Robyn Schiff's Worth: Poems by Robyn Schiff (Kuhl House Poets) PDF

By Robyn Schiff

ISBN-10: 0877458200

ISBN-13: 9780877458203

These powerful, multilayered poems try the transformative powers of dressmakers, jewelers, actors, and Darwin’s darkest finches as they adapt to a altering global the place a similar teach hurtles earlier them towards industry and loss of life camp either. all through, some of the poems use inherited kinds to inform their tales, however the inheritance right here comes down broken and threadbare—yet choked with power.

In Worth Robyn Schiff inquires approximately making, deciding to buy, promoting, and stealing within the fabric international, the typical panorama, and the human soul. establishing with the popular couture condo of Charles Frederick worthy, the daddy of haute couture— “The costume used to be so enormous, / one's hand is dead to take glass from desk; / the skirt methods whereas the hand is but distanced” —and finishing with the home of De Beers and a diamond thief named Adam worthy— “You'll understand me by way of my strategy / i am approaching foot with a diamond in my mouth” —Schiff strikes from Cartier and Tiffany to the Shedd Aquarium, from Marie Antoinette to the Civil warfare, from Mary Pickford to Marilyn Monroe.

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Wolf Centos - download pdf or read online

By Simone Muench

ISBN-10: 1936747790

ISBN-13: 9781936747795

What is necessary is to avoid
the time dispensed for disavowels
as the furious wound
leaves a hint leaves an abscess
takes its contraction for these clouds
that dip thunder & vanish
like rose leaves in closed jars.
Age methods, slowly. however it cannot
crystal bone into skinny air.
The small hours open their wounds for me.
This is a woman's confession:
I preserve this wolf as the wasteland gave it to me.

Simone Muench is the writer of Orange Crush, Lampblack & Ash, The Air misplaced in Breathing, and Disappearing Address. She teaches at Lewis college in Chicago, Illinois.

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Alive: New and Selected Poems by Elizabeth Willis PDF

By Elizabeth Willis

ISBN-10: 1590178645

ISBN-13: 9781590178645

Finalist for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry

American poet Elizabeth Willis has written an electrifying physique of labor spanning greater than two decades. With a wild and inquisitive lyricism, Willis—“one of the main notable poets of her iteration” (Susan Howe)—draws us into tricky styles of proposal and feeling. The intimate and civic handle of those poems is laced with subterranean affinities between painters, botanists, politicians, witches and agitators. Coursing via this paintings is the readability and resistance of a global that asks the poem to upward thrust to this, to talk its fury.

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Four-Legged Girl: Poems by Diane Seuss PDF

By Diane Seuss

ISBN-10: 1555977227

ISBN-13: 9781555977221

"Diane Seuss writes with the depth of a soothsayer." —Laura Kasischke

For, having imagined your physique a technique i discovered it to be in a different way, it used to be yielding,
yet in basic terms because the Destroying Angel mushroom yields, its softness allied
with its poison, and your legs weren't petals or tendrils as i might believed,
yet brazen, the deviant tentacles underneath the underskirt of a mystery queen
—from "Oh four-legged woman, it truly is both you or the ossuary"

In Diane Seuss's Four-Legged Girl, her audacious, hothouse language swerves into discomfort and rapture, as she recounts a lifestyles lived on the edges of containment. Ghostly, attractive, and plaintive, those poems bypass to the song of a leap rope, fill a wishing good with wish and different trinkets, and so they consider previous lush lives in ny urban, in rural Michigan, and in love. within the ultimate poem, she sings of the four-legged woman, the physique made unusual to itself and to others. This assortment establishes Seuss's poetic voice, as wealthy and emotional as any in modern poetry.

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Download e-book for iPad: Tristes. Pónticas. (Biblioteca Clásica Gredos) (Spanish by Ovidio,José González Vázquez,Eulogio, F. Baeza,José Javier

By Ovidio,José González Vázquez,Eulogio, F. Baeza,José Javier Iso,José Luis Moralejo

ISBN-10: 8424914856

ISBN-13: 9788424914851

A menudo se ha subestimado los angeles poesía del destierro de Ovidio, Tristes y Pónticas; este volumen, mediante una traducción y una introducción esclarecedoras, muestra que en ambas surge un nuevo género en l. a. lírica romana, l. a. elegía epistolar.
Tristes y Pónticas son las dos obras elegíacas que Ovidio compuso en su exilio de Tomis, en l. a. provincia romana de Mesia (actual Rumania), a orillas del Mar Negro, después de que Augusto le desterrara en el eight d.C. debido al carmen (el Arte de amar) y blunders (una culpa que jamás se ha aclarado) que cita el poeta.
Las Tristes fueron compuestas entre el eight y el 12 (3 o four primeros años de destierro), y consisten en cincuenta elegías repartidas en cinco libros y dedicadas sobre todo a Fabia, tercera esposa de Ovidio. Están marcadas por un tono afectuoso y sincero, aunque pragmático: el poeta trata por todos los medios a su alcance de lograr su regreso a Roma, mediante los angeles intercesión de los angeles esposa o de algún amigo. Es destacable l. a. extensa elegía que constituye todo el libro II, dirigida a Augusto.
Los cuatro libros de Pónticas o Cartas desde el Ponto aparecen entre los años 12 y sixteen (el cuarto es póstumo). Contienen cuarenta y seis epístolas, dirigidas ya no sólo a los angeles esposa, sino a multitud de miembros de los angeles nobleza romana, a escritores y a políticos. Ovidio mantiene y aun intensifica el tono quejumbroso y las súplicas a esposa y amigos, las humillantes lisonjas al emperador y a su familia para obtener su perdón. Ello produce una sensación de monotonía, pero se alcanzan momentos de intenso patetismo y lirismo.
Con ambos epistolarios, Ovidio efectúa una fusión de los géneros elegíaco y epistolar. Ovidio ya había mostrado su dominio de los angeles elegía en Amores, que culminaba los angeles línea de Catulo, propercio y Tibulo. En cuanto cartas, ofrecen información abundante y diversa (paisaje, clima, vida y costumbres de los angeles región del Ponto, actividad militar en los angeles zona fronteriza del imperio y afectos y pensamientos del poeta), y contienen mucho de narrativo y descriptivo que en ocasiones se asemeja a los angeles poesía didáctica y a l. a. épica.

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Download PDF by William Logan: Madame X (Penguin Poets)

By William Logan

ISBN-10: 014312238X

ISBN-13: 9780143122388

a brand new assortment by means of one in all our best masters of unfastened verse in addition to formal poetry.
The moody poems in Madame X, the author’s 10th assortment, locate their topics within the byways of the earlier centuries. Henry James visits his birthplace, the main attractive lady in Europe results in a barrel at a enjoyable reasonable, and a minor author succumbs to tuberculosis at a German spa. within the identify poem, the portrait of Madame X bargains our century a lesson in seduction; yet such public indicates are balanced by means of poems of non-public wish, of whispers, of age, of the current constantly vanishing prior to us. those densely figured poems, wealthy in language and appointment, argue for an information no longer sustained by way of the standard. it is a successful choice of shimmering intensities and difficult truths.
nationwide e-book Critics Circle Award winner William Logan is among the such a lot technically talented poets of his new release; his paintings has often elicited comparability to W. H. Auden and Robert Lowell, and has been referred to as terrific, ambitious, passionate, and cranky. Donald corridor has written of him that “he writes like an angel–an dependent, literary angel,” and Sven Birkerts has commented that “he is just like the eel within the well–a purifying agent.” This new quantity of fifty-four poems monitors Logan’s trademark refinement and classicism.

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Download PDF by Franz Wright: Kindertotenwald

By Franz Wright

ISBN-10: 030727280X

ISBN-13: 9780307272805

ISBN-10: 0375711953

ISBN-13: 9780375711954

A genre-bending number of prose poems from Pulitzer Prize–winner Franz Wright brings us surreal stories of early life, early life, and grownup understanding, relocating from the attractive to the surprising to a feeling of peace. Wright’s such a lot intimate concepts and pictures look earlier than us in dramatic and spectral brief narratives: captivating poems whose colloquial sound and rhythms announce a brand new direction for this luminous and masterful poet.

In those trips, we pay attention the consistent murmured “yes” of creation—“it might be packing its small suitcase quickly; it's going to go away the keys dangling from the lock and set out at last,” Wright tells us. He introduces us to the strong presences in his international (the haiku grasp Basho, Nietzsche, St. Teresa of Avila, and particularly his father, James Wright) as he explores the regularly unfolding lack of adolescence and the combined advantages that stick with it. Taken jointly, the items carry the diary of a poet—“a particularly sturdy egg in scorching water,” as he describes himself—who seeks to relate his method during the darkish wooden of his identify, following the crumbs of language. “Take everything,” Wright indicates, “you may have all of it again, yet depart for a bit the phrases, of all you gave the main mysteriously lasting.” With a robust presence of the dramatic in each line, Kindertotenwald pulls us deep into this trip, the place we too are misplaced after which came upon back with him.

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Read e-book online Unlikely Designs (Phoenix Poets) PDF

By Katie Willingham

ISBN-10: 022647237X

ISBN-13: 9780226472379

A assortment motive on caring the limits among normal and unnatural, human and not, Unlikely Designs draws far-ranging resource fabric from the again channels of information making: the controversy pages of Wikipedia, the private writings of Charles Darwin, the affection suggestion doled out through chatbots, and the eclectic inclusions at the Golden list time tablet. it really is right here we find the attract of the index, what excitement there's in bending it to our personal units. while, those poems additionally remind us that common sense is usually reckless, held jointly by means of not anything greater than syntactical brief circuits—well, I mean, sorry, yes—prone to cracking lower than nearer scrutiny. Returning us many times to those gaps, Katie Willingham finds how any act of renovation is unavoidably an act of curation, an outcry opposed to the arbitrary, by means of trying to make what's helpful additionally what survives.

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Download e-book for iPad: The Knowledge by Robert Peake

By Robert Peake

ISBN-10: 0993120113

ISBN-13: 9780993120114

Robert Peake’s awesome eye for aspect illuminates a set of stirring and delicately attuned poems that not just roam yet actively search – traveling all over the place to all demeanour of areas but in addition relocating via time, taking leaps of religion or trips into reminiscence and sensation. From postcards to images, from historic and sleek wars to cosmopolitan towns, natural world, or even a tiny decorative skeleton, Robert Peake unearths a pointy concentration for the larger photograph either in all places and in the direction of domestic. those carefully-controlled and eloquent poems be aware of the sophisticated and deep results from every one small gesture; the ripple-effect throughout every one tale, the changing of lives and historical past; the nonetheless, quiet centre from which all of it begins.

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