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The poems in The Book of Endings try to make sense of, or at least come to some kind of reckoning with absence—the death of the author's mother, the absence of the beloved, the absence of an accountable god, cicadas, the dead stars arriving, the dead moon aglow in the night sky.

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  1. Cover
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  1. Accolades, Series Page, Title Page, Copyright, Quotation
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-viii
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  1. [I keep throwing words at the problem because words]
  2. pp. 1-2
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  1. [December]
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  1. [God speaks]
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  1. [Summa mathematica]
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  1. [I would drive to your grave]
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  1. [Imagine]
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  1. [There are things you love]
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  1. [Pray]
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  1. [Take eat]
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  1. [The orphan child eats blueberries in Vermont]
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  1. [To say]
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  1. [Practice]
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  1. [Ötzi]
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  1. [Coda]
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  1. [Wilt thou play with him as with a bird]
  2. pp. 27-28
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  1. [When trees are dead they are]
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  1. [Carnation lily lily rose]
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  1. [Sisyphus in love]
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  1. [Eve]
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  1. [Stutter]
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  1. [Sirens]
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  1. [Parable]
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  1. [Charm for a spring storm]
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  1. [Landscape with falling birds]
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  1. [That]
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  1. [Venice]
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  1. [The horses]
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  1. [Touch me now]
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  1. [Was it ice]
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  1. [Once]
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  1. [Parable]
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  1. [Epiphany]
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  1. [Actias luna]
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  1. [Parable]
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  1. [Over]
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  1. [This I know]
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  1. [What I mean]
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  1. [Because in all your life you’ve lived]
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  1. [Snowfields]
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  1. [Let the blue earth spin]
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  1. [Things the realtor will not tell the new owner]
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  1. [Salt]
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  1. [Dear god I ask]
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  1. [Bezoar]
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  1. [Wrong]
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  1. [Invocation]
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  1. [Nest]
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  1. Notes
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  1. Acknowledgments
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  1. About the Author
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781629220642
Related ISBN
9781629220628
MARC Record
OCLC
953867319
Pages
88
Launched on MUSE
2017-03-04
Language
English
Open Access
No
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