A Doubtful House: Poems

A Doubtful House: Poems

by Alice B. Fogel


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Alice B. Fogel's new collection explores what happens to boundariespsychological, emotional, physical, formal, even syntacticalwhen people live together for a long time in one house. The house itself has the main point of view, and addresses all its inhabitants as you.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780872332324
Publisher: Bauhan Publishing
Publication date: 04/04/2017
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Alice Fogel is the poet laureate of New Hampshire. In addition to Strange Terrain (on how to appreciate poetry without necessarily “getting it”), she is the author of numerous poetry collections, including Interval: Poems Based on Bach’s Goldberg Variations, which won the Nicholas Schaffner Award for Music in Literature, and Be That Empty, a national poetry bestseller. An eight-time Pushcart nominee and a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship, her poems appear in many journals and anthologies. She leads writing and reading workshops across the country, and works one on one with learning disabled students at Landmark College in Putney, VT.

Table of Contents

The Doubtful House 9

House Keys 11

House of Answers 13

House of Flight 14

House of Talk 15

Thieves 17

House of Mirrors 19

The Housing 20

Charges 21

Footfalls 23

Guests 24

The Closet 25

The Constant House 27

House of Bad News 28

Anniversaries 30

Playhouse 32

Summer House 33

The Kitchen 35

House of Clothing 36

Dust 38

Mice 40

The Riven House 42

The Recurrent House 44

House of Habit 46

Eyes 47

Time 48

The Class House 49

Walls 51

House of Birds 53

House in the Garden 55

The Disappearing House 57

The Living Room 58

The Bedroom 60

House Cleaning 61

The Bathroom 63

House of Cards 65

Furniture 66

The Junk Drawer 68

Arson 70

Hoarding 72

The Real House 73

House Warming 74

The Porch 75

House of Pie 76

House of Rain 77

House of Happiness 78

The Word for House 79

Acknowledgments 80

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