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Title

Of Zebra

Document Type

Campus Access

Degree Program

English

Degree Type

Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)

Year Degree Awarded

2012

Month Degree Awarded

May

Keywords

illness, father, kid, mountain, zebra, general

Abstract

The following is a book of poetry, born of the chaos in leaving home and discovering loneliness within the confines of my own body. Sustaining a mixed vernacular, that of the rural Midwest, the Bible, medicine, and the strange, this book seeks a sympathy with illness and with those who suffer its symptoms. I drew much upon my childhood in particular the years spent going on rounds with my father at the local hospital.

First Advisor

Dara Wier

Second Advisor

Peter Gizzi

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