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Reaching out to the world : new and selected prose poems

Author: Robert Bly
Publisher: Buffalo, N.Y. : White Pine Press, ©2009.
Series: Marie Alexander poetry series, no. 12.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The definitive collection of Robert Bly's prose poems by one of the masters of the form.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Bly
ISBN: 9781935210023 1935210025
OCLC Number: 261175897
Description: 110 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Walking by the ocean. Eleven o'clock at night ; November day at McClure's Beach ; The dead seal ; Finding a chunk of amethyst ; A conversation with the octopus hunter ; Calm morning ; A rock inlet on the Pacific ; Looking into a tide pool ; Sitting on some rocks in Shaw Cove ; The sand grains ; A day on the sea ; Mangrove islands in the early morning --
Living on a farm. August rain ; Walking where the plows have been turning ; Fall ; Two days on the farm ; Dawn in threshing time ; Going out to check the ewes ; The farm granary ; Sunset at a lake ; Opening the door of a barn I thought was empty on New Year's Eve ; Coming in for supper ; It takes so long to finish a poem ; Finding the father ; Snowed in again ; The old man with missing fingers ; A bird's nest made of white reed fibers ; "Death could come!" --
Six friends. Hearing Gary Snyder read ; Andrei Voznesensky reading in Vancouver ; Visiting Emily Dickinson's grave with Robert Francis ; Seeing Creeley for the first time ; Pundit Jasraj in concert ; Visiting Thomas Hart Benton and his wife in Kansas City --
The hockey poem --
Potatoes, mushrooms, and oyster shells. A potato ; An orange ; The thumb ; A mushroom ; An onion ; A dead wren in my hand ; A caterpillar ; A hollow tree ; Some cucumber leaves ; A willow leaf ; An oyster shell ; Finding a chunk of wood on a walk ; The skull-bone --
Love poems. An open rose ; The inner furnace ; A bouquet of ten roses ; The cry going out over pastures ; A day alone ; The gift we gave ; Grass from two years ; The lover's body as a community of protozoa --
Starfish, rock crabs, and sea lions. Walking swiftly ; The starfish ; A moth ; Some sea lions ; A married man looking at a cherry tree ; A pine tree ; The couple I do not know sitting by the shore near Carmel ; The skin on a horse's neck ; The rock crab ; The moon traveling alone ; A salamander ; Elephants in Kenya ; Climbing up Mount Vision with my little boy.
Series Title: Marie Alexander poetry series, no. 12.
Responsibility: Robert Bly.

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