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Author Smith, R. T.

Title The Hollow Log Lounge [electronic resource] : poems / by R.T. Smith.

Imprint Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2003.

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Description 1 online resource (68 pages).
Series Illinois Poetry
Illinois Poetry.
Contents One man's sanctuary in Opelika, Alabama -- Confession in a booth at the Hollow Log Lounge -- A local doc, over rocky lunchtime bourbon, speaks of barter and hopeful home remedies -- Charlene Sperry on safe beauty -- Flat-footing on bluegrass night : Dorsey Hostetter explains it all to a stranger -- He gets nostalgic in the Hollow Log Lounge just before Friday night's last call -- Pick it, squirrel : Steven Gresham sees the light -- Theology in the Hollow Log -- Wade Seego believes Soylent Green is people -- A cosmological discovery in the Hollow Log Lounge -- Tull Jackson's slow confession -- In horsehide shoes, Fleur Hobbs eats cheese, drinks Irish beer, and laments the nature of her one arrest -- Break time : Herman Wiggins just about says it all to a fledgling who hopes swing music turns the local girls to carnal dreams -- Getting cleared : the cosmetologist recounts her recent high-noon ordeal -- Cadmon Dabney from Whitby Corners on how he made his song -- Dew Stuart's breakthrough on the jew's harp -- Oxford Stroud recollects fishing with electricity -- The Phyllis -- After one straight Jack too many, the salesman waxes wild -- Politics and vodka in the Hollow Log Lounge -- Cowgirl -- Zydeco Washboard, the confession of Johnny Smooth -- A putative country star rebukes his exit escort -- Twang chic : Sam Buckhannon explores the latest fashion -- Country music -- One-eye remembers Silver Queen -- James Lee Bucky declines the offer -- Leaving the Kmart 4-for-$1 photo portrait booth, Junior Martin flirts with madness beyond the Bluelight Special and rumors of joy -- Miller -- He has seen more than he bargained for -- Working up a thirst in the Hollow Log Lounge -- March, and Mae Fields tells the most recent miracle she sort of saw -- Goatsucker : Dillard Ramsey admits to his suspicions -- Jane Lagrone rejects a tract en route to happy hour -- Sheriff Matt Whitlock confesses to a lesson in Zen after Hours -- The end : Sam Buckhannon's lament as told to Pattie Holcey.
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Subject Smith, R. T. -- Works.
Smith, R. T.
American literature -- Poetry -- 20th century.
Chronological Term 2000 - 2099
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Smith, R.T. Hollow Log Lounge. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2003 0252028627 (DLC) 2002155078 (OCoLC)51223655
ISBN 9780252092442 (electronic bk.)
0252092449 (electronic bk.)