The Exclusions of a Rhyme: Poems and Epigrams

The Exclusions of a Rhyme: Poems and Epigrams
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ISBN10: 
0804007632
ISBN13: 
9780804007634
Pages: 
120
Published: 
1960 by Swallow Press
Rating: 
3.5

Selected poetry from 1942-1960.

Devotions

Devotions

In the hands of Bruce Smith, devotions are momentary stops to listen to the motor of history. They are meditations and provocations. They are messages received from the chatter of the street and from transmissions as distant as Memphis and al-Mansur. Bulletins and...
Star Dust

Star Dust

In 2002, Frank Bidart published a sequence of poems, Music Like Dirt, the first chapbook ever to be a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. From the beginning, he had conceived this sequence as the opening movement in a larger structure--now, with Star Dust, finally complete....
For the Union Dead

For the Union Dead

For the Union Dead is a well-known 1964 poem by Robert Lowell, published in a book of the same name and originally written for the Boston Arts Festival in 1960 where Lowell first read it in public.The title references Allen Tate's 1928 poem "Ode to the...
Where Shall I Wander

Where Shall I Wander

You meant more than life to me. I lived
through you not knowing, not knowing I
was living.
I learned that you called for me. I came to
where you were living, up a stair. There
was no one there.
No one to...

Watching the Spring Festival: Poems

Watching the Spring Festival: Poems

This is Frank Bidart’s first book of lyrics—his first book not dominated by long poems. Narrative elaboration becomes speed and song. Less embattled than earlier work, less actively violent, these new poems have, by conceding...
Soundings: Leaving Certificate Poetry Interim Anthology

Soundings: Leaving Certificate Poetry Interim Anthology

Soundings was first published in 1969. It was intended as an 'interim' anthology of poetry for the Leaving Certificate until such time as a more permanent volume could be devised....
The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night - Volume 15 (One Thousand and One Arabian Nights (16 vol. ver.) #15)

The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night - Volume 15 (One Thousand and One Arabian Nights (16 vol. ver.) #15)

Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton KCMG FRGS (1821-1890) was an English explorer,...