Return to home page
Searching: Otterbein library catalog
  Previous Record Previous Item Next Item Next Record
  Reviews, Summaries, etc...
Title Atomic ghost : poets respond to the nuclear age / edited by John Bradley ; introduction by Terry Tempest Williams.
Imprint Minneapolis : Coffee House Press, 1995.

Subject Atomic bomb victims -- Poetry.
Antinuclear movement -- Poetry.
Nuclear warfare -- Social aspects -- Poetry.
American poetry -- 20th century.
Alt Name Bradley, John, 1950-
Description 330 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Note Includes index.
ISBN 1566890276 (pbk. : acid-free)
OCLC # 30913407
Table of Contents
 Preface / John Bradley 
 Introduction / Terry Tempest Williams 
 Creation / Benjamin Alire Saenz3
 Tulum Saw the Coming / Alan Napier5
 May 28, 1945 / S. L. Wisenberg7
 High Altitude Photo of Hiroshima (Circa 1944) / Kent Johnson10
 The Bath: August 6, 1945 / Kimiko Hahn11
 Questions / Marc Kaminsky14
 At the Makeshift Aid Station / Toge Sankichi15
 The Horse / Philip Levine17
 Land of Little Sticks, 1945 / James Tate19
 Trilobytes / Kent Johnson20
 The Shadow / Toge Sankichi22
 The Fish Dream / John Engels24
 Sailors Shielding Their Eyes During Atomic Bomb Test, Bikini, 1947 / John Bradley25
 August 6, 1950 / Toge Sankichi28
 Uranium / Robert Morgan31
 For Ethel Rosenberg / Adrienne Rich33
 But Bird / Paul Zimmer38
 The Hibakusha's Letter (1955) / David Mura40
 Early Morning Test Light over Nevada, 1955 / Robert Vasquez43
 The Planet Krypton / Lynn Emanuel45
 Bomb / Gregory Corso47
 Nevada Red Blues / Adrian C. Louis53
 Watching Dark Circle / Denise Levertov56
 Trying to Talk with a Man / Adrienne Rich57
 Advice to a Prophet / Richard Wilbur59
 The Testimony of J. Robert Oppenheimer / Ai61
 Oppenheimer / Antonia Quintana Pigno64
 When the Vacation Is Over for Good / Mark Strand71
 "The radio talk . . . " / Lorine Niedecker72
 At the Bomb Testing Site / William Stafford73
 Vapor Trails / Gary Snyder74
 N / William Heyen75
 Mushroom Clouds / John Engman77
 Harry S Truman Library, Independence, Missouri / Diane Glancy78
 For Harry S Truman in Hell / David Ray81
 The Hell Mural: Panel I / Ronald Wallace83
 Atomic Ghost / John Balaban85
 Strategic Air Command / Gary Snyder86
 What the End Is For / Jorie Graham87
 Directions for Carrying Explosive Nuclear Wastes through Metropolitan New York / June Jordan91
 Tar / C. K. Williams93
 Utilities Advertisement in the Wake of Three Mile Island / Gary Metras96
 The Message / Jeffrey Hillard97
 Chernobyl / Mary Jo Salter100
 Wine from Bordeaux / Sujata Bhatt102
 Eight-Legged Colt, Chernobyl / Jerah Chadwick105
 Radiophobia / Lyubov Sirota106
 Country of Origin / Maureen Hurley108
 In the Shadow of the Poisoned Wind / Jack Marshall112
 Waiting for the Invasion / Barbara Kingsolver113
 Late Spring in the Nuclear Age / Andrew Hudgins117
 The Lightning / James Grabill118
 Hurricane Season / Edwina Trentham120
 Dream of the Hair-Burning Smell / Jana Harris122
 Spuyten Duyvil / Honor Moore124
 The Cocked Finger / Stephen Dunn133
 Bringing Zeus to His Knees / Antler135
 Armageddon / William Dickey137
 from The Last Fire Feast / Daniela Gioseffi140
 Rose Bay Willow Herb / Judy Ray141
 The Garden / Dorianne Laux143
 A Dream of the Closeness of Venus / James Grabill145
 When / Sharon Olds149
 The Way Light Bends / W. D. Ehrhart150
 The Crab-Apple Crisis / George MacBeth151
 Why I'm in Favor of a Nuclear Freeze / Christopher Buckley160
 The Atom Bum / William Greenway162
 Terminal Colloquy / Charles Martin163
 Nuclear Winter / Thomas McGrath164
 Nuclear Winter / Nicholas Samaras165
 Deeper Than a Dream / Peter Blue Cloud (Aroniawenrate)166
 After the Neutron / Terrance Keenan167
 They're Family Men / Ellen Bass168
 To an Unborn Child / Allan Cooper170
 Because of Duties, Zimmer Had Forgotten the Forest / Paul Zimmer174
 from An American Peace / Peter Oresick175
 Tale Before the End of the World / Maurya Simon177
 Silence at the End of the World / Amber Coverdale Sumrall179
 Eating Dinner at My Sister's / David Romtvedt181
 High Noon at Los Alamos / Eleanor Wilner185
 A Liturgy for Trinity / Barbara La Morticella187
 Why I Think About Hiroshima and Nagasaki / Edward A. Dougherty191
 Hiroshima Day at the Riviera Coffeeshop / Andrea Collins193
 Welcome to Hiroshima / Mary Jo Salter195
 The Fundamental Project of Technology / Galway Kinnell197
 Return to Hiroshima / Lucien Stryk199
 When We Say "Hiroshima" / Kurihara Sadako202
 The Garden Shukkei-en / Carolyn Forche204
 How to Survive Nuclear War / Maxine Kumin206
 Shadow / Stephanie Strickland209
 Radiation / Margaret Gibson211
 Gathered at the River / Denise Levertov215
 Memorandum / Nanao Sakaki218
 Origami / Jay Griswold220
 Another Kimono / Nancy Eimers222
 Mervyn Clyde Witherup / William Witherup224
 The Half-Life of Sorrow / Roger Greenwald226
 War Resisters' Song / Thomas McGrath229
 Ground Zero / Sharon Doubiago230
 Black Beauty, A Praise / David Romtvedt239
 A Vigil at a Missile Silo / Mark Sanders243
 Plutonian Ode / Allen Ginsberg245
 Preparing the Nets at New Stuyahok / John Brandi250
 Opening Day / David McKain251
 Wahsah Zeh (War Dance) - As Long as the Grass / Joseph Bruchac253
 Shadow / Patricia Goedicke263
 Psalm / Peter Huchel267
 The Lamb of Peace, The Ram of War / William Witherup268
 Strategies for Survival / Beryle Williams269
 Prayer for Men and Children / Linda Hogan272
 Shoulders / Naomi Shihab Nye274
 An Army of Lovers / Alicia Ostriker275
 Prayer for Continuation / Susan Griffin277
 Sunday Afternoon at Fulham Palace / Elizabeth Spires290
 On the Eve of Our Mutually Assured Destruction / C. D. Wright293
 Prayer for a Future Beyond Ideology and War / Kelly Cherry295
 Destruction / Shinkichi Takahashi297
 Explosion / Shinkichi Takahashi298
 Simultaneously / David Ignatow299
 Of Simple Intent / Pamela Uschuk300
 Green Light / Rolf Jacobsen302
 Notes on the contributors305