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In the silence of the migrated birds: poems

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Smith, Austin, 1982-
In the silence of the migrated birds: poems
ISBN 978-893311-98-5
(Parallel Press chapbooks)
Madison, Wisconsin: Parallel Press, 2008
47 p. ; 22 cm.

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Contents

[Cover] In the silence of the migrated birds

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

[Title page] In the silence of the migrated birds, pp. [3]-[4]

[Dedication] , pp. [5]-[6]

Contents, pp. [7]-8

Stonework, p. 9

Sleeping in my boyhood bedroom again, p. 10

The shape of the mourning, pp. 11-12

While dreaming of water, pp. 13-15

Poem for Hart Crane, pp. 16-17

Christmas, p. 18

The river of my fathers, pp. 19-20

Summer evening, p. 21

Ode to birches, p. 22

Postcards for Andrew Wyeth, pp. 23-24

Lincoln, pp. 25-26

Pennsylvania, America, p. 27

The gravity of stone, pp. 28-29

Song of the lark, pp. 30-31

My mother, baking bread, p. 32

Lines for Lorine, pp. 33-34

Index of first lines, pp. 35-36

Poem for Les, homeless, p. 37

Equinox, pp. 38-39

The night I saw the Pleiades for the first time, p. 40

A delta of bone, p. 41

The silo, pp. 42-44

Coming upon an old stone wall in the woods on our farm, pp. 45-46

The names of grasses, p. 47

[Author biography], p. [48]

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