Letter composed during a lull in the fighting : poems / Kevin Powers.
- ISBN: 9780316401081
- ISBN: 0316401080
- Description: viii, 96 pages ; 22 cm
- Edition: First edition.
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2014.
- 4 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).
- 1 copy at Gloucester. (Show all copies)
0 current holds with 4 total copies.
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|Gloucester||Adult Nonfiction||811.6/Powers (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Lynnfield||Adult Nonfiction||PS 3615 .O95 L48 2014 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Marblehead||Adult New Nonfiction||NEW 811.6 POWERS 2014 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Wakefield||Adult NEW Nonfiction (Across from Circulation Desk)||811 Powers (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Contents Note:|| Customs -- Letter composed during a lull in the fighting -- Great plain -- Inheritance -- Blue star mother -- Independence Day -- Valentine with flat affect -- Elegy for urgency -- Meditation on a main supply route -- Improvised explosive device -- Self-portrait in sidewalk with chalk -- A history of yards -- Death, mother and child -- Field manual -- After leaving McGuire Veterans' Hospital for the last time -- Separation -- Actuary -- Photographing the suddenly dead -- Cumberland Gap -- The torch and pitchfork blues -- Fighting out of West Virginia -- In the ruins of the ironworks -- Songs in Planck time -- The abhorrence of coincidence -- While trying to make an arrowhead in the fashion of the Mattaponi Indians -- The locks of the James -- Church hill -- Nominally -- Corona -- An alternate history of the destruction of Dresden by fire -- Portugal -- Advice to be taken just before the sun goes supernova -- A lamp in the place of the sun -- Grace note.
|Summary:|| Offers poems capturing the life of a soldier, including waiting in the dusty Middle Eastern heat and writing a love letter back home.