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Roderick, David

uncg

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Ask me to stay 2010 629 The poems in this thesis are concerned with memory, loss, sense of place, physicality and violence. These poems were composed over a two year course of study in the Creative Writing Program at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro....
Late afternoon at the zoo. 2010 281 This thesis comprises a collection of poems completed as a student in the Masters of Fine Arts program at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. It is a menagerie of beasts, human or otherwise, who develop relationships with people or with n...
Nemasket river myths 2010 208 This thesis is a collection of poems written over two years of study in the MFA Creative Writing program at UNC Greensboro. Poems dig up and tamper with myths concerning the sanctity of the dead, the nuclear family, cruelty, co-dependent lovers, and ...
Cut the body loose 2011 3995 This thesis was written over the two years spent in the UNCG M.F.A. program. It deals with exploring different functions and maladies of the human body and giving those oddities voices. It searches out different perspectives in which the self is view...
Thaw 2012 21 These poems examine our dichotomies--fate and possibility, violence and love, faith and disbelief. The speakers in these poems are concerned with the tensions we face when addressing identity, and the consequences we don't always understand. Through ...
Inside edge 2012 34 These poems explore what it means to be a young woman. They are about a speaker coming to an understanding of the influences that have shaped her, including the cultural influences of myth, art, and sport, and the personal influences of family legend...