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Come, thief : poems

Author: Jane Hirshfield
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of poems from Jane Hirshfield that centers on beauty, time, and the full embrace of an existence that time cannot help but steal from our arms.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Hirshfield
ISBN: 9780307595423 0307595420 9780375712074 0375712070
OCLC Number: 690086346
Description: x, 93 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: French horn --
First light edging cirrus --
The decision --
Vinegar and oil --
The tongue says loneliness --
Big-leaf maple standing over its own reflection --
Critique of pure reason --
Narrowness --
These also once under moonlight --
"Distance makes clean" --
Of yield and abandon --
The conversation --
Perishable, it said --
Fourth world --
Bruises --
The pear --
Alzheimer's --
Heat and desperation --
Left-handed sugar --
The promise --
Red wine is fined by adding broken Eggshells --
The lost love poems of Sappho --
Building and earthquake --
Each we call fate --
The visible heat --
Sometimes the heart is a shallow autumn river --
Love in August --
Two rains --
Washing doorknobs --
Chapel --
Tolstoy and the spider --
For the lichens --
Sweater --
Seawater stiffens cloth --
The inventive, visible hobbles --
"Haofon Rece Swealg" --
Shadow: an assay --
The question --
All day the difficult waiting --
Wild plum --
Sheep --
The dark hour --
Everything has two endings --
Protractor --
The present --
It must be leaves --
Haibun: a mountain rowboat --
Green-striped melons --
China --
Come, thief --
Sentencings --
If truth is the lure, humans are fishes --
Izmir --
A blessing for wedding --
Fifteen pebbles --
The kind man --
All the difficult hours and minutes --
Rain thinking --
Invitation --
Contentment --
The egg had frozen, an accident. I thought of my life --
Three-legged blues --
A roomless door --
A small-sized mystery --
Bamboo --
A day is vast --
A thought --
Pompeii --
One loss folds itself inside another --
Stone and knife --
Suitcase --
My luck --
A hand is shaped for what it holds or makes --
I ran out naked in the sun --
When your life looks back --
The supple deer.
Responsibility: Jane Hirshfield.
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A collection of poems from Jane Hirshfield that centers on beauty, time, and the full embrace of an existence that time cannot help but steal from our arms.

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