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Facts of life

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Ferris, Jim
Facts of life
ISBN 1-893311-55-4
(Parallel Press chapbooks)
[Madison, Wisconsin]: Parallel Press, 2005
35 p. ; 22 cm.

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Contents

[Cover] Facts of life

[Half-title] A Parallel Press chapbook, pp. [1] ff.

[Title page] Facts of life, pp. [3]-[4]

Contents, pp. [5] ff.

Poet of cripples, p. 7

I. Deconstruction and the body: high concept, pp. 8-9

The doctor, p. 10

Pater noster, p. 11

A communion of bones, p. 12

For crippled things, p. 13

Poems with disabilities, p. 14

Deconstruction and the body, pp. 15-16

Pray, p. 17

Dear God, p. 18

Fear at 13, p. 20

Post-op, pp. 21-22

Biological determinism, p. 23

II. Facts of life: facts of life, p. 24

Not killing oneself, p. 25

Apologia, pp. 26-27

The way of the cross, p. 28

The effect of gravity on the mind, p. 29

What rises in the spaces between the cells, p. 30

What it tastes like, p. 31

Patron saint, p. 32

Mea culpa, pp. 33-34

Enough, p. 35

[Author biography], p. [36]

[Cover]


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