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The Other Life
Selected Poems of Herbert Scott
Herbert Scott

Carnegie Mellon University Press



Contents

• Foreword - David Dodd Lee

• FROM
DURATIONS, 1984
• Achilles' Heel
The Woman Who Loves Old Men
• Fathers of Desire
• The Dead
• Travelers
• The Past
• The Future
• On the Missouri
• Dinosaurs
• The God That Keeps Us Alive
• Early Love
• Oklahoma Sunset
• Woman with Pitcher
• The Ceremony of the Ducks
• The Man Who Would Be a Mother
• As She Enters Her Seventieth Year She Dreams of Milk
• The Other Life

• FROM
GROCERIES, 1976
• The Shoplifter's Handbook
• LEARNING THE BUSINESS
• Opening Up
• The Childhood of a Grocer
• Boss
• Thief
• Butcher's Dream
• Boss on the Floor
• Boss's Dream
• Good Fresh Country Eggs
• Merchandising
• Red Meat
• Hams
• Six-Month Review
• THE GROCER'S CHILDREN
• Bag Boy
• Pet Foods
• Checker
• The Clerk's Dream
• Coffee
• Dairy
• Relief Locations Manager
• Glassware
• Produce's Mouse
• Produce and Relief
• Grazing
• The Pig Man
• Butcher's Wife
• Boss's Father
• Canned Goods
• Canned Goods' Dream
• Sunday
• The Grocer's Children
• Closing Up
• THE FEAR OF GROCERIES
• The Fear of Groceries
• Edna
• Schooling
• The Lost Aisles
• Cracked Eggs
• Home Delivery
• Boss's Lament
• Armed Robbery

• FROM
DISGUISES, 1974
• The Apprentice Gravedigger
• Crow Box
• Grandfather Billy
• The Beekeeper's Wife
• Late Fall, Setting Traps
• Passing the Masonic Home for the Aged
• Lines on the Ninetieth Birthday of Addie C.
• Excavations
• Picture Puzzle
• The Fabulous Frazonis Appear on the Bozo Show
• For a Woman Whose Fiancé Was Killed at War
• Winter in a Different House
• Spring Commences
• The Drinkers
• Julius Caesar Appears on a Late-Night Talk Show
• The Derelict
• The Watcher
• The Astronaut
• The Burial Queen
• And So Forth . . .
• Moving Out

• FROM
SLEEPING WOMAN, 2005
• I
• Sleeping Woman
• The Unforgiven
• Mime
• In a Field of Sunlight
• Nude on a Kitchen Stool
• Bees
• November
• Neighbor
• And the Sleet Cometh Down
• The Most Terrible and Beautiful Thing
• II
• Conversation
• The Song the Stone Child Sings
• Wolf
• The Song the Burnt Child Sings
• Mendelssohn at Midnight
• The Father's Song
• Games
• The Mother's Last Song
• She Dreams a Letter from Her Son
• The Song the Old Woman Sings
• The Air We Now Breathe
• The Song the Minister Sings
• Winter Day
• The Song the Lost Children Sing
• Rain After Midnight
• The Song the Assassin Sings
• Bedtime Story
• III
• My Father's Fortune
• Mother at the Mirror, 1939
• Oklahoma Pastoral
• My Father's Bulldogs
• Marshmallows
• Evening Dawn
• Hearts
• Farm Dogs
• That Summer
• The Death and Resurrection of Jesse James
• Evening, Milking
• To Death, For My Father
• St. Petersburg, My Father Walks the Beach
• Poem
• IV
• Snowstorm on Mozart's Birthday
• The Blue Turtle
• In the Palm of Space
• Poem

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