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Pushcart Book Of Poetry, The Best Poems From Thirty Years Of The Pushcart Prize, Joan Murray (Ed.), Chard Deniord Nov 2006

Pushcart Book Of Poetry, The Best Poems From Thirty Years Of The Pushcart Prize, Joan Murray (Ed.), Chard Deniord

Chard deNiord

As selected from the first twenty-five years of "The Pushcart Prize," the best poetry in recent American literature. What a wealth of brilliance has appeared in over a quarter-century of "The Pushcart Prize," and much of that brilliance has been evident in the poetry.

From the start of the series in 1976, the editors of "The Pushcart Prize" have celebrated all sorts of poetry, from the traditional to the experimental, by both known and unknown poets. More than 750 poems have appeared, selected by new poetry editors for most of the twenty-five editions.

Under the general editorship of Joan Murray ...


Five Poems In High Chair, No. 6, Elizabeth Willis Dec 2005

Five Poems In High Chair, No. 6, Elizabeth Willis

Elizabeth Willis

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American Religious Poems, Harold Bloom (Ed.), Chard Deniord Dec 2005

American Religious Poems, Harold Bloom (Ed.), Chard Deniord

Chard deNiord

No more profound and intimate expression of America's spiritual life can be found than the work of its poets. From Anne Bradstreet to the Beats, from Native American chant and Shaker hymnody to Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson, religion and spirituality have always been central to American poetry. In this unique anthology, world-renowned scholar Harold Bloom weaves a tapestry from the many strands of American religious experience and practice: the searching meditations of Puritan pioneers, the evangelical fervor of the Great Awakenings, the mystical currents of Transcendentalism, the diverse influences of the world religions that have taken root in ...


Meteoric Flowers, Elizabeth Willis Dec 2005

Meteoric Flowers, Elizabeth Willis

Elizabeth Willis

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La Gruta, Marianne Rogoff Dec 2005

La Gruta, Marianne Rogoff

Marianne Rogoff

"An ordinary night at La Gruta. Hot water dispels tension, possibilities float around my soft flesh, hard heart. Woman in her forties. Betrayed wife. Swims in mist under star-strewn Mexican sky. Again, another starry night and demons banish, mourning ceases, I breathe and swim through air, free the beastly beating broke-down heart. Under moonlight, seven nights the pool shimmers, light visible, then the tunnel, hotter, long and tight…. "