Degree Type

Thesis

Date of Award

2015

Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts

Department

English

First Advisor

Debra Marquart

Abstract

Table of Contents:

A fraction escapes the square root. Dig site -- In the auction barn (1) -- Skull -- Nouns that were once verbs -- Animal locomotion -- All his precious things were feminine, named -- Agretti -- Crèche -- 1st postcard (½ year later) -- Resistant -- Souvenirs -- Never carry more sacred things than the number of your hands -- Recovering Doves -- Passengers -- What remains. What remains (1) -- The grace of their breakage. The persistence of memory -- Field guide -- Each tree, once cut, contains the fuel of its own destruction -- Layover -- Surveilling -- Still life -- We met in the attic -- Surfacing -- Broken in -- You act like incomplete sentences are the most -- Alert: animals fleeing the park -- Harvest day -- What remains (2) -- Initiation -- Scarabaeidae. Scarabaeidae -- Part sand, part soil, part tree. Information assurance -- Des Moines Lobe -- Mother of pearl -- Impostor protostome -- 9 years later -- Resonance -- Half-life -- In the auction barn (2) -- X, Y, & other symbols -- Backstage before a concert -- Giant -- Subduction zone -- Chemistry/arrival -- Adventitious roots -- I know where you are.

DOI

https://doi.org/10.31274/etd-180810-3929

Copyright Owner

Claire Elizabeth Kruesel

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

File Size

99 pages

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