Aftermath : poems / Sandra M. Gilbert

Author(s): Gilbert, Sandra M
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Subjects: Grief--Poetry
Loss (Psychology)--Poetry
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : W. W. Norton & Co., c2011
LC Classification: P, PS
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments 13
I.. Old Recipes
October Sunlight, Place des Vosges, 4:45 PM 17
Old Recipes 19
O where are the long-gone picnic-perfect days 19
Where's southern Bob, who turned a wicked phrase 20
Where are the kids who tumbled through my house 21
Where are the Hallowe'ens & Christmases 22
Where's What, who boiled up this starry mess 23
Crochet Hook 24
"A Sundowner" 25
For Ilinca 28
"When my mother dies" 29
How we didn't tell her 30
His sorrow 33
The Lost One 35
Cremation, September 23, 2009 37
Grief: A History 39
March 13, 2004: Sunset View 43
The Anniversary 45
Anti-sonnet 46
December 1, 1957 47
Moving Out 49
After eighteen years 51
II.. Plane
Earthquake Weather 55
Plane 57
Nature & Culture 58
The night mare 60
Question and Answer 62
Holocausts 62
At least 63
Portal = Portal 64
Labor Day 66
Nothing nicer 67
Materia Medica 68
MRI Sonnet 68
Colonoscopy Sonnet 69
Contact Lens Sonnet 70
Bypass Sonnet 71
Dental Sonnet 72
Cataract Surgery Sonnet 73
Tooth Implant Sonnet 74
Arthritis Sonnet 75
III.. Aftermath
AfterMath 79
Triple A 79
Grapefruit 80
Machine 81
Eyes 82
Surgery 83
Continuous Passive Motion after Total Knee Replacement 84
Bequest 85
Shirts 86
Cardigan 87
Kite 88
Hospitality Cart 89
I'm shrinking, you said 92
Enormous vines 94
Map 95
Why? 97
Oysters Rockefeller 98
St. Joseph's, San Jose: March 4, 2009 100
Scouring 103
Fibonacci Sonnet 105
IV.. Drash
Drash 109
Paysage Moralise 111
Whose transgression left the dead 112
November Coast 114
What's there 115
Edge of Winter Sonnet 116
Variations on an Old Issue of Woman's Day 117
January 15, 1991, Only $1.09 117
Be Safe in a Recession 117
When Cheaper Is Better---28 Ideas 118
7 Money Mistakes to Avoid 118
How to Survive a Crisis 119
Doctor's Tips for Younger Skin 119
Free 1991 Bible Calendar 119
Mary Ellen's Household Hints to Help the Earth 120
Give Yourself the Best Body of Your Life: Easy Diet and Workout Plan 121
Contest! Win a $15,000 Bedroom 121
How to Keep Your Kids Well This Winter 122
The Problem People Won't Admit: Like 28 million other Americans you might have a serious hearing problem---and not even know it. Don't suffer in silence! See page 32 122
Meat Meals to Fix in Minutes 123
Holy Saturday & nothing 125
Sun in Fog 126
Said the scribe 127
V.. Lei Soup
The Same Ground 131
Seeds 133
The Zugspitze/Pike's Peak 134
Parasailor 136
Fiesta siesta on the breezy beach 136
The bounce of clouds among the Mary blues 137
Seal Viewing Point: Disturbance of Sea Mammals Is a Federal Offense 138
Mother and Child 139
Flocks 141
The Berkeley Rat 142
The Paris Mouse 144
He's 146
For Ruth Stone on Her Ninetieth Birthday 148
Fourteen Fourteeners for Sophia at 14 Months 149
Anti-Valentine 150
Canticle of the plums 151
Calla lily, shameless 152
Hearing Aids 153
Hugging 153
Sex Sounds 154
Later 155
Morning 156
What does he hear? 157
Lei Soup 159
Knowing 160
Notes: LCCN: 2011007715
ISBN: 9780393081121 (hardcover)
ISBN: 0393081125 (hardcover)
Physical Description: 160 p. ; 22 cm
OCLC Number: 668194809
ISBN/ISSN: 9780393081121
0393081125

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