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All my animals and stars, Ken Fontenot

Label
All my animals and stars
Title
All my animals and stars
Statement of responsibility
Ken Fontenot
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
IXA
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
All my animals and stars, Ken Fontenot
Instantiates
Publication
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Poems
Contents
Me and Jeanette -- Again I think of Maria McGee -- Daughter of Valentine and Lilly -- Lying in wait -- Kin -- Elegy for my mother -- A boy and a half -- Gone into the earth just a few miles apart in a single winter -- Letting you sleep -- Now : and then -- She of the black Cajuns -- Jakie Fields -- School days : some blank verse -- Elegy for Beulah Deshotels Fontenot (1903-1983) -- Nicholls High School : physical education -- The kids -- Another hurricane in the Gulf -- N'oncle Oreńeus -- South Lake Pontchartrain -- At my grandfathers', Christmas vacation -- Surely -- To Aunt Mercedes, killed like Margaret Mitchell crossing the street -- Just on the verge of a smile -- A glimpse of Father after the days of Miami -- Not so much as even a Tennessee waltz -- The rain and jung -- Leavetaking -- The questions a teacher asks his pupil -- Easter -- My mother wants to sleep -- The birds -- Ambivalence : to darken like a fig and still not know what the fig feels inside -- For an artist -- Good Friday and I'm walking -- For you : every wave -- My own resonant voice -- Not wanting to tell you about my dark nights, I console myself with a poem -- What we fear in the Lowlands -- Thoughts on the history of the fox -- For the nineteen-ear-old exiled from her country -- Us -- Alba -- The Smoky Mountains of the body -- To my brother -- Deliver it up -- Prayer in summer -- A reverie : on reading Gaston Bachelard -- The last gentleman -- The library clerk and the veteran -- Dust storm, Austin -- A curious neighbor -- Somebody around here -- After reading Louise Gluck -- Merge, blend in -- Two quiet lives -- Leave begging to the grackles -- To Frank Stanford, poet and land surveyor (1948-1978) -- Freddie, three months out of a job in the oil fields -- The intruder, Weston, Massachusetts, October, 1974 -- Winter the moon tugs at the mind -- Hibernation -- Come get me -- Under a harvest moon -- Backyards -- This wilted orchid -- The bad neighborhoods of the heart -- Tuesday and I'm playing scales -- For Nancy S. -- The photographer -- Meditation -- I keep saying -- The bachelor notices his new family -- Boning the poem with Whitman rhythms -- At one time -- Again I write : Any silent potato but mine -- To my younger housemates at the German house who are sad when their girlfriends leave them -- A poem that mocks itself -- I'm going to sit here and wait till the smoke of my generation clears -- Figs again -- Poem ending with resolution, half-baked -- My umbrella -- Alone in bed, Saturday morning -- Opening oysters without experience at Felix's corner of Iberville and Bourbon -- A solution -- What Germany means to me -- 34, and trying to start a relationship -- What I believe in -- City park -- How to arrive at Irma Joubert -- Turning 35 -- Simply that -- Deep in the closed stacks -- Fish -- Uncle Joubert, according to my grandfather
Control code
19698191
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
102 p.
Isbn
9780941720588
Lccn
88090697
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Bookplate of The American Academy of Poetry Therapy: Donated by Mr. & Mrs. Morris Morrison, June 1990.
Label
All my animals and stars, Ken Fontenot
Publication
Note
Poems
Contents
Me and Jeanette -- Again I think of Maria McGee -- Daughter of Valentine and Lilly -- Lying in wait -- Kin -- Elegy for my mother -- A boy and a half -- Gone into the earth just a few miles apart in a single winter -- Letting you sleep -- Now : and then -- She of the black Cajuns -- Jakie Fields -- School days : some blank verse -- Elegy for Beulah Deshotels Fontenot (1903-1983) -- Nicholls High School : physical education -- The kids -- Another hurricane in the Gulf -- N'oncle Oreńeus -- South Lake Pontchartrain -- At my grandfathers', Christmas vacation -- Surely -- To Aunt Mercedes, killed like Margaret Mitchell crossing the street -- Just on the verge of a smile -- A glimpse of Father after the days of Miami -- Not so much as even a Tennessee waltz -- The rain and jung -- Leavetaking -- The questions a teacher asks his pupil -- Easter -- My mother wants to sleep -- The birds -- Ambivalence : to darken like a fig and still not know what the fig feels inside -- For an artist -- Good Friday and I'm walking -- For you : every wave -- My own resonant voice -- Not wanting to tell you about my dark nights, I console myself with a poem -- What we fear in the Lowlands -- Thoughts on the history of the fox -- For the nineteen-ear-old exiled from her country -- Us -- Alba -- The Smoky Mountains of the body -- To my brother -- Deliver it up -- Prayer in summer -- A reverie : on reading Gaston Bachelard -- The last gentleman -- The library clerk and the veteran -- Dust storm, Austin -- A curious neighbor -- Somebody around here -- After reading Louise Gluck -- Merge, blend in -- Two quiet lives -- Leave begging to the grackles -- To Frank Stanford, poet and land surveyor (1948-1978) -- Freddie, three months out of a job in the oil fields -- The intruder, Weston, Massachusetts, October, 1974 -- Winter the moon tugs at the mind -- Hibernation -- Come get me -- Under a harvest moon -- Backyards -- This wilted orchid -- The bad neighborhoods of the heart -- Tuesday and I'm playing scales -- For Nancy S. -- The photographer -- Meditation -- I keep saying -- The bachelor notices his new family -- Boning the poem with Whitman rhythms -- At one time -- Again I write : Any silent potato but mine -- To my younger housemates at the German house who are sad when their girlfriends leave them -- A poem that mocks itself -- I'm going to sit here and wait till the smoke of my generation clears -- Figs again -- Poem ending with resolution, half-baked -- My umbrella -- Alone in bed, Saturday morning -- Opening oysters without experience at Felix's corner of Iberville and Bourbon -- A solution -- What Germany means to me -- 34, and trying to start a relationship -- What I believe in -- City park -- How to arrive at Irma Joubert -- Turning 35 -- Simply that -- Deep in the closed stacks -- Fish -- Uncle Joubert, according to my grandfather
Control code
19698191
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
102 p.
Isbn
9780941720588
Lccn
88090697
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Bookplate of The American Academy of Poetry Therapy: Donated by Mr. & Mrs. Morris Morrison, June 1990.

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