Beautiful trouble /

In her first collection of poems, Kansas native Amy Fleury captures images of dragging clotheslines, baked lawns, and sweet potato babies, inserting them with an earnest dignity into her stories of midwestern life. Beautiful Trouble explores the subtleties of landscape, place, families, girlhood, wo...

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Bibliographic Details
Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Fleury, Amy, 1970-
Format: eBook
Published:Carbondale : Crab Orchard Review : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2004.
Series:Crab Orchard award series in poetry.
Table of Contents:
  • Always girl
  • Consolation
  • Penance: reading to a shut-in
  • Papier-mache Jupiter
  • Fifth grade
  • Pink
  • The thirsting hours
  • To spit and hone
  • Covenant
  • At twelve
  • Consider the thunder
  • Wherever the dancing is done
  • Things familiar
  • A prayer for intercession
  • Aurelia waiting
  • Nemaha County nocturne
  • Homestead
  • Mercy at home
  • Almanac
  • Remedy
  • Sonnet for dissonance
  • Threshing
  • About Rose Ida
  • Supplications to the Blessed Mother
  • Backroad
  • Commotions of the flesh
  • Elegy for the living
  • Aubade
  • The fugitive Eve
  • Rhythm
  • At Cather's grave
  • Burning back
  • At twenty-eight
  • Epithalamion for a maiden aunt
  • Jazz rhapsody
  • The wound you need
  • What endures
  • The progress of night.