Table of contents for The incentive of the maggot : poems / Ron Slate ; [foreword by Robert Pinsky].


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CONTENTS
Foreword by Robert Pinsky viii
I.
Writing Off Argentina 3
The Final Call 6
Belgium 8
Small Talk in Munich 10
The Demise of Camembert 12
Crow Menace in Tokyo 14
End of the Peacock Throne 16
Astride the Meridian 18
The Plan for Cyprus 20
II.
They Called Me 25
Shame 27
When I Returned 29
Light Fingers 31
After Long Silence 33
Hermaphrodite Endormi 35
Warm Canto 36
Essential Tremor 37
Granite City 39
Safe Passage 41
III.
Apparition of the Virgin 45
Monuments 47
The Watchman 50
The Incentive of the Maggot 52
One Firefly 55
"Ritorna-Me" 57
From the City of Refuge 59
What Was Normal 61
Tristia at Neap Tide 63
Turbulent Ferry,Evening 65
Notes 66
Acknowledgments 67


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