by
 
Kovacik, Karen, 1959-

Title
Beyond the velvet curtain : poems / by Karen Kovacik.

Author
Kovacik, Karen, 1959-

Call Number
811.54 KOV

Publication Date
1999.

Publisher
Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, 1999.

Physical Description
66 p. ; 22 cm.

Contents
Nixon on the pleasures of undressing a woman -- Pat Nixon speaks of her husband's snoring -- Citoyen -- Nixon's nightmare -- Breslau -- The philosopher Nixon at frisbee -- Miss Victory (1895) -- Nixon's briefcase by Joseph Cornell -- Illinois -- Checkers -- Nixon and Nikita in the kitchen -- Learning to draw -- Mastery -- WCW on Marsden Hartley -- Einstein's train -- Revising Sylvia -- Käthe Kollwitz, after a visit to the new Russia, 1927 -- During the sorties over Baghdad -- Shortwave -- As my husband translates from the Polish -- Babel -- Dust devils
 
Hermann Kafka's dinnertime pantoum -- Losing language -- Making pierogi -- Beyond the velvet curtain -- Drought -- Tureen -- Sapphic sonnets -- Frost heaves -- The art of love -- Wedding song -- Saint Elizabeth, queen of Hungary -- Watching my father pray -- What my father taught me about sex -- Cuba libre -- Polish jokes -- Lawrence Welk -- Synecdoche -- Exile -- Come as you are.

Subjects
American poetry -- 20th century.
 
Indianapolis Room Collection (IndyPL)

Available in Other Form
Kovacik, Karen, 1959- Beyond the velvet curtain.

Horizon Bib Number
1306210

Series
Wick poetry first book series.


LibraryCollectionCall NumberMaterial TypeStatus
Central LibraryIndianapolis Room*ISCR R811.54 KOVIndianapolis Room*Reference Material