Download PDF by Richard Dauenhauer: Benchmarks: New and Selected Poems 1963-2013 (The Alaska

By Richard Dauenhauer

ISBN-10: 1602232091

ISBN-13: 9781602232099

Russian, German, Tlingit. just like the languages he interprets, Richard Dauenhauer’s poetry deals unforeseen surprises. A prolific translator who additionally works in Finnish, Swedish, and classical Greek, he has a poetic command of language that has earned him broad acceptance over fifty years of released work. Benchmarks spans those many years of writing, and every poem contained inside marks a undeniable position in time and house, like a surveyor’s benchmark. The poems play with language whereas concentrating on the land and folks of Alaska. and prefer Alaska itself, this ebook deals various delights—readers will discover a new event with every one turn.

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Download PDF by Richard O. Moore,Brenda Hillman,Paul Ebenkamp: Writing the Silences (New California Poetry)

By Richard O. Moore,Brenda Hillman,Paul Ebenkamp

ISBN-10: 0520262433

ISBN-13: 9780520262430

ISBN-10: 0520262441

ISBN-13: 9780520262447

The poems in Writing the Silences signify greater than 60 years of Richard O. Moore’s paintings as a poet. chosen from seven full-length manuscripts written among 1946 and 2008, those poems replicate not just Moore’s position in literary history—he is the final of his new release of the mythical crew of San Francisco Renaissance poets—but additionally his reemergence into today’s literary global after a tremendous profession as a filmmaker and manufacturer in public radio and tv. Writing the Silences displays Moore’s dedication to freedom of shape, his curiosity in language itself, and his commitment to problems with social justice and ecology.

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Download e-book for kindle: Animal Purpose: Poems (Hollis Summers Poetry Prize) by Michelle Y. Burke

By Michelle Y. Burke

ISBN-10: 0821421980

ISBN-13: 9780821421987

“Burke’s delicate and courageous poems refuse to show clear of the cruelties of the area, either the sort we undergo and the sort we unwittingly inflict—and but, while they endure witness, they insist on pleasure. And tilt in the direction of wish. And pry good looks from not going places.” —Lia Purpura

In Animal Purpose, Michelle Y. Burke explores the lives of guys and ladies as they stand poised among the need to like and the compulsion to hurt. in a single poem, a lady teaches a farmhand the right kind technique to slaughter a truckload of chickens. In one other, a pair confronts the new lack of a friend whilst a stranger makes an unforeseen confession in a crowded eating place. Set in either rural and concrete areas, those poems problem obtained rules approximately paintings, gender, and position. chance blurs into attractiveness and again back. Burke scours the not easy edges of the realm to discover “fleeting softness,” which she needs “into the area like pollen that covers everything.”

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Ends of the Earth: Poems (The Alaska Literary Series) - download pdf or read online

By Kate Partridge

ISBN-10: 1602233322

ISBN-13: 9781602233324

Ends of the Earth makes use of the panorama of Alaska as a trying out flooring for romance and elegy. it's a poetry assortment that includes either lyric responses to the city Alaska surroundings and prolonged sequences that cycle among autobiography, mythic allusion, and the literary archive. In her paintings, Kate Partridge combines the clean standpoint of a newcomer with explorations of the panorama and existence via allusions to vintage literature.

While the poems flip an inquisitive, modern lens to the topic of Alaska, parts in the course of the ebook are encouraged by way of twentieth-century writers like Elizabeth Bishop and Marianne Moore. The manuscript additionally combines own event with collaged fabric from the Epic of Gilgamesh, Walt Whitman's notebooks, and different vintage resources, to enquire the tips of affection, isolation, and site. via humor and statement, Partridge takes a brand new examine what it ability to dwell in city Alaska and the area at large.

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Honesty Box by carlos harleaux PDF

By carlos harleaux

ISBN-10: 0989076709

ISBN-13: 9780989076708

a set of proposal scary and electrifying poetry, lifted from Honesty field, Hindsight 20/20 and Blurred imaginative and prescient. The Honesty field booklet additionally positive factors new poems that experience by no means been published and the 1st whole bankruptcy from my new novel, Fortune Cookie.

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Download PDF by Bryan Fox: The Political Romantic: Tales of a Bronx Boy

By Bryan Fox

ISBN-10: 0999278401

ISBN-13: 9780999278406

The Political Romantic: stories of a Bronx Boy takes the reader into the lifetime of an Afro-Latino transgendered male from The Bronx, big apple. This choice of poems is a visceral learn, shooting his reports from a political viewpoint - and during his discomfort - the consistent quest for romance. The reader is certain to consider his ache in his verse while relocating during the tragic stories of center holiday, and onto a discovery of internal power that permits him to proceed the struggle to stick alive and locate his precise love.

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Download PDF by Andrew S. Nicholson: A Lamp Brighter than Foxfire (Mountain West Poetry Series)

By Andrew S. Nicholson

ISBN-10: 1885635451

ISBN-13: 9781885635457

"In Andrew S. Nicholson’s A Lamp Brighter than Foxfire, what's such a lot alive is colour, that which provides itself freely, generously: ‘Follow the hopeful as they eco-friendly the day’ (‘My storage Fills with an Ever-Increasing variety of Dandelions’). Threaded all through with Genesis, in which Jacob wrestles an angel, this beautiful debut assortment builds a ladder firmly rooted the following: in solar and earth; in various and a number of colors of orange; in trials of dad and son; in books and work; in deserted casinos; in international locations faraway from domestic; and/or within the sound of a door final. Nicholson’s poems come from a guy status by means of himself, in what George Oppen known as the ‘shipwreck of the singular,’ inclusive of every body. I’m moved via the luminous generosity, the ethical readability of this paintings. A Lamp Brighter than Foxfire is information that might remain news.”

—Claudia Keelan, writer of The Devotion FieldMissing Her, and O, Heart

"'Who doesn’t nurse a mystery love?' asks Andrew S. Nicholson in visionary poems that show mystery worlds cradled within this one. even if contemplating the casinos of Las Vegas, a fresco in Pompeii, or scenes from the Hebrew Bible, the poet endures one among desire’s extra fraught paradoxes: its unchanging skill to deliver switch, to show the recognized into the unknown. those poems bravely attend to such ameliorations the best way Jacob—the book’s consumer saint—wrestles with the angel, 'lifting all of the flesh / that he can lose.' i like this poet who is aware that blessing doesn’t arrive with no loss, who recalls 'I was once enjoyed as soon as. / underneath that love, a kindness took root.' a similar candy feeling lingers lengthy after this ebook is closed. expensive reader: get pleasure from it."

—Brian Teare

 

"Andrew S. Nicholson’s A Lamp Brighter than Foxfire is a beautiful book. His swish, playful poems enchant us ('I try and make out the stranger’s face, yet he’s shrinking: / a melting grey blur, an ever-smaller thorn.') and remodel us ('Sink into the bathwater, any method is a fashion / to trip towards that joining'). Nicholson has develop into one of many nice poets of a brand new and radical form of pastoral."

—Joseph Lease

Opening the distance among the normal and the visionary, the poems in A Lamp Brighter than Foxfire discover an intimate dating with the realm, from Las Vegas to Italy to the yankee Midwest. From a lime sparkling in an orchard to a extraordinary adolescence try at levitation, Andrew S. Nicholson’s poems flooring themselves within the typical and jump for the luminous. primary to this assortment are poems that retell tales of Jacob from the previous testomony, relocated in the back of casinos, glimpsed in miniature on kitchen flooring, and heard conversing in a second of degradation. via those retellings, Nicholson examines the construction of self, kinfolk relationships, and a generative experience of the divine.

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