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Author: Jane Hirshfield
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Collects poetry that explores such diverse topics as global warming, sneezing, and our relationship to certainty, possibility, judgment, and grief, while reflecting on the influence of time on human life.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Hirshfield
ISBN: 9780060779191 0060779195
OCLC Number: 123444898
Description: 97 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: After long silence --
Pyracantha and plum --
Flowering vetch --
Theology --
Hope: An assay --
To judgment: An assay --
Those who cannot act --
Sheep's cheese --
Beneath the snow, the badger's steady breathing --
Sky: An assay --
Pocket of fog --
Articulation: An assay --
Translucence: An assay --
What is usual is not what is always --
Mountain --
Tears: An assay --
Poe: An assay --
Refusal --
Dog and bear --
Downed branch --
Vilnius --
Wf": An assay --
"To": An assay --
"And": An assay --
Study of melon & insect --
A man walks through his life --
A day comes --
Double --
Not only parallel lines extend to the infinite --
I imagine myself in time --
Meeting --
Wanting more and more to live unobserved, unobserving --
Destination --
Late self-portrait by Rembrandt --
Ryoanji: An assay --
To opinion --
Woodpecker keeps returning --
"It is night. It is very dark." --
Bonsai --
Promise --
Heat of Autumn --
To wake at 3:00 --
Dog still barking at midnight --
Two washings --
Termites: An assay --
Envy: An assay --
Hesitation: An assay --
Once: an assay --
Burlap sack --
Monk stood beside a wheelbarrow --
I write these words to delay --
Seventeen pebbles --
"Ah!": An assay --
Against certainty --
Jasper, feldspar, quartzite --
Instant glimpsable only for an instant --
One sand grain among the others in winter wind --
To speech --
Bad year --
Serrano pepper --
This much is promised --
In a room with five people, six griefs --
Ask much, the voice suggested --
To gravel: An assay --
Each morning my neighbor walks out --
Between the material world and the world of feeling --
Red scarf --
Bell zygmunt --
Letter to C. --
Dead do not want us dead --
It was like this: You were happy --
Acknowledgments.
Responsibility: Jane Hirshfield.

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Collects poetry that explores such diverse topics as global warming, sneezing, and our relationship to certainty, possibility, judgment, and grief, while reflecting on the influence of time on human life.

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