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Dearly, new poems, Margaret Atwood - hardcover

Summary
The internationally acclaimed author presents her first collection of poetry in over a decade that addresses themes such as love, loss, the passage of time, nature, and zombies
Table Of Contents
Late poems -- Ghost cat -- Salt -- Passports -- Blizzard -- Coconut -- Souvenirs -- The Tin Woodman gets a massage -- If there were no emptiness -- Health class (1953) -- A genre painting -- Princess clothing -- Cicadas -- Double-entry slug sex -- Everyone else's sex life -- Betrayal -- Frida Kahlo, San Miguel, Ash Wednesday -- Cassandra considers declining the gift -- Shadow -- Songs for murdered sisters: Empty chair ; Enchantment ; Anger ; Dream ; Bird soul ; Lost ; Rage ; Coda: Song -- The dear ones -- Digging up the Scythians -- September mushrooms -- Carving the jacks -- A drone scans the wreckage -- Aflame -- Update on werewolves -- Zombie -- The aliens arrive -- Siren brooding on her eggs -- Spider signatures -- At the translation conference -- Walking in the madman's wood -- Feather -- Fatal light awareness -- Fear of birds -- Short takes on wolves -- Table settings -- Improvisation on a first line by Yeats -- "Heart of the Arctic" -- Plasticene suit: Rock-like object on beach ; Faint hopes ; Foliage ; Midway Island albatross ; Editorial notes ; Sorcerer's apprentice ; Whales ; Little robot ; The bright side -- Tracking the rain -- Oh children -- The twilight of the gods -- This fiord looks like a lake -- One day -- Sad utensils -- Winter vacations -- Hayfoot -- Mr. lionheart -- Invisible man -- Silver slippers -- Within -- Flatline -- Disenchanted corpse -- Dearly -- Blackberries
Language
eng
Literary Form
poetry
Copyright
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Physical Description
124 pages, 24 cm
Isbn
9780006303244

Library Locations

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