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Everyone at this party has two names

Author: Brad Aaron Modlin
Publisher: Cape Girardeau, Mo : Southeast Missouri State University Press, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : State or province government publication : English
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brad Aaron Modlin
ISBN: 9780996259682 0996259686
OCLC Number: 954134227
Description: 87 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: What you missed that day you were absent from fourth grade --
Everyone at this party is a priest --
Apology to the twitchy woman who yells to herself at the bakery and chants to her croissants and coffee, I'm gonna eat ya, eachya, dunk ya, dunk ya all --
Deadwood --
Seeing my grandmother naked --
Still life with pears and ivory --
January never quits --
Everyone at this party has trendy political concerns --
Cubism --
Nothing connects --
On the last day of the semester, the library is so crowded with raucous historical and literary figures it's hard to tell people apart --
Pocket a knight --
Everyone at this party is a pugilist --
Every time a lightning bug hatches --
Day nine --
Students of the home shopping network --
Still life with mango: at the time I believed in the power of past tense --
The neutron bomb, afterward --
The seminarians want to rename God --
My sister and I build a tabletop model of our childhood home, but better --
Everyone at this party remembers we were once babies --
At the time I believed the answer to difficulty --
This afternoon's mail (i) --
They'll try again tomorrow --
My cousin sets me up with the woman she's sure is the one --
This afternoon's mail (ii) --
Esperar --
These days, the only sex I'm having is in my dreams, and my dead grandparents walk in and interrupt it --
This afternoon's mail (iii) --
Lazarus is having trouble readjusting --
Pine cones and lightning rods --
Irises --
If a tornado strikes, we'll live in its eye --
Everyone at this part is an amateur children's book author --
Pupils: every morning, we wake and a plane is crashing --
It was inevitable.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Brad Aaron Modlin.
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