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Sure signs : new and selected poems / Ted Kooser.


Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, [1980] .
ISBN 0822934108, 0822953137

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Subjects American poetry.
Series Pitt poetry series.
Description 93 pages ; 21 cm.
Copyright Date [1980]
©1980
Summary The publication of Ted Kooser{u2019}s Sure Signs: New and Selected Poems is a literary event of major importance. Long admired and praised by other poets, Kooser is also accesible to the reader not familiar with contemporary poetry.
Contents Selecting a Reader -- First Snow -- An Old Photograph -- The Constellation Orion -- The Salesman -- Old Soldiers{u2019} Home -- Self-Portrait at Thirty-Nine -- Christmas Eve -- August -- At the Bus Stop Next to the Funeral Home -- Visiting Mountains -- The Leaky Faucet -- The Soul of Twins -- A Frozen Stream -- Living Near the Rehabilitation Home -- Late February -- A Drive in the Country -- Spring Plowing -- Sitting All Evening Alone in the Kitchen -- Sure Signs -- The Skeleton in the Closet -- A Summer Night -- In a Country Cemetery in Iowa -- The Man with the Hearing Aid -- The Very Old -- Walking Beside a Creek -- Book Club -- At the End of the Weekend -- Uncle Adler -- In the Corners of Fields -- How to Make Rhubarb Wine -- Late Lights in Minnesota -- The Afterlife -- A Widow -- So This is Nebraska -- Fort Robinson -- How to Foretell a Change in the Weather -- Snow Fence -- In an Old Apple Orchard -- An Empty Place -- In the Kitchen, at Midnight -- After the Funeral: Cleaning Out the Medicine Cabinet -- The Grandfather Cap -- Shooting a Farmhouse -- Beer Bottle -- Sleeping Cat -- North of Alliance -- Late September -- Carrie -- For a Friend -- Grandfather -- Looking for You, Barbara -- Pocket Poem -- Moles -- Notes on the Death of Nels Paulssen, Farmer at the Ripe Old Age of 93 -- Advice -- After My Grandfather{u2019}s Funeral -- A Hot Night in Wheat Country -- Five P.M. -- Abandoned Farmhouse -- The Blind Always Come as Such a Surprise -- Furnace -- West Window -- Boarding House -- The Geek -- A Letter from Aunt Belle -- At the Bait Stand -- The Tattooed Lady -- A Death at the Office -- There Is Always a Little Wind -- The Widow Lester -- Houses at the Edge of Town -- The Old Woman -- A Place in Kansas -- Tom{u2019}s Ball{u2019}s Barn -- My Grandfather Dying -- The Red Wing Church -- Highway -- The Failed Suicide -- A Hairnet with Stars -- The Goldfish Floats to the Top of His Life -- They Had Torn Off My Face at the Office -- A Presidential Poem -- Year{u2019}s End -- New Year{u2019}s Day -- A Dry Winter Letter to Friends -- Walking to Work -- Sunday Morning.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5497178
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WorldCat Identities Kooser, Ted.
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