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Bringing the Shovel Down

Ross Gay

Publication Year: 2011

Bringing the Shovel Down is a re-imagination of the violent mythologies of state and power.

Published by: University of Pittsburgh Press

Title Page, Copyright

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Contents

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pp. ix-x

Nursery

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pp. 1-3

Love, You Got Me Good

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pp. 4-

For Some Slight I Can’t Quite Recall

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pp. 5-

The Syndromes: Doubling

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pp. 6-

Bringing the Shovel Down

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pp. 7-9

Bull Dragged from Arena

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pp. 10-

American Dreaming

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pp. 11-

The Syndromes: Memorial Syndrome, or Memory

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pp. 12-

Glass

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pp. 13-16

The Lion and the Gazelle

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pp. 17-19

The Syndromes: Cartographer’s Syndrome

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pp. 20-

Axe Blade

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pp. 21-

Isaac

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pp. 22-

Prayer for My Unborn Niece or Nephew

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pp. 23-25

Love, I’m Done with You

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pp. 26-

Solidarity

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pp. 27-

The Syndromes: Horologist’s Syndrome

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pp. 28-

Hollywood

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pp. 29-

Within Two Weeks the African American Poet Ross Gay Is Mistaken for Both the African American Poet Terrance Hayes and the African American Poet Kyle Dargan, Not One of Whom Looks Anything Like the Others

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pp. 30-

Some Instructions on Black Masculinity Offered to My Black Friend by the White Woman He Briefly Dated: A Monologue

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pp. 31-

The Syndromes: The Burden

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pp. 32-

From My Car on Broad Street

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pp. 33-

Praising the Snake

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pp. 34-

Poem to My Child, If Ever You Shall Be

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pp. 35-37

Love, Here’s the Deal

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pp. 38-

Say It

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pp. 39-41

The Syndromes: Mason’s Syndrome

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pp. 42-

Ode to the Beekeeper

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pp. 43-

Ode to the Tongue Orchid

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pp. 44-

Ode to the Redbud

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pp. 45-

Overheard

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pp. 46-

Opera Singer

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pp. 47-48

The Syndromes: Undertaker’s Syndrome, or Gravedigger’s Syndrome

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pp. 49-

Learning to Speak

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pp. 50-51

A Poem in which I Try to Express My Glee at the Music My Friend Has Given Me

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pp. 52-53

Because

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pp. 54-55

Sorrow Is Not My Name

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pp. 56-

The Syndromes: Raining, or Washing

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pp. 57-

Again

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pp. 58-61

Notes and Acknowledgments

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pp. 63-64


E-ISBN-13: 9780822991199
E-ISBN-10: 0822991195
Print-ISBN-13: 9780822961352
Print-ISBN-10: 0822961350

Page Count: 80
Publication Year: 2011

Series Title: Pitt Poetry Series
Series Editor Byline: Ed Ochester