Days Like Prose

Second Edition

Alan Michael Parker

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Retail Price: $18.00
Subject Category: Poems
Length: 69 pages
Size: 6 x 9 inches
Binding: paper
Forthcoming April 15, 2019
ISBN: 978-1-60226-019-1

 

Days Like Prose, Alan Michael Parker's debut poetry collection, was originally published by Alef Books in 1997. Publishers Weekly described it as "a book of stirring, quiet beauty." And the National Book Critics Circle named it a Notable Book of the Year.

This 2019 edition includes all of the original poems, freshly typeset and designed. Fans of Parker will prize this volume to complete their collections of his work, and readers who have not yet discovered him will have the pleasure of beginning at his beginning.

Book Excerpts

Selected Poems [PDF]

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface to the 2019 Edition

A Little Something
Days Like Prose
Mud
Song
Gents'
Landscape with Cows
Two Suns
The Widow
Up
Hush
Wheat
The Fence
Song as if the Spirit World Were Flesh
Lullaby
Magpie
About the Timberline
The Meniscus
If Steam Is Water's Memory
7 Types of Congruity
Facts and Figures
Hopscotch
The Ticket
The Geese
The Copper Beech
Tsankawi
Epithalamium: In Our Cities
Lacrimae Rerum
The Sears Catalogue
Alchemy
Reading Antony and Cleopatra Aloud on Summer Vacation
A Short History of Numbers

About the Author
Other Books by Alan Michael Parker