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ALARMING BEAUTY OF THE SKY, THE

LESLIE MONSOUR

Publication Year: 2005

"The astonishingly high level of performance throughout this collection of poems would take almost any reader by surprise." - Anthony Hecht

Published by: Red Hen Press

Frontmatter

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pp. 3-6

Contents

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pp. 7-10

Section I

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pp. 11-12

Travel Plans

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p. 13-13

The Natural World

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p. 14-14

Still Life with Insects

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p. 15-15

Sightseers

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p. 16-16

The Ocean May Have Been the Last Thing She Saw

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p. 17-17

Illusion of Loss

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p. 18-18

My Old Man, Picking Lemons

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p. 19-19

The Suddenness of the Past

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p. 20-20

Augury

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p. 21-21

Returning Home

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p. 22-22

Middle Age

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pp. 23-24

Section II

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pp. 25-26

The Snail in the Marigold

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p. 27-27

Desert Prayer

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p. 28-28

The Peach Tree

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p. 29-29

Calla Lilies

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p. 30-30

Rainy Eclipse

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p. 31-31

Looking Back over San Marcos Pass

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p. 32-32

Indelibility

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p. 33-33

Metamorphosis

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p. 34-34

On Finding a Salamander in the Hollywood Hills

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p. 35-35

Keeping Up Appearances

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p. 36-36

Looking for Alligators near Kennedy Space Center

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p. 37-37

The Burrowing Bees

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pp. 38-39

Hotel Balcony

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p. 40-40

Section III

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pp. 41-42

Time Distance

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p. 43-43

Summer Tankas

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p. 44-44

The Stream at Jackass Meadow

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p. 45-45

I Felt the Tree Go Bare

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p. 46-46

Green

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p. 47-47

Fifties Music

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p. 48-48

Second Honeymoon

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p. 49-49

Nimis Compos Mentis

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pp. 50-51

The Pool

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p. 52-52

Lothario

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p. 53-53

This Kiss

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p. 54-54

The Bachelor

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pp. 55-56

Section IV

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pp. 57-58

Odyssey

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p. 59-59

The Last Concert

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p. 60-60

Mary Cassatt. Two Studies

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pp. 61-62

The Train Bearer

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p. 63-63

Fifteen

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p. 64-64

The Outfielder

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Shell

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p. 66-66

The Memory of Abortion Unexpectedly Returns

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p. 67-67

Film Noir

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p. 68-68

Lake Arrowhead

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p. 69-69

Northridge, 1952: A Mother Looks for Her Children

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pp. 70-71

Conundrum

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p. 72-72

Section V

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pp. 73-74

To the Poet Who Thinks I Praise Promiscuously

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p. 75-75

The Education of a Poet

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p. 76-76

Letter to Philip Larkin

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pp. 77-79

A Feminine Riposte to X.J. Kennedy

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p. 80-80

Thoughts While Reading Robert Frost on New Year’s Day in Idaho

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p. 81-81

On Hearing Gwendolyn Brooks

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p. 82-82

Emily’s Words

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p. 83-83

Sweeping

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The Old Capitalist

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Dividing China

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Parking Lot

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About the Author

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California native Leslie Monsour was educated at Scripps College in Claremont, California, and the University of Colorado in Boulder, where she received her degree in English Literature. She has been a reference librarian at the Huntington ...


E-ISBN-13: 9781597097000
Print-ISBN-13: 9781597090063

Page Count: 88
Publication Year: 2005

Edition: First

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