Words for My Daughter (National Poetry Series)

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John Balaban is the author of a dozen books of poetry, prose, and Vietnamese translations whose prizes include the Lamont Award, the William Carlos Williams Award, and two National Book Award nominations. His work has been featured on NPR's "Fresh Air," New York Times, and Utne Reader. He teaches at North Carolina State University.

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Agua Fria Y Las Chicharras: 1. Alhambra
Agua Fria Y Las Chicharras: 2. Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico
Agua Fria Y Las Chicharras: 3. Rosale's
At 4:00 A.m. Asleep
Atomic Ghost
Chasing Out The Demons
Crossing West Nebraska, Looking For Blue Mountain
Daddy Out Hitchhiking At 3:00 A.m.
Daddy's Acting Odd In Springtime (march 1)
Daddy's Acting Odd In Springtime (march 15)
Daddy's Acting Odd In Springtime (march 16)
Deer Kill
Eliseo's Cabin, Taos Pueblo
Estuary
Flying Home
For A Missing In Action
For John Haag, Logger, Sailor, Housepainter, Poet, Professor
For My Sister In Warminster General Hospital
Heading Out West
Kate And Gary's Bar, Red River, New Mexico
Let Him Be
Lovers Near Jemez Springs
Mr. Giai's Poem
Passing Through Albuquerque
Peyote Villanelle
Riding Westward
Snowbound
Some Things That Happened Before My Daughter's Birth
South Of L.a.
Spring-watching Pavilion
Taos Mountain
Tavern By A Mountain Stream
Thoughts Before Dawn; For Mary Bui Thi Khuy, 1944-1969
Walking Down Into Cebolla Canyon
Words For My Daughter
The Water Buffalo (hanoi, 1972)
A Woman Alone On The Road
Autumn Landscape
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