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How long / by Ron Padgett.

By: Padgett, Ron, 1942-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Minneapolis [Minn.] : Coffee House Press, 2011Edition: 1st ed.Description: 88 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781566892568 (alk. paper); 1566892562 (alk. paper).Subject(s): American poetry -- 21st centuryDDC classification: 811/.54
Contents:
Scotch Tape Body -- The Death Deal -- Grasshopper -- Kit -- The Curvature of Royalty -- Urn Burial -- We Three Kings -- Death -- Walking with Walt -- Inaction of Shoes -- The Center of Gravity -- Earl Grey -- Material World -- What Are You On? -- The Hatchet Man -- Spots -- Happy Birthday to Us -- On Decency -- Irish Song by an English Man -- I'll Get Back to You -- Thinking about a Cloud -- Crush -- I Remember Lost Things -- The Apples in Chandler's Valley -- How Long -- The Joke -- Anniversary Waltz -- An Air for Sir John Suckling -- The Best Think I Did -- Statue Man -- Snake Oil Song -- From Dante -- Snowman -- The Song of René Descartes -- Drat -- The Hole in the Wall -- The Red Pool -- The Brick of Bach -- Flame Name -- The Coat Hanger -- The Great Wall of China -- Children's Story.
Awards: Pulitzer Prize for Poetry finalist, 2012.
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Scotch Tape Body -- The Death Deal -- Grasshopper -- Kit -- The Curvature of Royalty -- Urn Burial -- We Three Kings -- Death -- Walking with Walt -- Inaction of Shoes -- The Center of Gravity -- Earl Grey -- Material World -- What Are You On? -- The Hatchet Man -- Spots -- Happy Birthday to Us -- On Decency -- Irish Song by an English Man -- I'll Get Back to You -- Thinking about a Cloud -- Crush -- I Remember Lost Things -- The Apples in Chandler's Valley -- How Long -- The Joke -- Anniversary Waltz -- An Air for Sir John Suckling -- The Best Think I Did -- Statue Man -- Snake Oil Song -- From Dante -- Snowman -- The Japanese Garden -- The Song of René Descartes -- Drat -- The Hole in the Wall -- The Red Pool -- The Brick of Bach -- Flame Name -- The Coat Hanger -- The Great Wall of China -- Children's Story.

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry finalist, 2012.

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Ron Padgett is a celebrated translator, memoirist, and, "a thoroughly American poet, coming sideways out of Whitman, Williams, and New York Pop with a Tulsa twist" (Peter Gizzi). His poetry has been translated into more than a dozen languages and has appeared in The Best American Poetry, Poetry 180, The Norton Anthology of Postmodern American Poetry, The Oxford Book of American Poetry, and on Garrison Keillor's Writer's Almanac. He was also a guest on Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion in 2009. Padgett is a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and his most recent books include How to Be Perfect, You Never Know, Joe: A Memoir of Joe Brainard, and If I Were You. Born in Oklahoma, he lives in New York City and Calais, Vermont.

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