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Stickball on 88th Street

Willis Barnstone

Stickball on 88th Street

a child"s NY memorysongs

by Willis Barnstone

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Published by Colorado Quarterly in Boulder .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • City and town life -- New York (State) -- New York -- Poetry.,
    • Children -- New York (State) -- New York -- Poetry.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesColorado quarterly.
      StatementWillis Barnstone ; illustrated by Karmen Effenberger.
      ContributionsThompson, Karmen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3552.A722 S8 1978
      The Physical Object
      Pagination81 p. :
      Number of Pages81
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4379419M
      LC Control Number78623837

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Comic, tragic, colorful, and adventurous, Stickball on 88th Street is a sequence of thirty-four narrative poems that follows its speaker from boyhood to college. It’s a memory book, bound with vignettes of school, family life, and the streets of New York City, as well as Maine and Mexico, culminating with a swan dive in Colorado.

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Boulder: Colorado Quarterly, © Genre/Form: Electronic books Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Barnstone, Willis, Stickball on 88th Street. Pasadena, CA: Red Hen Press, © Stickball is a street game related to baseball, usually formed as a pick-up game played in large cities in the Northeastern United States, especially New York City and equipment consists of a broom handle and a rubber ball, typically a spaldeen, pensy pinky, high bouncer or tennis rules come from baseball and are modified to fit the situation.

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Awards. Please see our awards page for details on our ten annual literary awards. Unsolicited Submissions. Red Hen Press is an independent, non-profit press that publishes about twenty books of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry every year.

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Judges shall recuse themselves from considering any manuscript where they recognize the work. In the event of recusal, a manuscript score previously assigned by the managing editor of the press will be substituted.Author of seventy books, recent volumes are Poetics of Translation (Yale, ), The Gnostic Bible (Shambhala, ), Life Watch (BOA, ), BORDER OF A DREAM: SELECTED POEMS OF ANTONIO MACHADO (), Restored New Testament (Norton, ), Stickball on 88th Street (Red Hen Press, ), Dawn Cafe in Paris (Sheep Meadow, ), The Poems of.