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Ancient Purple

Ancient Purple

by Goodman, Tobias

Ancient Purple contains fresh translations in contemporary language of forty-two entertaining selections from Greek or Latin. For each passage the author provides commentary that relates to many of today's issues and questions and that creates resonance and authenticity...

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Experimental Primate

Experimental Primate

by Flaster, Sue

Sue Flaster has confidence in her words. The verses move with a smooth exactness. Here is a perfectionist in the best sense. These poems are easy and accessable which makes her work recommendable to all readers.It would be hard to compare her to most of her contemporaries. The poets that come to mind are Elizabeth Bishop and Jean Valentine. Flaster is spare and loving. She writes clearly...

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Fireflies

Fireflies

by Tagore, Rabindranath

FIREFLIES were proverbs, aphorisms and maxims originated in China and Japan and were often written on pieces of silk. Tagore visited Japan and collected them in his notebooks. Each firefly, rarely more than a sentence long, represents a luminous thought on love, life, beauty or God. Each page of this book contains a decorative design by Boris Artzybasheff with the short maxim of Tagore's beneath...

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The Furious Voice For Freedom Essays O

The Furious Voice For Freedom Essays O

by Forrest, Leon

Essays on Life. Forrest's writing is evocative, vivid, even poetic. -Library Journal.

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Grasses Standing: Selected Poems

Grasses Standing: Selected Poems

by Mills Jr., Ralph J.

Ralph Mills shows himself a master of the finely-tuned poem in this selection of a lifetime at the craft. Mills observes the natural world around him with intensity. His works describe sights and sounds, and his daring line fragments evoke the particulars of our existence...

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Heat Lines

Heat Lines

by Anania, Michael

Collected poems of Michael Anania.

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The Homeric Hymns: Revised 2nd Edition

The Homeric Hymns: Revised 2nd Edition

by Boer, Charles

Homeric Hymns with illustrations. Translated by Charles Boer.

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In Natural Light

In Natural Light

by Anania, Michael

A new collection of luminous poetry revealing vivid imagery and a compelling use of language.

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In Wind's Edge

In Wind's Edge

by Mills Jr., Ralph J.

In poetry that is spare, seductive, and visually compelling, Ralph Mills observes the natural world around him. Each poem here has a freshness and clarity that is like watching leaves flutter in the breeze. The combination of the poet's intense observations of nature and his daring use of line fragments conveys an elegant, concentrated emotional power.

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Me Gone Home

Me Gone Home

by Moyer, Jennifer

The poems in this collection by Jennifer Moyer are poems of transformation. They map the poet's journey from notion to fulfillment. They explore the rich  textures of friendship and render with clarity and delicacy of both outer and inner landscapes. Moyer's poems have a deep affinity with painting. She goes from impressionistic to abstract, from naive to expressionistic...

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The Myth of Horizon

The Myth of Horizon

by Hunting, Constance

Poems written over the past twenty years in a new collection.Deliberately avoiding the glare of the publicity that accompanies recognition, Hunting, a long-time resident of Northern Maine, has produced a body of work that bears the stamp of an intensely individual talent...

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Out of the Attic

Out of the Attic

by Goodman, Tobias

The end of the nineteenth and the early decades of the twentieth centuries were a time of intellectual and artistic ferment. In 1898 Marie Curie discovered radium. In 1900 Count Zeppelin flew his first airship, and the Wright brothers took to the air in 1903. Nobel invented dynamite and progress in weaponry found a terrible expression in World War I...

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Stellar Places

Stellar Places

by Allen, Jeffery Renard

Collected poems of Jeffery Renard Allen.

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What Are Winds & What Are

What Are Winds & What Are

by Morley, Hilda

Poems about reality and grief.

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Window in Air

Window in Air

by Mills Jr., Ralph J.

A stylistically unique collection of Mills' poetry of nature.

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Similar Titles

  • Experimental Primate
  • Fireflies
  • The Furious Voice For Freedom Essays O
  • Grasses Standing: Selected Poems
  • Heat Lines
  • The Homeric Hymns: Revised 2nd Edition
  • In Natural Light
  • In Wind's Edge
  • Me Gone Home
  • The Myth of Horizon
  • Out of the Attic
  • Stellar Places
  • What Are Winds & What Are
  • Window in Air
  • Ancient Purple
 

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