Table of Contents for Stag's Leap : Poems


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January--December
While He Told Me
3(1)
Unspeakable
4(2)
The Flurry
6(1)
Material Ode
7(2)
Gramercy
9(1)
Telling My Mother
10(1)
Silence, with Two Texts
11(2)
The Last Hour
13(1)
Last Look
14(2)
Stag's Leap
16(2)
Known to Be Left
18(2)
Object Loss
20(1)
Poem for the Breasts
21(4)
Winter
Not Going to Him
25(1)
Pain I Did Not
26(1)
The Worst Thing
27(1)
Frontis Nulla Fides
28(2)
On the Hearth of the Broken Home
30(1)
Love
31(2)
The Healers
33(1)
Left-Wife Goose
34(2)
Something That Keeps
36(2)
The Easel
38(1)
Approaching Godthab
39(4)
Spring
Once in a While I Gave Up
43(1)
To Our Miscarried One, Age Thirty Now
44(1)
French Bra
45(2)
My Son's Father's Smile
47(1)
Not Quiet Enough
48(5)
Summer
Sea-Level Elegy
53(2)
Sleekit Cowrin'
55(1)
Tiny Siren
56(2)
Attempted Banquet
58(5)
Fall
The Haircut
63(2)
Crazy
65(1)
Discandied
66(1)
Bruise Ghazal
67(4)
Years Later
On Reading a Newspaper for the First Time as an Adult
71(1)
Maritime
72(2)
Slowly He Starts
74(2)
Red Sea
76(2)
Running into You
78(1)
I'd Ask Him for It
79(1)
The Shore
80(2)
Poem of Thanks
82(1)
Left-Wife Bop
83(2)
Years Later
85(2)
September 2001, New York City
87(2)
What Left?
89