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The flying change : poems

Author: Henry Taylor
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The poems in The Flying Change embrace a wide range of subjects and tones. Henry Taylor's concern with the rural anecdote, demonstrated in his two earlier books of poetry, The Horse Show at Midnight and An Afternoon of Pocket Billiards, is here broadened to include not only funny stoires called "snapshots" but also extended meditations on change and death. Thorughout this collection, Taylor combines everyday speech  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Taylor
ISBN: 0807112631 9780807112632 080711264X 9780807112649
OCLC Number: 12103368
Notes: "Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for poetry"--Cover.
Awards: Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, 1986.
Description: viii, 55 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Heartburn --
Barbed wire --
At the swings.
Responsibility: by Henry Taylor.

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The poems in The Flying Change embrace a wide range of subjects and tones. Henry Taylor's concern with the rural anecdote, demonstrated in his two earlier books of poetry, The Horse Show at Midnight and An Afternoon of Pocket Billiards, is here broadened to include not only funny stoires called "snapshots" but also extended meditations on change and death. Thorughout this collection, Taylor combines everyday speech with careful control of traditional forms to produce poems of unusual power. -- from back cover.

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