Here New And Selected Poems
Poetry. This handsome edition of Marjorie Wlish's new and selected poetry has been described by C.D. Wright as Wrenching, obdurate music. There may be no known correspondences for Marjorie Welish's mind. The poems neither describe nor situate but compose
Poetry. Literary Nonfiction. "The world has long been full of praise for Jim Sallis's crime novels' poetic prose and richly-described landscapes. It is time that we simply call Sallis a poet, one who depicts and reveals our inner landscape. These poems in BLACK NIGHT'S GONNA CATCH ME HERE] are both musical and plainspoken; they do not employ 'exalted speech' (as he says, 'we fought it.
One of America's major contemporary poets, Pattiann Rogers is known for her penetrating perception, striking imagery, and intricate sense of the often elusive connections between humankind and their world. For Firekeeper, Rogers has assembled her best work, deleting some poems from the original edition and adding others. Here are such resonant older poems as "Suppose Your Father Was a Redbird" and "Rolling Naked in the Morning Dew," along with such masterful new poems as "The Dream of the Marsh Wren: Reciprocal Creation," "Born of a Rib," and "Generations.
A lively selection by J.D. McClatchy, the distinguished poet, critic, and editor, casts Millay's career in a new light. Here are familiar favorites alongside neglected gems: translations, a verse play, songs from her opera libretto "The King's Henchman," and the complete sonnet sequence "Fatal Interview."
"Here are poems of intelligent consideration and a deft and heart-born music, filled with the gleam of particularity and a lushness of language and substance."-Jane Hirshfield"In this collection of poems, Carol Moldaw brings the reader to a world where contrasting things form a union that is distanced by mystery-either by the mystery within the things themselves, or the mystery that surrounds them, yet this bond is necessary and complete.
Here is a landmark collection celebrating the remarkable range of Maxine Kumin, one of America s greatest living poets. Where I Live gathers poems from five previous books, together with twenty-three new poems that pay homage to Kumin s farm life and also to poets of the past. from The Taste of Apple I could hardly see as he hoisted the great swaying body aloft and bore it across the road to the hole and in the cold dark I poured a libation of apple juice for the earth to welcome his corpse some drops spilled on his chestnut flank and some dribbled on his cheek and splashed onto his yellow teeth as he lay deep on one side and my hand shook I could hardly see rocking my grief back and forth over this kind death the taste of apple wasting in his mouth.
Collected here are poems from Ai's previous five books Cruelty, Killing Floor, Sin, Fate, and Greed along with seventeen new poems. Employing her trademark ferocity, these new dramatic monologues continue to mine this award-winning poet's "often brilliant
from Enormously Sad. Sad, so sad-compared to what?To your earlier more oblivious state?It never was oblivious enough-always those presentiments of sadnessprickling the limbic. Now a voice says, Get outsideyourself, go walk on the flats. The tide's gone outâ but your little metal detector will detect little metallic coinsof enormous sadness in the teeming wet sand, and then, the tide will come back, erasing, cleansing! And you, standing there in the salty scouring air-will you still be enormously sad, While the other world, outside your tiny purview, struckby iron, reels? World of intentional iron, pure savageorganized iron of the world, it hasn't the timethat you have for your puny enormous sadness.
Being Here"is the first book to survey the entire span of Vincent O Sullivan s poetry, from "Bearings "(1973) to new poems first published in this volume. On display is the full range of the wit, intellectual agility and arresting beauty of one of New Zealand literature s finest poets."
This book is an invitation to consider a new perspective on how to navigate your life. Regardless of age or background, there is a commonality to human experience, from the tools we are all given to help with life's suffering, to the challenges we face. How can one be in the world while staying true to one's higher self? What is the purpose of living a soul life? And can it prepare us for the inevitability of death? The 150 poems collected within these pages span many ages and cultures, having been selected for their capacity to affirm, to comfort, and perhaps even to advise us in the course of our day-to-day struggles.