Ballistics : poems

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Collins, Billy.
Language:English
Edition:First edition.
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Physical Description:xiii, 112 pages ; 22 cm
Published: New York : Random House, [2008]
ISBN:9781400064915 (alk. paper)
1400064910 (alk. paper)
Table of Contents:
  • Brightly colored boats upturned on the banks of the Charles
  • Searching
  • High
  • The four-moon planet
  • Evasive maneuvers
  • August
  • The poems of others
  • Aubade
  • No things
  • The first night
  • January in Paris
  • Ballistics
  • Pornography
  • Greek and Roman statuary
  • Quiet
  • Scenes of hell
  • Hippos on holiday
  • Carpe diem
  • Lost
  • Dublin
  • New Year's Day
  • The day Lassie died
  • Tension
  • The golden years
  • Vermont, early November
  • The effort
  • The lamps unlit
  • China
  • Looking forward
  • (detail)
  • Le Chien
  • Addendum
  • On the death of a next-door neighbor
  • Separation
  • Adage
  • The flight of the statues
  • Passivity
  • Ornithography
  • Baby listening
  • Bathtub families
  • Despair
  • The idea of natural history at Key West
  • The fish
  • A dog on his master
  • The great American poem
  • What love does
  • Divorce
  • Liu Yung
  • This little piggy went to market
  • Old man eating alone in a Chinese restaurant
  • The breather
  • Oh, my God!
  • The mortal coil
  • The future
  • Envoy.