Not on the last day, but on the very last : poems /

"Winner of the National Poetry Series Mothers masquerading as witches and sepulchral bellhops who reveal themselves to be fathers: in Justin Boening's debut collection of poems, selected for the National Poetry Series by Wayne Miller, nothing is as it seems. Peopled by figures both uncanny...

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Main Author: Boening, Justin, (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Milkweed Editions, 2016.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • WHEN I CANNOT SLEEP
  • DAY SIX
  • A LETTER; TO BE A GOD; MY MOTHER TAKES THE STAND; ON THE MYSTERIOUS DISAPPEARANCE OF FORTUNETELLERS; SELF-PORTRAIT IN WHICH I RESEMBLE THE MAN NEXT TO ME; NOBODY; THE JUKEBOX THAT ENDED THE WORLD TWICE; PROXY BAPTISM; THE OPERA SINGER; THE BANQUET; THE MISTAKE; ILLNESS; IDIOM OF THE ENTREPRENEUR; THEN AFTER; ELECTION DAY; TWO SURGEONS; THE DINER; PLAYER PIANO; WHEN THE BUSKERS LEAVE TOWN FOR GOOD; THE KIND OF LIFE I ALWAYS WANTED; THE DOOR; FIELD KABUKI; THE GAME; THE VERY VERY IMPORTANT BENEFACTOR; THE STORY AS IT WAS TOLD TO ME.
  • THE PORTRAIT OF WHAT IS NOT THEREHABEAS CORPUS; NOBODY; HOW I CAME TO RULE THE WORLD; AS YOU LEFT IT; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS.