Mars and Her Children: Poems

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A major new collection of poems about women's lives and the closing circle of nature, from a bestselling poet. These poems celebrate the beauties of nature and the eternal cycle of love, death and birth that is being interrupted by the assault on the environment.

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Marge Piercy is the author of fifteen collections of poetry, including The Art of Blessing the Day; Early Grrrl; Mars and Her Children, My Mother’s Body; Available Light; Stone, Paper, Knife; The Moon Is Always Female; and her selected poems, Circles on the Water. Her book of craft essays, Parti-Colored Blocks for a Quilt, is part of the Poets on Poetry series of the University of Michigan Press, and she edited a poetry anthology, Early Ripening. In 1990 her poetry won the Golden Rose, the oldest poetry award in the country. She has written fourteen novels, including He, She and It (winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award), The Longings of Women and City of Darkness, City of Light. The novel Storm Tide, co-authored with her husband, Ira Wood, was published in June 1998. Her fiction and poetry have been translated into sixteen languages. She and her husband live on Cape Cod.

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The 31st Of March
Amidah: On Our Feet We Speak To You
Anxiety Wins A Round
Apple Sauce For Eve
The Ark Of Consequence
At The New Moon: Rosh Hodesh
Bell Song
Bite Into The Onion
Blizzard Comes
Blood Lake
The Book Of Ruth And Naomi
Cast Skins
The Cat's Song
Core Memory
Cousin, Cousine
Detroit Means Strait
Detroit, Summer Camp
The Diminishing Addition
Do Not Erect The Wall Before Yourselves
Domestic Danger
Dream Of White And Red Poppies
Dreaming The Frog's Sleep
The Ex In The Supermarket
Feeling Quite Temporary
The Foot Gnawed Off
For Each Age, Its Amulet
For Mars And Her Children Returning In March
For She Is A Tree Of Life
Fox Grapes
Frog Song
A Garden Of Words
Getting It Back
The Heart's Clock
Heel Should Not Be An Insult
Hot, Hotter
How The Full Moon Wakes You
The Hunger Moon
I Have Always Been Poor At Flirting
Imaging
In June All Things Wake Fully
It Ain't Heavy, It's My Purse
It Arrives Suddenly And Carries Us Off As Usual
Like Little Firecrackers In The Brain
A Line Of Dancers Through Time
Little Pischna Revisited
A Newly Sharpened Wind
Of The Patience Called Forth By Transition
Old Shoes
The Pain Came Back Like Something Sharp In My Eye
Peeled After Flu
Persimmon Pudding
The Possession
Practicing With The Windows Open
The Price Of The Body
Report Of The Fourteenth Subcommittee On Convening
Returning To The Cemetery In The Old Prague Ghetto
Runt Vigor
The Seduction Of Anticipated Pain
Sexual Selection Among Birds
Shabbat Moment
Shad Blow
Soft Coal Country
Softly During The Night
Subtle Commands Of The Earth
The Task Never Completed
Teaching Experience
Thinking Of Homer At Twilight
Three A.m. Feeding
Toward A Good Rooting Medium
Toward A Sudden Silence
True Romance
The Truth According To Ludd
Underwater Breathing
Waking With My Ears Ringing
We Speak Of Seeing The Heron, As If There Were Only One
Wet
The Whale We Are
What Crosses Over
When I Was Caddy
When Too Much Is Barely Enough
Why I Bought The Stupid Palm Tree Dish
The Wind Changes Around
Woman In The Bushes
Yearning To Repossess The Body
Yellow, Red, Blue
Your Eyes Recall Old Fantasies
Your Father's Fourth Heart Attack
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