Table of contents for Spectral waves : new and uncollected poems / Madeline DeFrees.

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I
The Poetry of Eyes
Smokehouse Blues
The Eye
Broken Sleep
Naming the Cataracts
Simple Questions
Dressing the Dead Girl by Gustave Courbet
An Elegy for Dan
The Visionary under the Knife
II
The Poetry of Spiders
Mythology of Spider Silk
Three Things That Make Me Outrageously Happy in March
Spiders in Camouflage
Synthesizing Spider Silk
Lodestar
Electrical Impulses
The Magdalen with the Nightlight by Georges de La Tour
On My Sixtieth Birthday, I Work at the Yellow Sun
Spider Folklore
Delicate Pleasures
III
The poetry of earth
Questions of Interior Decoration
Two for Wallace Stevens
1. Floral Study
2. The Logic of Poetry
The Spider in Brewer's Dictionary
Vascular Diagnostics
Time Exposure
Confidence Man
The Repentant Magdalen by Georges de La Tour
Serpentine Soliloquy
After a tearful morning
IV
The Poetry of Swans
Astronomy
The Courtship of Birds
To a Former Lover in His Sanctuary
The scissor-tailed swallow
Paula Executes the Angels
To a Crow Outside My Bay Window
"After great pain, a formal feeling comes"
The Wild Parrots
V
A Crown of Sonnets for "The King"
1. The Undertaker's Dream
2. Reality Sets In
3. DOA
4. Code Blue
5. War Hero's Welcome
6. Parade of Beautiful Women
7. Graceland: The Meditation Garden
Figures for a Carrousel
1. The Man
2. The Woman
3. The Music
4. The Ride
5. The Child
6. The Family Group
7. Getting Off
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