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Author White, Allison Benis, 1972-

Title Small porcelain head / Allison Benis White.

Published New York : Four Way Books, [2013]
©2013

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  811.6 WHITE    AVAILABLE
Physical description 56 pages ; 23 cm
Notes Poems.
Contents "If pain is only weakness..." 3 -- "What is left but obsession..." 4 -- "Please forgive me..." 5 -- "That she has the right..." 6 -- "Even the violence..." 7 -- "And she would talk..." 8 -- "Not to let go..." 9 -- "Buttoned together..." 10 -- "After our fingers..." 11 -- "If description is a living thing..." 15 -- "If to memorize is to adore..." 16 -- "Just as the cork descends..." 17 -- "Unlike the other automatons..." 18 -- "The arm is wood..." 19 -- "If God is everything..." 20 -- "Pinholes in her plastic chest..." 21 -- "Cutting her black hair..." 22 -- "Only her eyes..." 23 -- "She pushes the white..." 27 -- "What we end up with..." 28 -- "Decapitated..." 29 -- "This is the gift of violence..." 30 -- "An entire story..." 31 -- "How the stillness..." 32 -- "For the easily broken..." 33 -- "The miracle is rooted..." 34 -- "Several leather fingers..." 37 -- "Each time she taps..." 38 -- "Legs apart and arms..." 39 -- "Twins in red silk..." 40 -- "A mechanism in the body..." 41 -- "Or lost teeth..." 42 -- "Sewn together at the waist..."43 -- "What makes the object alive..." 44 -- "Wax is most like skin..." 47 -- "Although terror mirrors awe..."48 -- "Within the bonnet..." 49 -- "Because the pain is company..." 50 -- "Is this the beauty..." 51 -- "Then the relief..." 52 -- "We call the denial of stillness..." 53 -- And when she is held closer..." 54 -- "Made with a hollow..." 55 -- "Now filled with sand..." 56.
Subject American poetry -- 21st century.
Standard Number 40022149165
ISBN 9781935536277 (paperback: acid-free paper)
1935536273 (paperback: acid-free paper)