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Reflections on a Gift of Watermelon Pickle ... and Other Modern Verse

Stephen Dunning

Reflections on a Gift of Watermelon Pickle ... and Other Modern Verse

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Published by Scott Foresman & Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • 20th century,
  • American poetry,
  • Collections,
  • Literary Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9831955M
    ISBN 100673033635
    ISBN 109780673033635

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Reflections on a gift of watermelon pickle and other modern verse. [Stephen Dunning; Edward Lueders; Naomi Shihab Nye; Keith Gilyard; Demetrice A Worley;] -- Young people helped the compilers select these poems by such authors as Audre Lorde, Theodore Roethke, Langston Hughes, Donald Justice, and Dorothy Parker.

Reflections on a Gift of Watermelon Pickle Received from a Friend Called Felicity. During that summer When unicorns were still possible; When the purpose of knees Was to be skinned; When shiny horse chestnuts (Hollowed out Fitted with straws Crammed with tobacco Stolen from butts In family ashtrays) Were puffed in green lizard silence.

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Readers of Reflections on a Gift of Watermelon Pickle and Other Modern Verse may well be tempted by Eve Merriam's suggestion in "How to Eat a Poem" Don't be polite Bite in.

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