Item Details

Blues If You Want: Poems

by William Matthews
Format
Book
Published
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1989.
Language
English
ISBN
0395517559, 9780395517550, 0395517567 (pbk.), 9780395517567 (pbk.)
Contents
  • Nabokov's blues
  • 39,000 feet
  • Mood indigo
  • The scalpel
  • Change of address
  • Fox Ridge State Park, Illinois, October
  • Just a closer walk with thee
  • It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing
  • Civics
  • Worm sonnet
  • Housecooling
  • Spent breath
  • Couple, 70, hasn't aged in 35 years
  • Homer's seeing-eye dog
  • Short farewells
  • The blues
  • Moonlight in Vermont
  • The introduction
  • Every dog has a silver lining
  • Every cloud has its day
  • Every tub
  • Smoke gets in your eyes
  • Otego to Roscoe to Manhattan
  • School days
  • What a little moonlight can do
  • 107th & Amsterdam
  • The Times
  • Prolific
  • Little blue nude
  • The Socratic method
  • Onions
  • A red silk blouse
  • Straight life.
Description
xii, 64 p. ; 22 cm.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: PS3563 .A855 B5 1989. Blue paper over boards with blue cloth spine; dust jacket. From the Papers of Charles Wright.
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