Bestiary : poems /

"Across this remarkable first book are encounters with animals, legendary beasts, and mythological monsters--half human and half something else. Donika Kelly's Bestiary is a catalogue of creatures--from the whale and ostrich to the pegasus and chimera to the centaur and griffin. Among them...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Kelly, Donika (Author)
Format: Government Document Book
Published: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, [2016]
Table of Contents:
  • Out West
  • Catalogue
  • Fourth grade autobiography
  • Where she is opened. Where she is closed
  • Love poem: chimera
  • Bower
  • Hermit thrush
  • Bower
  • Self-portrait as a block of ice
  • Bower
  • Self-portrait as a door
  • Swallow
  • Love poem: Pegasus
  • Handsome is
  • How to be alone
  • Whale
  • Ceremony at the end of a season
  • Ostrich
  • Arkansas love song
  • A man goes west and falls off his horse in the desert
  • Love poem: centaur
  • Secretary
  • Love poem: centaur
  • Love poem: satyr
  • Balloon
  • Love poem: mermaid
  • Love letter
  • Love poem: werewolf
  • Little box
  • Self-portrait as a wooden flower
  • Commandments
  • Love poem: griffon
  • Archaeology
  • Tender
  • Winter poem
  • Love poem: Donika
  • Red bird
  • What gay porn has done for me
  • Sonnet in which only one bird appears
  • Love poem: minotaur
  • Santa Rosa
  • Love poem
  • Back East.