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The Undertaker's Daughter

Derricotte, Toi (Book - 2011)
The Undertaker's Daughter
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"Poems that stick with you like a song that won't stop repeating itself in your brain, poems whose cadences burrow into your bloodstream, orchestrating your breathing long before their sense attaches its hooks to your heart." --Washington Post on Captivity
Authors: Derricotte, Toi, 1941-
Title: The undertaker's daughter
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, c2011
Characteristics: 94 p. ;,23 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Toi Derricotte
Notes: Poems
Contents: The undertaker's daughter: I am not afraid to be memoir ; Burial sites ; The undertaker's daughter ; Sunday afternoons at Claire Carlyle's ; For my unnamed brother (1943-1943) ; Dolls ; Mistrust of the beloved
A memory of the future: I see my father after his death ; My dad & sardines ; On a picture of the Buddhist monk Pema Chödrön ; On the revolution of the Jersey cows ; The new pet ; The Telly cycle (For Telly the fish ; Special ears ; Another poem of a small grieving for my fish Telly ; On the reasons I loved Telly the fish ; Because I was good to Telly in his life ; An apology to Telly the revolutionary) ; When the goddess makes love to me ; Untitled ; The night I stopped singing like Billie Holiday ; When I touched her ; The iris and chicken fat ; Lighting the tulips ; Gershwin ; A little prayer to Our Lady ; To a cruel lover ; Cherry blossoms ; How Craig Foster enabled me to write the poems I'm writing now & gave me this voice
The undertaking: The exigencies of form ; The undertaking
ISBN: 0822962004
9780822962007
Branch Call Number: 811.54 D438u 2011
Subject Headings: Poetry Poetry 21st century American poetry American poetry Women authors American poetry 21st century
Topical Term: Poetry
Poetry
American poetry
American poetry
American poetry
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