Wakefulness : poems /

Progressive awakenings occur in all these verses. Each sense is engaged, and there is a search for epiphanies of the spirit, too. We are in history but also in the present - in buildings, churches, homes, trains, and cars; then back in the open pursuing the course to Baltimore and Bucharest, to the...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Ashbery, John, 1927-2017 (Author)
Other Authors: Cohen, Marc J. (Book Designer) (book jacket designer.)
Format: Book
Published: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998.
Edition:First edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Wakefulness
  • Baltimore
  • Palindrome of Evening
  • Cousin Sarah's Knitting
  • Last Night I Dreamed I Was in Bucharest
  • Added Poignancy
  • Quarry
  • Laughing Gravy
  • From Such Commotion
  • Moderately
  • Alive at Every Passage
  • The Burden of the Park
  • At the Station
  • Another Kind of Afternoon
  • Tangled Star
  • Deeply Incised
  • Tropical Sex
  • The Friend at Midnight
  • Stung by Something
  • The Last Romantic
  • Shadows in the Street
  • The Earth-Tone Madonna
  • Dear Sir or Madam
  • The Laughter of Dead Men
  • Discordant Data
  • Bogus Inspections
  • Floatingly
  • Tenebrae
  • Outside My Window the Japanese ...
  • Any Other Time
  • Probably Based on a Dream
  • The Village of Sleep
  • In My Head
  • The Spacious Firmament
  • Proximity
  • Going Away Any Time Soon
  • Like America
  • New Constructions
  • Whiteout
  • A French Stamp
  • One Man's Poem
  • The Pathetic Fallacy
  • From Old Notebooks
  • Many Colors
  • Autumn in the Long Avenue
  • Snow
  • Within the Hour
  • The Dong with the Luminous Nose
  • Come On, Dear
  • Gentle Reader
  • Homecoming.