Works and DaysBook - 2016
Part springtime journal (zwhy are there thorns?y), Works and Days meditates on the first wasps and chipmunks of the season, times passage, grackle hearts, and dandelions, while also collecting dozens of poems considering the Catholic Church, Sir Thomas Browne, zGo Awayy welcome mats, books, floods (znever of dollar moneyy), the invention of words, local politics, friendships, property development, dogs, and Hesiod. Every page delights. As the poet herself notes: zMy name is Bernadette Mayer, sometimes / I am at the head of my class.y.
Publisher: New York : New Directions Book, 2016
Branch Call Number: Poetry 811.54 May