Flying wounded / Susan McCaslin

Author(s): McCaslin, Susan, 1947-
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American poetry
Women--Poetry
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2000
Series: Contemporary poetry series/University of Central Florida
Contemporary poetry series (Orlando, Fla.)
LC Classification: P, PR
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Preface 3
Her Mother's Depression Rag 5
Her Mother Designs It 6
Postwar: The White House 8
Bustle Dresses 9
Men Have a Way of Disappearing After the Kids Come 11
I am Sick and You Visit Me 12
Dad's Girl 13
The Cat Did It 14
On the Rag 15
Next To New 16
Hysteric 17
California Dream'n 18
Letting Herself Go 19
Frogs with Sequined Eyes 20
Piano Lounge Queen in Flapper Dresses 21
My Mother's Body 22
Triolet for the Amphetamine Afflicted 23
Devil's Eyes and Voices 24
Catatonic 25
Schizophrenia 26
The Call 27
University Hospital 28
The Rending 29
Head Rifts 30
"I Am Crucified with Christ Yet I Live" 32
Teen in the Back Seat 33
Getting Religion 34
Mistrusting Women 36
Avoiding Silence 37
Fatigued 38
I Go Psychedelic for You (1969) 39
Walking Out of My Mother's Life (1972) 40
Feeding the Ravens of Unresting Thought 41
Don't Put Me in Order 42
In Denial (1982) 43
Mother Blame 45
Talkaholic 46
Mall Bag Lady 47
Chronic Fear 48
Thin and Unable to Swallow 49
Flying Wounded 50
Motherlode 51
Under a Bushel 52
Resurgam 53
What Her Light is Like 54
Now 55
Postscript 56
Numbness and Tingling 59
Menopause Poem 61
Self-Diagnosis 62
Insert 63
Father Dream 64
Reading Newspapers 65
Mother Dream 66
Under Investigation 67
Rules for Writing Out the Dark 68
Clown of God 69
Trickster 70
Climacteric 71
MRI Brain Scan 72
Disembarrassed 74
Close Call 75
Fragility 76
Pitted Against Myself 77
Improbably Light 78
"Lots of Middle-aged Women Cut Their Hair" 79
Mindfulness 80
Christmas Poem 81
Alternate Titles: Issued in other form: Original (DLC) 99086327 (OCoLC)43287088
Additional Authors: NetLibrary, Inc
Notes: Invalid LCCN: 99086327
ISBN: 0813023033 (electronic bk.) :$24.95
ISBN: 0813017963 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0813017971 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2001. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries
Physical Description: 81 p. ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 47010900
ISBN/ISSN: 0813023033
0813017963
0813017971

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