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Author Ostriker, Alicia,
Title The old woman, the tulip, and the dog / Alicia Suskin Ostriker.
Imprint Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014.

Author Ostriker, Alicia,
Series Pitt Poetry Series
Pitt poetry series.
Subject American poetry -- 21st century.
Description 1 online resource (80 pages)
Note Print version record.
Contents The blessing of the old woman, the tulip, and the dog -- The vow -- Deer walk upon our mountains -- Wrong about the horse -- The drink triptych -- The panel discussion : how mistaken is Sophocles -- The promise triptych -- Song -- The beautiful morning triptych -- The wind that blows through me -- What we love -- Prayer -- April -- Soften and melt -- In every life -- Try to -- The fear triptych -- Ridiculous -- The outsiders -- Anger I : gray cement -- The moment on stage I -- Church -- The Synagogue of the ear of corn -- They speak of race -- Awakening -- I want to live -- What is know seen was once only imagined -- Bright star and devil moon -- Snow day -- The sorrow triptych -- The arts -- The moment on stage II -- Anger II : the rape -- Liberty -- To a pregnant woman -- The beginning of time -- Sweet chariot -- Brightness falls from the air -- In war time -- Paw on your lap -- Many lives -- Summertime.
Summary This book by a major American poet is for poetry readers at all levels, academic and non-academic. It is a sequence of poems that will surprise and delight readers-in the voices of an old woman full of memories, a glamorous tulip, and an earthy dog who always has the last word.
ISBN 9780822979654 (e-book)
0822979659 (e-book)
OCLC # 889304554
Additional Format Print version: Ostriker, Alicia. Old woman, the tulip, and the dog. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014 69 pages Pitt poetry series. 9780822962915

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