog

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pp. 3

The Vow

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pp. 4

Deer Walk Upon Our Mountains

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pp. 5

Wrong About the Horse

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pp. 6

The Drink Triptych

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pp. 7

The Panel Discussion: How Mistaken Is Sophocles

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pp. 8

The Promise Triptych

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pp. 9-10

The Beautiful Morning Triptych

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pp. 14

The Wind That Blows Through Me

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pp. 15

What We Love

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pp. 16

Prayer

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pp. 17

April

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pp. 18-19

Soften and Melt

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pp. 20

In Every Life

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pp. 23

Try To

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pp. 24

The Fear Triptych

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pp. 25

Ridiculous

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pp. 26

The Outsiders

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pp. 27

Anger I: Gray Cement

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pp. 28-29

The Moment on Stage I

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pp. 30

Church

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pp. 33-34

The Synagogue of the Ear of Corn

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pp. 35

They Speak of Race

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pp. 36

Awakening

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pp. 37

I Want to Live

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pp. 38-39

What Is Now Seen Was Once Only Imagined

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pp. 40

Bright Star and Devil Moon

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pp. 41-42

Snow Day

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pp. 45-46

The Sorrow Triptych

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pp. 47-48

The Arts

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pp. 49

The Moment on Stage II

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pp. 50

Anger II: the Rape

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pp. 51

Liberty

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pp. 52

To a Pregnant Woman

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pp. 53-54

The Beginning of Time

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pp. 57-58

Sweet Chariot

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pp. 59

Brightness Falls from the Air

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pp. 60

In War Time

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pp. 61

Paw on Your Lap

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pp. 62

Many Lives

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pp. 63

Summertime

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pp. 64

Endmatter

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pp. 65-66

Notes

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pp. 67-68

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Acknowledgments

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pp. 69-70

My gratitude to the following journals in which some of these poems first appeared, some in earlier versions or with different titles: ...

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E-ISBN-13: 9780822979654
E-ISBN-10: 0822979659
Print-ISBN-13: 9780822962915
Print-ISBN-10: 0822962918

Page Count: 80
Publication Year: 2014

Series Title: Pitt Poetry Series