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Title:
Beyond the velvet curtain : poems / by Karen Kovacik.
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.
Available in Other Form:
Kovacik, Karen, 1959- Beyond the velvet curtain.
Horizon Bib Number:
1306210
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