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Download Black Light: A Novel (Revised edition) by Galway Kinnell PDF

By Galway Kinnell

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Black Light is a voyage of discovery and transformation. Set in Iran, it tells the tale of Jamshid, a quiet uncomplicated carpet mender, who someday without notice commits a homicide and is compelled to escape. With this violent act his previous lifestyles ends and an odd new lifestyles begins.

Galway Kinnell combines his reward for targeted imagery with a storyteller's ability during this trip around the Iranian desert—away from the delicate self-righteous virtues of followed ethical culture, into the illness and sexual confusion of agonizing self-knowledge.

First released in 1966 by way of Houghton Mifflin, this greatly revised paperback version of Black Light brings a wonderful novel again into print

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Download City of Dreadful Night (Canongate Classics) by James Thomson PDF

By James Thomson

Brought by way of Edwin Morgan. during this haunting poem from the latter a part of the 19th century, Scots-born author James Thomson expected the fashionable age’s nightmare imaginative and prescient of the town as a spot of loneliness, alienation and non secular depression. not like the overdue Victorian self belief throughout him, Thomson dared to stand the prospect that the universe used to be completely detached to human affairs. The unusual and darkish photographs within the urban of Dreadful evening became a landmark of contemporary literature, for the tomb-like streets and empty squares during this memorable poem preceded T.S Eliot’s The Waste Land, and the darker visions of expressionism and surrealism via over forty-five years. released in instalments in 1874 after which in booklet shape in 1880, town of Dreadful evening has lengthy been unavailable as an entire textual content. This fascinating new version is brought and annotated via Edwin Morgan, lengthy an admirer of Thomson’s paintings, and a number one glossy poet in his personal correct.

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Download Zeppo's First Wife: New and Selected Poems (Phoenix Poets) by Gail Mazur PDF

By Gail Mazur

Extensively acclaimed for increasing the stylistic barriers of either the narrative and meditative lyric, Gail Mazur’s poetry crackles with verbal invention as she confronts the inevitable upheavals of a lived lifestyles. Zeppo’s First spouse, along with excerpts from Mazur’s 4 past books, in addition to twenty-two new poems, is epitomized via the worldly longing of the name poem, with its looking poignancy and comedian bravura. Mazur’s explorations of “this fallen global, this loony world” are deeply relocating acts of empathy by means of a unique ethical sensibility—evident from the earliest poem incorporated the following, the much-anthologized “Baseball,” a beautiful bird’s-eye view of human foibles and passions. Clear-eyed, choked with paradoxical griefs and appetites, her poems courageous the main pressing subjects—from the fraught luscious Eden of the ballpark, to the fragility of our closest human ties, to the results for the USA in an international the place strength and conflict are cataclysmic for the powerful in addition to the susceptible.

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Download Reprises by Guy Lizotte PDF

By Guy Lizotte

« los angeles parution de "Reprises", c'est comme si le poète de Coppell - c'était là un de ses surnoms - venait partager à nouveau quelques "morceaux d'enfance", quelques "nelliganteries" comme il appelait parfois ces photographs fugaces et souvent étonnantes qu'il prenait plaisir à lancer dans l. a. dialog, sans prétention.

« Aujourd'hui, quand je pense à man Lizotte, je pense à sa poésie, à sa façon de dire autrement les gestes et les émotions du quotidien. On peut lire ses poèmes comme une façon fraîche et spontanée, peut-être naïve, de voir et de sentir les choses. C'est une invitation à "lire los angeles nature" autrement, à voir l. a. beauté ou l. a. gravité de ce qui nous entoure d'une façon originale, par los angeles magie et l. a. liberté des mots. los angeles poésie de man Lizotte est aussi un gros bouquet d'émotions, souvent douloureuses. Plonger dans son univers, c'est côtoyer l. a. solitude, los angeles souffrance, mais aussi l'enfance, los angeles beauté et le rêve. C'est toujours aller à los angeles rencontre de soi. »
(Extraits de los angeles préface de Johanne Melançon)

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Download Thunderbird by Dorothea Lasky PDF

By Dorothea Lasky

"In traces that ring a bell in me of ways William Carlos Williams insisted that in basic terms the mind's eye provides us entry to truth, Lasky's poems evoke a convention of residing, as bloody and lousy and beautiful as dwelling can ever be."—Julia Bloch, Bitch

"The attractive factor approximately Lasky, in all her paintings, yet fairly the following, is her skill to create that very same feel of earnestness, the experience that she is telling you a secret."—InDigest journal, InDigest Picks

Go, courageous and mild reader, with Dorothea Lasky to the "purple lodge / the place the poultry lives." select her, as you might have willingly long past down the darkish passages prior to, together with her bare-faced poems for information. Thunderbird's managed rage plunges into the black inside armed with not anything yet guts and Lasky's personal fiery middle to gentle the way in which.

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Download The poetry of Menotti Lerro by Lerro, Menotti; Lerro, Menotti; La Marca, Maria Rosaria; PDF

By Lerro, Menotti; Lerro, Menotti; La Marca, Maria Rosaria; Mangham, Andrew

Menotti Lerro is among the best poets of modern day Europe. Born in a small village simply open air of Salerno, Southern Italy, in 1980, he has produced a powerful variety of guides, together with essays, poetry, fiction, autobiography, and drama. His is a poetry all for robust imagery, the physicality and vulnerability of the physique, the that means of gadgets, the translation of thoughts, and the philosophical significance of identification. For the 1st time, the wealthy colors and textures of Lerro s verse come in English. This quantity provides the ability of the poet s voice in all its aching beauty and demonstrates the way it represents the sounds and rhythms of a brand new iteration

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Download Fifty Soviet Poets by Vladimir Ognev, Dorian Rottenberg PDF

By Vladimir Ognev, Dorian Rottenberg

A treasury of contemporary soviet poetry. Works of fifty sleek - publish 1920 - Russian poets with textual content in Russian on one facet and English at the different. Illustrated with images of the poets and pill biographies. comprises Yevgeni Yevtushenko, Boris Pasternak, Boris Slutsky, Alexander Prokofiev, Nikolai Zabolotsky, Anna Akhmatova, Nikolai Aseyev, Rasul Gamzatov, Silva Kaputikyan, Samuel Marshak, Sergei Mikhalkov and so on.

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Download Special Orders by Edward Hirsch PDF

By Edward Hirsch

In targeted Orders, the popular poet Edward Hirsch brings us a brand new sequence of tightly crafted poems, paintings that demonstrates an exciting growth of his tone and material. it truly is with a mix of grief and pleasure that Hirsch examines what he calls "the minor triumphs, the key failures" of his existence up to now, in strains that display a startling frankness within the guy composing them, a fearlessness in confronting his personal inner divisions: "I lived among my middle and my head, / like a married couple who can't get along," he writes in "Self-portrait." those poems represent a profound, occasionally painful self-examination, via the top of which the poet marvels on the feel of expectancy and transformation he feels. His fifteen-year-old son strolling on Broadway is a fledgling approximately to sail out over the treetops; he has a brand new love, passionately defined in "I want i'll Paint You"; he's able to reside, he tells us, "solitary, bittersweet, and totally free."

More own than any of his earlier collections, unique Orders is Edward Hirsch's most important booklet up to now.

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Download Monologue of a Dog by Clare Cavanagh, Stanisław Barańczak, Wisława Szymborska PDF

By Clare Cavanagh, Stanisław Barańczak, Wisława Szymborska

First released in 2005.

From a author whom Charles Simic calls "one of the best poets living" comes a suite of witty, compassionate, contemplative, and regularly fabulous poems. Szymborska writes with verve approximately every little thing from love unremembered to keys mislaid within the grass. The poems will look, for the 1st time, facet by way of aspect with the Polish originals, in a booklet to please new and outdated readers alike.

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