The horizontal life: poems, stories, essays

Debra K. Marquart, Iowa State University

Abstract

Table of Contents: Finding the words [poem] -- Playing for the door [short story] -- When the names still fit the faces [poem] -- Through the beaded curtain [essay] -- And who do you belong to? [poem] -- Naming the beast [short story] -- Riding shotgun through Iowa with Quest talking about all things inevitable [poem] -- The horizontal life [essay] -- Motorcade [poem] -- Getting wings [short story] -- Grandfather's hands [poem] -- The moon [short story] -- Doing the twist [poem] -- Talking Ander down [short story] -- The woman on the dance [poem] -- Santiago's dead [short story] -- Shit & the dream of it [poem] -- Intent to return [essay] -- Watching Joann Castle play [poem] -- Tombstone sales [short story] -- Somewhere in a house where you are not [poem].