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Flyover country : poems /

Austin Smith.

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Author: Smith, Austin
Published: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2018]
Series: Princeton series of contemporary poets.
Topics: Violence - Poetry.
Regions: United States - Rural conditions - Poetry. | Middle West - Poetry. | United States - Social life and customs - Poetry.
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To go to Lena -- I. Into the corn -- Fences -- The raccoon tree -- Cat moving kittens -- Beyond Mirror Lake -- The windbreak -- American glue factory -- Chekhov -- Three radios -- Hired hands -- Water witching -- Apparition of knives -- Scrapper Kevin -- The vampire -- Building a temple for the field mice -- Father and son: Barcelona -- Grasshoppers -- Some haiku found scrawled in the margins of The old farmer's almanac -- II. The mechanic's children -- The Shaker abecedarius -- The streets of Turn -- Outside the Anne Frank House -- The crutches of Lourdes -- The only tavern in Hyde, Wisconsin -- The spider -- Factory town -- Street performer: Asheville, North Carolina -- The bow -- Cottonpicker -- Atomic fireball -- Soap operas -- The blind -- The bombing of hospitals -- Wounded men seldom come home to die -- Elegy for Thomas Merton -- Premature elegy for Claude Eatherly -- We defy augury -- The man without oxen trembles -- Swatting flied -- That particular villages -- Drone -- The witness tree. III. Cicadas -- Flyover country -- White lie -- The capacity of speech -- N Judah -- Break in the weather -- Dead dogs -- Growing cold -- Lament of the man who picks up dead animals -- Country things -- Ode to flour -- Things we don't often think of -- Film of the Building of a coffin viewed in reverse -- The twain -- Feathers -- The light at the end.

Table of Contents for: Flyover country : poems