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Train Ride to Bucharest
Lucia Cherciu

Sheep Meadow Press



Contents

• A BUCKET OF BITTER CHERRIES
• Hiding the I
• Torture
• The Butcher
• Milk and Wine
• How to Make Your Mother Laugh
• Fitting for New Socks
• As If She Knew
• Stealing the Pattern
• Double-Distilled Plum Brandy
• Washing Our Hair
• The Express
• Train Ride to Bucharest
• Volunteer at the Ceaușescu Palace
• They Stole the Bell
• Night Watchman during Communism
• Procession
• Women in "Trouble"
• Four Children
• Snow Storm with Mama Tudura
• She Had it All
• Homeless
• Blossoming
• Contraption for torture
• a Bucket of Bitter Cherries
• A Veil Still Covered the Garden
• Reluctance
• A Print above the Kitchen Sink
• On Every Grain of Wheat
• For Father Tudor Marin
• Guardians of the Voronet Blue (1487)
• Only the Rich Had a Well
• Pending Sale
• Sea Buckthorn Berries
• Previous Owners
• Linden Tea
• Pickled Peppers
• Amaryllis
• It Took Three Days
• Spring in a Second Language
• Walking on the Highway
• Spring Fretting
• Fear
• Excuses
• The Drove for Twenty Hours to Clean up the House
• At Night the Apples at the Store Know Better
• Revision
• Translating My Own Poems
• The New Edition
• Infinitive Verbs
• Orientation
• Tasty Words
• Inedible Words
• The Women at the MET
• Days of Not Writing
• A Gardenia for My Mother
• My Mother Dreams
• American Woman
• A BOUQUET OF TULIPS
• Only Two Minutes from Our House
• In This World, May It Be for Your Soul
• Nettles
• The Train
• No Listening
• Tact
• Letting Go
• Three Kilos of Nails
• He Gave His Eighty-Four-Year-Old Father a Haircut
• Bookmarks
• Learning a Name
• Don't Accept All the Dolls that Find Their Way into the House
• A Bouquet of Tulips
• Eyesight
• My Father's Trees
• I Wanted to Comb My Fingers Through His Hair
• Horse Chestnuts in Bloom
• Returning Alone
• The Soul Was Thirsty
• Telling a Story with Gestures
• My Father Is Talking to Karen
• An Empty House
• That Last Summer
• My Father's Prayer Book
• Like a Burglar
• Folding Laundry
• He Inspires Me
• FLIGHT HOME
• Airport Security Check
• Preserves
• The New Church
• Prayer
• Counterfeit Honey
• The Repairs
• The Collector
• Elderberry Syrup
• The Ticket Home
• Working in Shifts
• Silk Stockings
• Fifty Cardigans
• Our Hands
• To Keep Away Wild Boars
• Wild Mushrooms
• Nostalgia
• Sânzienele
• Rusaliile
• La Mogoșoaia
• Reading Dante Together
• Tutoring Lessons
• Immigrants' Return
• How Language Subsides
• Comfort
• Driving on the Bridge
• The Fish
• Beauty and Blue
• Meanwhile, at her Desk
• Unfinished Projects
• She Was So Lazy
• Groggy, Revision
• The Smell of Books
• Doubt
• Romance with Ticks
• Spring in a New House
• Quinces in the Hudson Valley
• Prayer Trees
• A Different Sense of Space
• Our Choir Director
• He Scrimps
• The New Owner
• Home Ownership Rights
• Keepsakes
• Teaching Romanian to My Two Year Old
• WANDERLUST
• Writer in Residence at Mama Tudura
• But Did You Listen to All Those Stories?
• Mama Culița
• They Gave Away a Tree
• The Bell of His Deeds
• Plum Orchards
• The Tree
• At Night
• We Didn't Put Old People in Nursing Homes
• Dragobete
• How to Make Elderberry Lemonade
• Nettle Bath
• They Washed the Bones in Wine
• Only the Old
• Slaughtering the Pig
• I Didn't Fight to Keep Them
• Tracing Back the Eyes
• School
• Math Examination
• The Paradise of Books
• August Heat Wave
• Student in Bucharest
• "Oh, Egg Sublime"
• American Accent
• How Many Thousands of Words
• Thick Coffee like Molasses
• Control by Utilities
• Like Fate
• Tell Me Again
• What the Mother Said on the Phone to Her Son
• Layover at a Busy Hub
• God, Don't Let Me Die in Spring
• Marie Ponsot Had Seven Children
• The Ghost of My Dissertation Director
• Snow Storm
• Wearing Something New
• A Perilous Bridge
• Wanderlust
• Longing
• Epithalamium I
• Epithalamium II
• Epithalamium III
• Prayer for a Gardenia
• Sage and Mint
• Prayer for Bees
• Bags
• Love Affair with Salt
• Shopping for a Bathing Suit at Victoria's Secret
• What I Learned from Christine Severson
• Abuse
• Romance with Compost
• Romance with Leaves
• Cage
• An Appetizer Called Couches
• Bathing Your Feet
• Breastfeeding during a Snow Storm
• Marginalia
• Glossary

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