PDF Read Online Negative Blue: Selected Later Poems by Charles Wright

PDF Read Online Negative Blue: Selected Later Poems by Charles Wright

Negative Blue: Selected Later Poems

The culmination of the cycle that won Wright the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award Time will append us like suit coats left out overnight On a deck chair, loose change dead weight in the right pocket, Silk handkerchief limp with dew, sleeves in a slow dance with the wind. And love will kill us Love, and the winds from under the earth that grind us to grain The culmination of the cycle that won Wright the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award Time will append us like suit coats left out overnight On a deck chair, loose change dead weight in the right pocket, Silk handkerchief limp with dew, sleeves in a slow dance with the wind. And love will kill us Love, and the winds from under the earth that grind us to grain out. from Still Life with Spring and Time to Burn When Charles Wright published Appalachia in 1998, it marked the completion of a nine volume project, of which James Longenbach wrote in the Boston Review, Charles Wright s trilogy of trilogies call it The Appalachian Book of the Dead is sure to be counted among the great long poems of the century The first two of those trilogies were collected in Country Music 1982 and The World of the Ten Thousand Things 1990 Here Wright adds to his third trilogy Chickamauga 1995 , Black Zodiac 1997 , and Appalachia 1998 a section of new poems that suggest new directions in the work of this sensuous, spirit haunted poet

Title : Negative Blue: Selected Later Poems
Author :  Charles Wright
Language : English
Isbn : 0374527733
Format : Paperback
Pages : 224 pages

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