Blood Hyphen by Kenny WilliamsBlood Hyphen by Kenny Williams

Blood Hyphen

byKenny Williams

Paperback | April 7, 2016

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Winner of the 2015 FIELD Poetry Prize
KENNY WILLIAMS’S poems have appeared in FIELD, Prairie Schooner, Gulf Coast, Bellevue Literary Review, Kenyon Review Online, Carolina Quarterly, Rattle, Fence, Third Coast, Sewanee Review, and elsewhere. He lives in Richmond, Virginia, and Blood Hyphen is his first book.
Title:Blood HyphenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:84 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:April 7, 2016Publisher:Oberlin College PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0932440541

ISBN - 13:9780932440549

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Table of Contents

About the Author
At the Pyramids
The Infant
Alive and Dead
The Courtship
The Creature in Mourning for Its Mate
Nature Theory
Enter Lilith, in Her Garden
Memoir of Creation
Sugar Blues
Tough Room
Palace of Illusions
Bled to the Edges
The Hurricane
On the Feast Day of the Beheading of St. John the Baptist
Lincoln in the Holy Land
Simon of Cyrene
Samuel Butler
Sorry to Ask
Concrete Poem
Not on the Lips
Up and Over
Blood Hyphen
Work and Word
Clear and Copious
Read Me All the Books
School of Practical Dissection
In Pleading
In Boyce
There's a Whale Aground at Wijk aan Zee
There's a Rooster Aboard the Battleship
Rosemary Lamb
The Lesser Gods of Earth
The Minotaur
The Tortoise
The Hummingbird
The Raccoon
Pearls Before Swine
Filler Material
The House with Two Front Doors
Operation Daily Bread
Robert Frost Embarks on Goodwilll Tour of Soviet Republics •Ars Apologia
My Hero
House on Fire: McLean, Virginia
The Caravan
Soak the Bloke
Note on Spurious Sources
Fixing Miss Becky's Bottom
Cadaver in a Landscape
The Sunbath
Cold Nest
Nothing Else
Jonah's Gourd
Goat Shack
Night Job
Dawn on Grace Street
Book Report
Late Riser
The Pedestal
The Mirror
First Man on Earth
Choking Baby
Selected Silences

Editorial Reviews

“With tenderness and wit, erudition and artistry, Blood Hyphen marks a tremendous debut.”—Mary Ruefle