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An Octave Above Thunder
New and Selected Poems
Carol Muske

Carnegie Mellon University Press



Contents

• NEW POEMS
• Like This
Sled
• An Octave Above Thunder
• Having Fled the Cite Universitaire (Paris, 1970)
• Miracles
• Blue Kashmir, ’74
• Benares
• At the School for the Gifted
• Pacemaker
• Blue Rose

• FROM
CAMOUFLAGE (1975)
• Rendezvous with a Harp
• Swansong
• Freezing to Death
• Child with Six Fingers
• Salad Days: Nebraska, 1964
• Hyena

• FROM
SKYLIGHT (1981)
• The Painter’s Daughter
• The Invention of Cuisine
• Coral Sea, 1945
• Ransom
• Golden Retriever
• Worry
• Poem
• Fireflies
• Chivalry
• Cheap Scent
• War Crimes
• Census
• Skylight
• Special Delivery to Curtis: The Future of the World

• FROM
WYNDMERE (1985)
• Blood Hour
• Wyndmere, Windmere
• The Way a Swan Turns
• China White
• Anna
• De-icing the Wings
• Surprise
• Afterwards
• A Fresco
• David
• We Drive Through Tyndall’s Theory of Sight
• August, Los Angeles, Lullaby
• Sounding

• FROM
APPLAUSE (1989)
• Dream
• After Care
• Box
• Pediatrics
• Skid
• Ideal
• Immunity
• Summer Cold
• Monk’s House, Rodmell
• The Euglogy
• Ex-Embassy
• Applause

• FROM
RED TROUSSEAU (1993)
• To the Muse
• Lucifer
• Theories of Education
• Frog Pond
• Little L. A. Villanelle
• Field Trip
• In-Flight Flick
• Red Trousseau
• My Sister Not Painting, 1990
• Prague: Two Journals (1970, 1990)
• M. Butterfly
• Unsent Letter
• Unsent Letter 2
• Unsent Letter 4
• Barra de Navidad: Envoi

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