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Jersey rain

Author: Robert Pinsky
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Now assembled in this book, the Poet Laureate's poems become part of a larger, fugue-like meditation on the themes of life guided by Hermes: deity of music and deception, escort of the dead, inventor of instruments, the brilliant messenger and trickster of heaven.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Pinsky
ISBN: 0374178879 9780374178871
OCLC Number: 42080318
Description: 52 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Samurai song --
Vessel --
Ode to meaning --
Autumn quartet --
ABC --
An alphabet of my dead --
The haunted ruin --
To the phoenix --
A phonebook cover Hermes of the nineteen-forties --
The cycles --
Porch steps --
The superb Lily --
Summer in Saratoga Springs --
To television --
The green piano --
Machines --
Victrola --
Song --
Steel drum variations --
The hall --
The tragic chorus --
In memory of Congresswoman Barbara Jordan --
Biography --
At the Worcester Museum --
The knight's prayer --
Jersey rain.
Responsibility: Robert Pinsky.

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Now assembled in this book, the Poet Laureate's poems become part of a larger, fugue-like meditation on the themes of life guided by Hermes: deity of music and deception, escort of the dead, inventor of instruments, the brilliant messenger and trickster of heaven.

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