Conscious and Verbal

Conscious and Verbal

A wonderful new collection by a wizard of contemporary poetry

Everything widens with distance, in this perspective.

The dog's paws, trotting, rotate his end of infinity

and dam water feels a shiver few willow drapes share.

Bright leaks through their wigwam re-purple the skinny beans

then rapidly the light tops treetops and is shortened

into a day. Everywhere stands pat beside its shadow

for the great bald radiance never seen in dreams.

-from "Aurora Prone"

In July 1996,… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 29, 2015)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English

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