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Last Call Poems on Alcoholism, Addiction, and Deliverance

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ISBN-10: 0964115182

ISBN-13: 9780964115187

Edition: 1997

Authors: Sarah Gorham, Jeffrey Skinner

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Sarah Gorham is the author of two collections of poetry, Don't Go Back to Sleep (Galileo Press, 1989) and The Tension Zone (FourWay Books, 1996). Her work has appeared widely in such places as The Nation, Antaeus, Poetry, The Kenyon Review, Grand Street, The Missouri Review, The Georgia Review, The Southern Review, and Poetry Northwest, where in 1990 she won the Carolyn Kizer Award. She has received grants from the Kentucky State Arts Council, the Kentucky Foundation for Women, the Delaware State Arts Council, and the Connecticut Commission on the Arts, She is Editor-in-Chief and President of Sarabande Books, Inc. Jeffrey Skinner has published three collections of poetry, Late Stars…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Sarabande Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/1/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Jeffrey Skinner is the author of five books of poetry, most recentlySalt Water Amnesia(Ausable Press, 2005), and two anthologies of poems,Last Call: Poems on Alcoholism, Addiction, and Deliverance; andPassing the Word: Poets and Their Mentors. Poems have appeared inThe New Yorker, The Atlantic, The Nation, The American Poetry Review, Poetry, BOMB, andThe Paris Review, and his poems, plays and stories have gathered grants, fellowships, and awards from such sources as the National Endowment for the Arts, The Ingram Merrill Foundation, the Howard Foundation, and the state arts agencies of Connecticut, Delaware, and Kentucky.

Introduction
Good-bye
Genealogy
Co-alcoholic
How the Healing Takes Place
Loudmouth Soup
Amiel's Leg
The Neighborhood of Make-Believe
A Large Branch Splintered off a Tree in a Storm
All the Soups
His
For Her Children
A Small Pain
Who Knew
Sweeping the Floor
On the Lawn at the Drug Rehab Center
Fall
The Memory
Concerning That Prayer I Cannot Make
Disasterology
Friends and High Places
Modern Day Sisyphus
1977
First Person Omniscient
The Multiple Floor
Love Story in Subtitles
Runaway
Incognito
The Leaving
Recovery
How Many Times
The Mother
The Promise
The Dream
Even Now You Are Leaving
3 A.M. Kitchen: My Father Talking
Coming Home
On Your Own
Kidnaper
Welcome Back, Mr. Knight: Love of My Life
Another Poem for Me (after Recovering from an O.D.)
A Wasp Woman Visits a Black Junkie in Prison
Feeling Fucked Up
Addiction
I Feel Unattractive during Mating Season
Drinking Beer with Sir
Turning into an Oak Tree
The First Sober Morning
Adagio
Visiting Hour
Lost Fugue for Chet
The Heavens
The Honor
The Words of a Toast
The Leopard
Poor Zelda
Enough
Let Go of It
The Family Man
A Good Man's Fate
Butchertown
Sole of Dover
Your Sister Life
Woman in the Red House
Sobert Ghost
The Summer after Last
How I Shaded the Book
But Beautiful
The Summer Was Not Long Enough
American River Sky Alcohol Father
Everyone Was Drunk
The Drinker's Wife Writes Back
Night Lake
Forces
Trust Me
The River at Wolf
Alcohol
NyQuil
Drinking While Driving
Luck
The Old Days
Gravy
Contributors' Notes
The Editors
Acknowledgments