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This full collection of fifty-six poems reflecting on the concept of self, loss, fragility, and the constructs we must create in order to face the transient nature of life was named a finalist in the National Poetry Series, The New Issues Poetry Prize, The Four Way Books Intro Prize, and others. It was also listed as a “remarkable work” in the Tupelo Press 2012 open submission period.

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  1. Half Title Page, Title Page, Copyright, Acknowledgments, Dedication
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  1. Cover Page
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  1. Contents
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  1. 01_Halftitle
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  1. I: a subtitle of self. . . .
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  1. Traveling Instructions
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  1. Copyright page
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  1. Calculations
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  1. Acknowledgments
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  1. You Are Here
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  1. 05_fm01
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  1. Another Sunday
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  1. Contents
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  1. Random Winter Day
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  1. 07_Fm02
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  1. Autumn
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  1. I a subtitle of self. . . .
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  1. A World of Want
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  1. Traveling Instructions
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  1. For I Have Sinned
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  1. Calculations
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  1. Banishment at Noon
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  1. You Are Here
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  1. Praising the Paradox
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  1. Another Sunday
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  1. Winter/Affirmation
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  1. Random Winter Day
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  1. Vanishing Point
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  1. Autumn
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  1. November
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  1. A World of Want
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  1. September
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  1. For I Have Sinned
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  1. A Seasonal Accord
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  1. Banishment at Noon
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  1. Fall/Reprise
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  1. Praising the Paradox
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  1. Sunday
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  1. Winter/Affirmation
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  1. II: no less subject to the elements . . .
  1. Vanishing Point
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  1. Consider This
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  1. November
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  1. Highway 99
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  1. September
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  1. Stoplight OutsideHamburger Harry’s, 2:00 a.m.
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  1. A Seasonal Accord
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  1. Another Voyage
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  1. Fall/Reprise
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  1. Prelude, Anaheim Hilton
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  1. Sunday
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  1. A Variant Phase
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  1. II no less subject to the elements . . .
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  1. Aubade with Grey Robe
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  1. Consider This
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  1. Neither Here nor There
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  1. Highway 99
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  1. This is My Confessional
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  1. Stoplight Outside Hamburger Harry’s, 2:00 a.m.
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  1. It is the Night
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  1. Another Voyage
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  1. Not Dead, But Lost
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  1. Prelude, Anaheim Hilton
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  1. Ten
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  1. A Variant Phase
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  1. Central Ave.
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  1. Aubade with Grey Robe
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  1. Home Redux
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  1. Neither Here nor There
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  1. A Flurry of Finches
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  1. This is My Confessional
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  1. Communiqué
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  1. It is the Night
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  1. In Oaxaca
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  1. Not Dead, But Lost
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  1. Ocean Fugue
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  1. Ten
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  1. Overture (anticipation)
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  1. Central Ave.
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  1. Rehab Fugue #1
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  1. Home Redux
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  1. Repository
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  1. A Flurry of Finches
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  1. Wednesday
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  1. Communiqué
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  1. III: negotiating fault lines . . .
  1. In Oaxaca
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  1. Ode to Time, Lance and December Rain
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  1. Ocean Fugue
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  1. It’s Like This
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  1. Overture (anticipation)
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  1. I (In the Absence of You—Meaning Me)
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  1. Rehab Fugue #1
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  1. As If
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  1. Repository
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  1. Momentary Mother
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  1. Wednesday
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  1. For a Single Summer
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  1. III negotiating fault lines . . .
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  1. Facing the Rain
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  1. Ode to Time, Lance and December Rain
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  1. After
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  1. It’s Like This
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  1. Checkout Line
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  1. I (In the Absence of You—Meaning Me)
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  1. The Mass Migration of 60 Million Monarch Butterflies May Soon Be History
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  1. As If
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  1. It’s Always Something
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  1. Momentary Mother
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  1. What Goes Around
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  1. For a Single Summer
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  1. A Day in the Life
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  1. Facing the Rain
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  1. The End is Near
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  1. After
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  1. Friday
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  1. Checkout Line
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  1. Biographical Note
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  1. The Mass Migration of 60 Million Monarch Butterflies May Soon Be History
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  1. It’s Always Something
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  1. What Goes Around
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  1. A Day in the Life
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  1. The End is Near
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  1. Friday
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  1. Biographical Note
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  1. Back Cover
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781597096188
Related ISBN
9781597096171
MARC Record
OCLC
1127975113
Pages
112
Launched on MUSE
2019-11-20
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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