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An Open Book (poems)

An Open Book (2004) is a collection of poems by Orson Scott Card.

Contents

I - Hunger, Love, and Death

  • Walking on Water
  • Short-Lived Creatures
  • Echo
  • Grain of the Wood
  • Of a Private History
  • This Is the Poem I Made Then
  • I Go Out the Door
  • The Man Who Came Back from the Lunar Colony
  • 5 a.m.
  • Declaration
  • Myrtle Beach
  • Elves
  • Light and Shade
  • Rapunzel Summons the Prince
  • In Touch
  • My Son in Love
  • Barbarians
  • Browning, Cummings, Tennyson
  • To One Not Poisoned Yet
  • To Alice, Recently of Wonderland
  • How Do You Know You Love Me?
  • Lovers Do
  • In Winter I Wrote Love Poems
  • Hands
  • Old House
  • Old Mother
  • Grandfather Is Home from Seattle
  • He Died of Cystic Fibrosis at 24
  • Prayer in the ICU
  • Grandma in the Corner, Dying
  • O Hurried Guest
  • A Poem for Erin's First Christmas
  • Worlds Might Stumble
  • When
  • Of My Beloved Son

II - Apocalyptic Verses

  • Tin Men
  • On Another Road
  • If I Hadn't Overturned the Stone
  • Dog and Bear
  • Winter of Wishes
  • Judge
  • One Will Be Taken
  • Broken Kings
  • Hordes
  • Outside the Ark
  • Potion for Immortality
  • From a Spirit to the One Possessed
  • Warning to a Long-Haired Woman
  • Redeemers
  • Fire at the End of the World
  • Point Most West
  • No Snow White
  • Mammon
  • Needle

III - Wholly Writ

  • Corn Is the Soil Song
  • Last Supper
  • Slight Bread
  • If Jesus Wept
  • Holy Moments
  • John 4:14, 15
  • Unremarkable They Grow
  • Is Prophecy a Gift?
  • Jacob Smith of Somerset
  • Openings
  • Thou Whose Hand Is Ever Light
  • Deep Slow Illness
  • All That the Earth Can Yield

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