Anna and the Steel Mill Deborah Burnham

ISBN: 9780896723450

Published: January 15th 1995

Hardcover

96 pages


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Anna and the Steel Mill  by  Deborah Burnham

Anna and the Steel Mill by Deborah Burnham
January 15th 1995 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 96 pages | ISBN: 9780896723450 | 10.54 Mb

This collection of poems is the winner of the 1995 first-book competition in the Texas Tech University Press Poetry Award series.These poems about a young woman leaving Italy for the United States in the 1950s examine both the small town and urbanMoreThis collection of poems is the winner of the 1995 first-book competition in the Texas Tech University Press Poetry Award series.These poems about a young woman leaving Italy for the United States in the 1950s examine both the small town and urban landscape of a uniquely American experience.Anna and the Steel Mill is a work of great range and maturity.

These poems are struck like matches—out of the small frictions in these poems arise gentle flames, but also raging fires.—Jim DanielsSpare ChangeCrossing Spruce Street, I was bending like a peddlerunder my laundry and three loaves of day-old-breadShe held her sleeping daughter, asked for change for milk,and diapers to soak up what the baby couldnt use.Id spent my change on laundry tokens, flat imitationsrattling in my hand.

I offered bread- she needed cash-we stared at the broken street, as if we hoped to seea table spread with laundered white, with knives and basketsready for the strong bread that, broken openwould release a blessing in the smell of yeast.



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