Skip to Main Content
Have library access? Log in through your library
Sure Signs

Sure Signs: New and Selected Poems

TED KOOSER
https://www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctt6wrb2d
  • Cite this Item
  • Book Info
    Sure Signs
    Book Description:

    Named U.S. Poet Laureate for 2004-2006, Ted Kooser is one of America's masters of the short metaphorical poem. Dana Gioia has remarked that Kooser has written more perfect poems than any poet of his generation. Long admired and praised by other poets, Kooser is also accesible to the reader not familiar with contemporary poetry.

    eISBN: 978-0-8229-7926-5
    Subjects: Language & Literature

Table of Contents

Export Selected Citations Export to NoodleTools Export to RefWorks Export to EasyBib Export a RIS file (For EndNote, ProCite, Reference Manager, Zotero, Mendeley...) Export a Text file (For BibTex)
  1. SELF-PORTRAIT AT THIRTY-NINE
    (pp. 9-9)
  2. AT THE BUS STOP NEXT TO THE FUNERAL HOME
    (pp. 12-12)
  3. LIVING NEAR THE REHABILITATION HOME
    (pp. 17-17)
  4. SITTING ALL EVENING ALONE IN THE KITCHEN
    (pp. 22-22)
  5. THE SKELETON IN THE CLOSET
    (pp. 24-24)
  6. IN A COUNTRY CEMETERY IN IOWA
    (pp. 26-26)
  7. THE MAN WITH THE HEARING AID
    (pp. 27-27)
  8. HOW TO FORETELL A CHANGE IN THE WEATHER
    (pp. 41-41)
  9. IN THE KITCHEN, AT MIDNIGHT
    (pp. 45-45)
  10. AFTER THE FUNERAL: CLEANING OUT THE MEDICINE CABINET
    (pp. 46-46)
  11. NOTES ON THE DEATH OF NELS PAULSSEN, FARMER, AT THE RIPE OLD AGE OF 93
    (pp. 59-59)
  12. AFTER MY GRANDMOTHER’S FUNERAL
    (pp. 61-61)
  13. A HOT NIGHT IN WHEAT COUNTRY
    (pp. 62-62)
  14. THE BLIND ALWAYS COME AS SUCH A SURPRISE
    (pp. 65-65)
  15. THERE IS ALWAYS A LITTLE WIND
    (pp. 74-74)
  16. HOUSES AT THE EDGE OF TOWN
    (pp. 76-76)
  17. THE GOLDFISH FLOATS TO THE TOP OF HIS LIFE
    (pp. 86-86)
  18. THEY HAD TORN OFF MY FACE AT THE OFFICE
    (pp. 87-87)
  19. A DRY WINTER LETTER TO FRIENDS
    (pp. 91-91)