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The Beautiful Lesson of the I is a collection of finely made poems by an accomplished poet. It will reward the scholar and the student of poetry, as well as the reader looking for the simple pleasures of poetic insight authentically felt. Winner of the Swenson Poetry Award 2005. Now in paperback.

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  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Contents
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  1. Acknowledgments
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  1. Foreword
  2. pp. xi-xii
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  1. PART ONE: The Clear and Sonorous Air
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  1. THE CLEAR AND SONOROUS AIR
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  1. THE SILVER SKATES
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  1. DELFT
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  1. PORT DE LA ROCHELLE
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  1. PLATE AND INSECT
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  1. LITTLE DREAM BEFORE SLEEP
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  1. LAMPHOLDER AND BUCKET
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  1. ANGEL
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  1. APPLE
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  1. BLEEDING HEART
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  1. BLISTERS
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  1. BOTTLES
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  1. BUTTERFLY
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  1. CAGE
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  1. CORPSE
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  1. DOG
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  1. EGG
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  1. EGGS IN A BASKET
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  1. FIGURE AND MOTH
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  1. FIRE
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  1. FIRE IN THE DOLL’S HOUSE
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  1. GLOBE
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  1. HARLEQUIN
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  1. HEART WITH METAL CORDS
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  1. HEN AND CHICK
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  1. HORSE
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  1. INFANT
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  1. MAN AND DEMONS
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  1. MELON
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  1. THE PLACE WHERE I HARBOR ANGER
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  1. PORCELAIN BLUE BOAT
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  1. RAIN ON THE MOUNTAIN
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  1. THE RAT
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  1. ROSE
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  1. SCISSORS
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  1. SHELLS
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  1. SNOW WITH THE CAT
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  1. STAR
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  1. THUNDERMOUTH
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  1. TREE
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  1. VAGABOND
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  1. PART TWO: The Box
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  1. THE BOX
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  1. GHOST CAT
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  1. RELIC DREAM
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  1. THEATRICAL OF CLOWNS
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  1. OLD STORY FROM THE HOUSE WITH PUPPETS
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  1. THE BEAUTIFUL LESSON OF THE I
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  1. STRIKE OR MASSACRE
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  1. UNDO
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  1. MEMORY IS THE TREASURE HOUSE OF ALL THINGS
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  1. About the Author
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  1. The May Swenson Poetry Award
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780874215229
Related ISBN
9780874216196
MARC Record
OCLC
62425172
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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