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In Beauty Bright : Poems, Paperback / softback Book

In Beauty Bright : Poems Paperback / softback


The lyric poems of In Beauty Bright, although marked by the same passion and swiftness as Gerald Stern's previous work, move into an area of knowledge-even wisdom-that reflects a long life of writing, teaching, and activism.

They are poems of grief and anger, but the music is delicate and moving. from "In Beauty Bright": In beauty-bright and such it was like Blake's lily and though an angel he looked absurd dragging a lily out of a beauty-bright store wrapped in tissue with a petal drooping, nor was it useless-you who know it know how useful it is-and how he would be dead in a minute if he were to lose it though how do you lose a lily?


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 128 pages
  • Publisher: WW Norton & Co
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Poetry by individual poets
  • ISBN: 9780393348941



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