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SADNESS OF DAYS: Selected and New Poems.

Salinas, Luis Omar.

ISBN 10: 0934770581 / ISBN 13: 9780934770583
Published by Houston: Arte Publico Press, (1987)
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First edition - First printing, a trade paperback original. A selection of poems from five earlier books, and fourteen new poems by this award-winning Chicano poet, who grew up in a Texas border town. 160 pp. Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. Bookseller Inventory # 67920

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Title: SADNESS OF DAYS: Selected and New Poems.

Publisher: Houston: Arte Publico Press, (1987)

Binding: Soft cover

Edition: 1st Edition

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A collection of two decades worth of the poet's work


After Basho
After I'm Gone
Ambitious Anarchist
Among The Flowers
As Evening Lays Dying
As I Look To The Literate
Aztec Angel
Back In Town Again
A Beautiful Nun's Sorrow
Beyond The Sea
The Bit Crazy
The Boats
By The Elms
Come Pick Up My Body
Coming Back From It
Crazy Gypsy
Darkness Under The Trees
Drunk Cemeteries
Early Death
Falling And Remembering
For Armenia
Fragments For Fall
A Fresh Start
The Ghost Of Emiliano Zapata
Going North
Good Night
How Much Are You Worth
I Am America
I Go Dreaming Roads In My Youth
I Go Dreaming Serenades
I Go Voyaging Afternoons
I Jig Lightheaded
I Live Among The Shadows
I Salute The Dead
I Sigh In The Afternoon
I Surrender In The March Of My Bones
I Toss Smiles Toward The Open Sea
I Want To Tell You
I'm On My Way
I'm Walking Behind The Spanish
Imbecile Lament
In A Foggy Morning
In Life
In Mazatlan
In The Thick Of Darkness
It Was Sunday
It Will Be Darkness Soon
Last Tango In Fresno
Late Evening Conversation With My Friend's Dog, Moses
Letter Left For Jon Veinberg
Letter To Leonard Adame
Letter To Soto
Letter Too Late To Vallejo
Lover In A Mad World
Magnificent Little Gift
Many Things Of Death
Mexico, Age Four
The Muse Goes Daydreaming
My Dead Friends Are Hitchhiking
My Father Is A Simple Man
My Quixotic Bang Up
Nights And Days
The Nuns Too Would Be Proud
The Odds
Ode To Cervantes
Ode To Miguel Hernandez
Ode To The Mexican Experience
On A Friend Who Drowned And Whose Body Was Never Recovered
On A Visit To A Halfway House After A Long Absence
On A Windy Night In Monterrey, Mexico
Poem Before A Tremendous Drunk
Poem For Charles Warrington Moulton
Prelude To Darkness
The Road Of El Sueno By The Sea
Romance In The Twilight
Rosita, The Future Waits With Hands Of Swans
The Sadness Of Days
Salinas Is On His Way
Salinas Sees Romance Coming His Way
Salinas Sends Messengers To The Stars
Salinas Summering At The Caspian And Thinking Of Hamlet
Salinas Wakes Early And Goes To The Park
Someone Is Buried
Soto Thinking Of The Ocean
Sunday ... Dig The Empty Sounds
That My Name Is Omar
This Is About The Way It Should Be
This Is What I Said
This May Morning
Through The Hills Of Spain
Until Daybreak
Until Heaven Gets Tired
Visions Of Flowers
Watching It Move
When The Stars Get Angry And Coo Above Our Heads
When This Life No Longer Smells Of Roses
The Woman Who Follows Me Home From The Park
Women Like Taverns I've Dreamt
You Are Not Here
-- Table of Poems from Poem Finder®

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