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Author Bishop, Suzette.

Title She took off her wings and shoes : poems / by Suzette Marie Bishop.

Imprint Logan : Utah State University Press, ©2003.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 91 pages).
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Series May Swenson Poetry Award series
May Swenson Poetry Award series.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified MiAaHDL
Contents Foreword / Alicia Ostriker -- 1. Do not drive into smoke. Reaching for your hair -- Disruptions -- Elegant shrimp in champagne sauce -- My dream house -- House-sitting -- Knowing objects will outlast them -- My gown is a momentary outline -- Dragons -- The bat -- One summer -- Exit interview -- Melinda -- Horrorscope -- Graveyard -- Visiting relatives -- Mirror and sword trick -- In the holy spirit research center -- Least terns -- Bloodstone -- Water moccasin -- Anasazi bowl -- Do not drive into smoke -- Wedding triptych -- Cool wagons & bone chandeliers -- Through the corridor -- Departing Iceland -- 2. As good there as here to burn. At the Ramada Inn with Ruth and Esther -- Emitting a sound -- Conversation with Anne Truitt -- The conservator -- Purple gloxinia -- Hannah Höch -- Beneath Eva Hesse's fiberglass veil -- Photograph of Edna St. Vincent Millay -- Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz -- The ghost of Christina Rossetti -- As good there as here to burn -- 3. She took off her wings and shoes -- She took off her wings and shoes (a long poem).
Summary Suzette Marie Bishop teaches writing at Texas A & M International University. This will be her first full-length book, though she's published a chapbook and many individual poems in national poetry journals. Nominated twice for the Pushcart Prize, Ms. Bishop's credits include publications in Antioch Review, 13th Moon, Eratica, Aries, The Little Magazine, and many other literary journals. As a poet and writing teacher on the faculty of Texas A & M International, she gives many readings, as well as workshops for gifted children, seniors, and other writers on the US-Mexico border; she has worked with at-risk youth and with the rural Hispanic community.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
Awards May Swenson Poetry Award winner, 2003
Local Note JSTOR Books at JSTOR Open Access
Subject American poetry.
Poetry -- Collections.
Genre/Form Electronic book.
Electronic books.
Spine Title She took off her wings & shoes
Other Form: Print version: Bishop, Suzette. She took off her wings and shoes. Logan : Utah State University Press, ©2003 0874215676 (DLC) 2003011389 (OCoLC)52301628
ISBN 0874214831 (electronic bk.)
9780874214833 (electronic bk.)