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Almost paradise : new and selected poems and translations

Author: Sam Hamill
Publisher: Boston : Shambhala, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hamill, Sam.
Almost paradise.
Boston : Shambhala, 2005
(OCoLC)607587482
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Hamill
ISBN: 1590301846 9781590301845
OCLC Number: 58983466
Notes: English translations of poems in Greek, Latin, Chinese, Japanese, Estonian, and poems by Sam Hamill.
Description: xiv, 261 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Traveling companions: selected translations. Ancient Greek poets. Sappho ; Anakreon ; Asklepiados --
Catullus --
Chinese poets. Lao Tzu ; Chuang Tzu ; Lu Chi ; Wang Wei ; Li Po ; Tu Fu ; Yuan Chen ; Su Tung-p'o ; Li Ch'ing-chao --
Japanese poets. Saigyō --
Ikkyū ; Bashō ; Buson ; Ryōkan ; Issa ; Yosano Akiko --
Jaan Kaplinski --
Almost paradise: new and selected poems. The nets --
A lover's quarrel --
Gnostology --
A cold fire --
To Kevin, who mourns --
To John Logan from La Push --
Natural history --
Kah Tai Purgatorio --
Requiem --
George Seferis in Sonora --
Hellenic triptych --
A word for spring --
Reading Seferis --
Old bones --
Black marsh eclogue --
Fire and water --
A dragon in the clouds --
The gift of tongues --
"True illumination is habitude" --
Historical romance --
Seated figure --
Dresden cattle --
Blue monody --
Getting it wrong again --
Scrutability --
Lifer --
Two pines --
Mountains and rivers without end --
Ten thousand sutras --
Kannon --
Destination zero --
What the water knows --
Three stitches --
To Gary Snyder --
To Adrienne Rich --
After Coltrane's "I'll get by" --
Seattle spring --
"One who studies the past ..." --
To Hayden Carruth --
Sisyphus --
To Hayden Carruth on his eightieth birthday --
To Bill and Kris --
Song and dance --
Weasel, Crow and Coyote on the Dharma Trail --
Why crows are noisy --
Rising --
Lost in translation --
To W.S. Merwin --
In memoriam, Morris Graves --
For Kyra Gray O'Daly --
All here --
Midsummer --
Seducing the sparrow --
New math --
The orchid flower --
Organic form --
Little epic elegy --
Not meaning, but being --
A woodsplitter's meditation --
To Amy, before her wedding --
Reply to T'ao Ch'ien --
The goldfinch --
Strawberry picking --
To Yoshinaga Sayuri --
The New York poem --
State of the Union, 2003 --
Poem in the margins of the Shōyō Roku --
Elegy --
Nothing quite so cold --
Sheepherder coffee --
Summer rain --
On being asked about retirement --
"Praise a fool and make him useful" --
A Pisan canto --
After a winter of grieving.
Responsibility: Sam Hamill.
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