Book of Poems (Selection)/Libro de poemas (Selección): A by Federico García Lorca

By Federico García Lorca

Even though the lifetime of Federico García Lorca (1898–1936) was once tragically short, the Spanish poet and dramatist created an everlasting physique of labor that is still across the world very important.

This number of fifty five poems from the 1921 assortment Libro de poemas represents a few of his most interesting paintings. Imbued with Andalusian folklore, wealthy in metaphor, and spiritually advanced.

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Stargazer by Brandon Cole Phillips

By Brandon Cole Phillips

Years after the BlackHole restoration Incident, religion and Nick are back thrust into the highlight in a problem of human-alien kin. there's a mysterious killer at the unfastened - with a grand end-game in brain. The vice chairman has been taken captive. A shadowy villain lurks at the back of all of it. This globetrotting story takes the reader to the farthest recesses of the planet, in addition to the farthest reaches of our sunlight system...

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Old Heart: Poems by Stanley Plumly

By Stanley Plumly

Stanley Plumly's masterful 8th collection--wherein he confronts and celebrates mortality--was a finalist for the nationwide ebook Award in Poetry.

In this assortment, Stanley Plumly confronts and celebrates mortality--in the special flora and fauna, within the immediacy of the lack of acquaintances, and in own encounters. Archetypal, occasionally even allegorical, the poems in Old Heart quantity to a sustained meditation. the yankee Academy of Arts and Letters declared of Plumly that "he has within the final thirty years quietly, gradually, multiplied the diversity of lyric poetry in English...[and] reinvigorated our poetry." His moral rigor and literary modesty mix in Old Heart--his best e-book of poetry.

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Selected Poems of Tudor Arghezi by Tudor Arghezi

By Tudor Arghezi

Born in Bucharest of peasant inventory, Tudor Arghezi (1880-1967) used to be offered Romania's nationwide Poetry Prize in 1946 and the country Prize for Poetry in 1956. The translators of this quantity have endeavored not just to exhibit the spirit of the unique Romanian, yet to discover an English an identical for its sound. The English verse, published dealing with the Romanian, conveys the distilled, metaphorical nature of a poetry that expresses a powerful feel of ancestral continuity and apocalyptic visions of the world.

Originally released in 1976.

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Failure by Philip Schultz

By Philip Schultz

This extraordinary Pulitzer Prize–winning assortment offers voice to failure with a wry, deft contact from one in every of this country's most attractive and uncompromising poets. In Failure, Philip Schultz inspires the pleasures of family,marriage, shores, and canines; big apple urban within the Nineteen Seventies; revolutions either inside and external; and the terrors of 11th of September with a compassion that demonstrates he's a grasp of the bittersweet and fierce, the wondrous and direct, and the brilliantly provocative. jam-packed with poems of "heartbreaking tenderness that [go] past mere pity" (Gerald Stern), Failure is a set to appreciate from this significant American poet.

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Speculative Music: Poems by Jeff Dolven

By Jeff Dolven

Jeff Dolven's poems take the guise of fables, parables, allegories, jokes, riddles, and different prevalent kinds. So, there's an preliminary convenience: I take into account this, the reader thinks, from the tales of formative years . . . . yet wait, anything is off. In each one poem, an uncanny conceit surprises the shape, a street paved with highwaymen, a college for disgrace, a relatives of chairs. Dolven makes those unusual wagers with the grace and edgy precision of a metaphysical poet, and there are moments once we may think ourselves to be someplace within the corporation of Donne or Spenser. Then we come upon “The Invention: A Libretto for Speculative Music," that's, well—surreal, and contours a decisively smooth, completely notional ranking, sung by means of an inventor and his invention, which (who?) seems to be a 40s-type piano-perched chanteuse who (which?) in some way is familiar with all of the phrases to the music you by no means knew you had in you. The bold of this assortment isn't really in replaying the fractured polyphony of our second. Speculative song supplies us available lyrics that also be capable of snoop on our echoing interiors. those are poems that promise Frost's “momentary remain opposed to confusion" and, while, impress a deep, head-shaking ask yourself.

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The People Look Like Flowers At Last by Charles Bukowski

By Charles Bukowski

The fuel line is leaking, the chicken is long gone from the

cage, the skyline is dotted with vultures;

Benny ultimately received off the stuff and Betty now has a job

as a waitress; and

the chimney sweep was once fairly tender as he

giggled up via the


I walked miles throughout the urban and recognized

not anything as a massive claw ate at my

belly whereas the interior of my head felt

ethereal as though i used to be approximately to go


it's no longer a lot that not anything means

whatever yet extra that it retains meaning


there's no unlock, simply professionals and self-

appointed gods and hucksters.

the extra humans say, the fewer there's to say.

even the simplest books are dry sawdust.

—from "fingernails; nostrils; shoelaces"

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Imitation by Marc Cholodenko

By Marc Cholodenko

Dans cette Imitation, il est fait comme si. Comme si on pouvait penser l. a. pensée, temporer le temps. Comme si l'implication même qui nous fait percevoir du successif pouvait être expliquée. Comme si on pouvait formuler ce qui formule. Ainsi, cette utopie uchronique ou cette uchronie utopique n'imite rien. Elle imite comme si imiter était un verbe intransitif dont le lointain synonyme serait être comme penser, penser comme être condensés et mis à plat en une relation very unlikely: écrire. Cette imitation relate cependant quelque selected, une poursuite du sens, étant entendu que le sens ne peut être autrement, en dernière example, que d'imiter le sens. À cet indéfinissable, est-il permis de prêter le nom d'un autre indéfinissable : beauté? Le sens serait los angeles beauté dans los angeles mesure où l. a. beauté du sens serait le sens de los angeles beauté. Le sens : keepsake élaboré d'un element de beauté, d'une ponctuation première comme origine du sens. Imitation : du memento, revenu spontanément redonner ce coup de poinçon qui ne fut jamais donné, à l'air, et créa l'air, à l'eau, et créa l'eau, à rien, et créa rien. Comme si ce que nous pointons nous l'abolissions, mais en créant du même coup, le faisant jaillir tout autour – le temps que jaillir retombe –, tout ce qui l'entoure et même ce que comprend ce qui l'entoure.

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