Books The Old Woman, the Tulip, and the Dog by Alicia Suskin Ostriker Paperback, 80 pages, Univ of Pittsburgh Pr, List Price: $15.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Old Woman, the Tulip, and the DogAuthorAlicia Suskin Ostriker Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Each three-stanza poem in this collection contains the voices of an old woman full of memories, a glamorous tulip and an earthy dog who always has the last word. Genres: Poetry Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about The Old Woman, the Tulip, and the Dog Poetry Ice Cube Sculptures, Tulips And Death: A 2014 Poetry Preview January 4, 2014 There's a lot to look forward to in the upcoming year, including collections about religious faith, books that push the boundaries of what we can call poetry and some poems that are too hot for your average English class. Critic Craig Morgan Teicher walks us through the highlights of the year ahead.