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Motherland, Fatherland, Homelandsexuals

Lockwood, Patricia (Book - 2014 )
Motherland, Fatherland, Homelandsexuals
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A breathtaking new collection from one of today's boldest and most adventurous poets Colloquial and incantatory, the poems in Patricia Lockwood's second collection address the most urgent questions of our time, like: what if a deer did porn? Is America going down on Canada? What happens when Niagara Falls gets drunk at a wedding? Is it legal to marry a stuffed owl exhibit? What would Walt Whitman's tit-pics look like? Why isn't anyone named Gary anymore? Did the Hatfield and McCoy babies ever fall in love? The steep tilt of Lockwood's lines sends the reader snowballing downhill, accumulating pieces of the scenery with every turn. The poems' subject is the natural world, but their images would never occur in nature. This book is serious and funny at the same time, like a big grave with a clown lying in it.
Authors: Lockwood, Patricia
Uniform Title: Poems. Selections
Title: Motherland, fatherland, homelandsexuals
Publisher: New York, New York :, Penguin Books,, 2014.
Characteristics: 66 pages ;,23 cm.
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
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Contents: Is your country a he or a she in your mouth
Search "lizard vagina" and you shall find
The whole world gets together and gangbangs a deer
He marries the stuffed-owl exhibit
An animorph enters the doggie-dog world
The Hatfields and McCoys
The arch
When the world was ten years old
List of cross-dressing soldiers
The hunt for a newborn Gary
The fake tears of Shirley Temple
A recent transformation tries to climb the stairs
The feeling of needing a pen
Nessie wants to watch herself doing it
Bedbugs conspire to keep me from greatness
Last of the late great gorilla-suit actors
Factories are everywhere in poetry right now
Revealing nature photographs
See a furious waterfall without water
Love poem like we used to write it
Why haven't you written
Rape joke
The hornet mascot falls in love
The descent of the dunk
The third power
Natural dialogue grows in the woods
The brave little
goes to school
There were no colors for years
Perfect little mouthfuls
The father and mother of American tit-pics
The hypno-domme speaks, and speaks and speaks.
ISBN: 9780143126522
0143126520
Statement of Responsibility: Patricia Lockwood
Subject Headings: American poetry 21st century.
Genre/Form: Poetry.
Topical Term: American poetry
LCCN: 2013049362
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