Mysteries of Small Houses

Paperback $22.00

Jun 01, 1998 | 160 Pages

Ebook $16.99

Jun 01, 1998 | 160 Pages

  • Paperback $22.00

    Jun 01, 1998 | 160 Pages

  • Ebook $16.99

    Jun 01, 1998 | 160 Pages

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Table Of Contents

mysteries of small housesWould Want to Be In My Wildlife
House of Self
I’m Just Rigid Enough
Kiss of Fire
One of the Longest Times
The Future May Contain Me More
Synchronous Chronology
The Obnoxious Truth
Requiem for the First Half of Split
Prophet’s Job
As Good as Anything
“Go In and Out the Window”
April Not an Inventory but a Blizzard
Choosing Styles—1972
Not Child
A Baby Is Born Out of a White Owl’s Forehead—1972
They Cut Out Her Eye and So She Dosen’t Know If It’s Real
Diversey Street
I Must Have Called and So He Comes
Waveland (Back in Chicago)
“Bring Me a Pea Jacket and Sandwiches”
The Howling Saint T-Shirt
Place Myself in New York (Need One More There)
The Trouble with You Girls
Self ‘ 78 Speak
1979 A Dream
The Year of the Premonitory Dream That Ted and Steve Left Me
Hematite Heirloom Lives On (Maybe December 1980)
C. ’81
Gladly Though I Lost It and Knew I Would
How We Spent the Last Year of His Life
The Common Ground Ask Anyone You Know
Point of Fidelity
I—Towards a Definition
II—The Person That You Were Will Be Replaced
A Metaphysics of Emotion
Becoming Egyptian
You Can Give It Away
But In This World Together and Not Passing Away
The New York Human
I Am a Hardened Heart
The Brain Is a Toy but Loyalty’s Metaphysical
Sept 17 / Aug 29, ’88
Vertical Axis
The Tyrant
If I Didn’t Shiver I Wouldn’t Be Cold
In Needless and to Poet What Are Real Things
New Dreams
47th Birthday
Bobby (First Visit Back to the States)
In the Basement of Claypool’s Department Store
Going Back Mornings
Place Blanche
More Below a Dream Of
Remember What I Came Here to Do to This World Very Little Actually
Mysteries of Small Houses
Lady Poverty

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