The Resource Waiting for nightfall : poems, by Joseph Colin Murphey

Waiting for nightfall : poems, by Joseph Colin Murphey

Label
Waiting for nightfall : poems
Title
Waiting for nightfall
Title remainder
poems
Statement of responsibility
by Joseph Colin Murphey
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
TXK
Illustrations
portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Waiting for nightfall : poems, by Joseph Colin Murphey
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Some of the poems originally appeared in the following publications: Poesia y calle, RE: Arts & Letters, Stone Drum, and The Texas Observer"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The never be
  • There is no kiss of hate
  • To know who you are
  • The cat lesson
  • Love and its shadows
  • The hard cases
  • When Rubens in his sacred mood...
  • Yet in this present
  • For what has the good man to fear
  • Nostalgia for a finished novel
  • The poet in his studio
  • Terrain a holy sacred term
  • How can I speak of it
  • There comes with pain
  • The paradox of being neither one : what the journal has made the other has undone
  • "Still crazy after all these years"
  • Why I can't get there from here
  • Turner Falls, Oklahoma, May 1, 1988
  • Premonitions
  • For those who believe
  • On not grieving for faraway places
  • The visitor
  • Cherokee message : November 29, 1988
  • Whistling in ignorance
  • The wind is the waves of the sea
  • Antibes
  • "Where we all were in the beginning"
  • Airborne
  • "On a clear day" in Paradise, Utah : the Wisache Range
  • Leaving mountains
  • In flight : LAX to DFW
  • Beyond the impossible
  • An illusion of earthly immortality
  • The armada
  • The feathery leaves of the locust
  • How my holism works
  • From Black, brown & beige
  • Ends and meanings
  • Waiting for a period to fall
  • Waiting for nightfall
  • The quiet where love dances
  • Tell me, o wise one, where does our humanity begin?
  • The eighth deadly sin is spiritual blindness
  • Time out of history
  • After the evening walk
  • The sirens
  • Keeping life flowing through
  • On hiatuses of history
  • On disbelieving human horror
  • "The black signature"
  • A deep dear silience
  • "Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels..."
  • That monumental classic grace
  • Always a way of non-logic
  • Waiting out Christmas in a 100-year-old house
  • Stange thoughts after a Wakoski reading
  • The heart of March is beating
  • Sufficient to the day, also, is the beauty thereof
  • How you keep me
  • Gravity stoicism
  • That hyacinth eyes should never bloom
  • The pool is deep and dark tonight
  • "I am lost," you said
  • Teleology
  • A tale of one day
  • A knell for Robin Timberlane
  • The day I began looking for birds and roses
  • The cry of the whippoorwill
  • June and December
  • The abyss that began June 26, 1991
  • Oh or ode to be a deer child!
  • Villanelle for sleep
  • Some of the masques of time
  • Lake Austin diorama
  • "A 60% chance of rain"
  • The old blue serge gone polyester
  • Where my mixed blood can forget all anger
  • Waiting for the timekeeper
  • Villanelle of a small rain
  • Knites flying on the bedpost overnight
  • Vertigoes
  • Le papillon
  • The alchemist : bronze to silver
  • Dance : soft-shoe routine on the platform of the scaffold
  • The spirit watching
Control code
35866598
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
115 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Gift of Tom Zigal, 2016 (Access. No. 2016-140). Paperbound.
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
(OCoLC)35866598
Label
Waiting for nightfall : poems, by Joseph Colin Murphey
Publication
Note
"Some of the poems originally appeared in the following publications: Poesia y calle, RE: Arts & Letters, Stone Drum, and The Texas Observer"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The never be
  • There is no kiss of hate
  • To know who you are
  • The cat lesson
  • Love and its shadows
  • The hard cases
  • When Rubens in his sacred mood...
  • Yet in this present
  • For what has the good man to fear
  • Nostalgia for a finished novel
  • The poet in his studio
  • Terrain a holy sacred term
  • How can I speak of it
  • There comes with pain
  • The paradox of being neither one : what the journal has made the other has undone
  • "Still crazy after all these years"
  • Why I can't get there from here
  • Turner Falls, Oklahoma, May 1, 1988
  • Premonitions
  • For those who believe
  • On not grieving for faraway places
  • The visitor
  • Cherokee message : November 29, 1988
  • Whistling in ignorance
  • The wind is the waves of the sea
  • Antibes
  • "Where we all were in the beginning"
  • Airborne
  • "On a clear day" in Paradise, Utah : the Wisache Range
  • Leaving mountains
  • In flight : LAX to DFW
  • Beyond the impossible
  • An illusion of earthly immortality
  • The armada
  • The feathery leaves of the locust
  • How my holism works
  • From Black, brown & beige
  • Ends and meanings
  • Waiting for a period to fall
  • Waiting for nightfall
  • The quiet where love dances
  • Tell me, o wise one, where does our humanity begin?
  • The eighth deadly sin is spiritual blindness
  • Time out of history
  • After the evening walk
  • The sirens
  • Keeping life flowing through
  • On hiatuses of history
  • On disbelieving human horror
  • "The black signature"
  • A deep dear silience
  • "Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels..."
  • That monumental classic grace
  • Always a way of non-logic
  • Waiting out Christmas in a 100-year-old house
  • Stange thoughts after a Wakoski reading
  • The heart of March is beating
  • Sufficient to the day, also, is the beauty thereof
  • How you keep me
  • Gravity stoicism
  • That hyacinth eyes should never bloom
  • The pool is deep and dark tonight
  • "I am lost," you said
  • Teleology
  • A tale of one day
  • A knell for Robin Timberlane
  • The day I began looking for birds and roses
  • The cry of the whippoorwill
  • June and December
  • The abyss that began June 26, 1991
  • Oh or ode to be a deer child!
  • Villanelle for sleep
  • Some of the masques of time
  • Lake Austin diorama
  • "A 60% chance of rain"
  • The old blue serge gone polyester
  • Where my mixed blood can forget all anger
  • Waiting for the timekeeper
  • Villanelle of a small rain
  • Knites flying on the bedpost overnight
  • Vertigoes
  • Le papillon
  • The alchemist : bronze to silver
  • Dance : soft-shoe routine on the platform of the scaffold
  • The spirit watching
Control code
35866598
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
115 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Gift of Tom Zigal, 2016 (Access. No. 2016-140). Paperbound.
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
(OCoLC)35866598

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