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Silence in the snowy fields : poems.

Author: Robert Bly
Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, [1962]
Edition/Format:   Book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Striking and moving poems that are rooted deep in the earth

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Bly
ISBN: 0819510157 9780819510150
OCLC Number: 280817
Description: 60 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Eleven poems of solitude --
Three kinds of pleasures --
Return to solitude --
Waking from sleep --
Hunting pheasants in a cornfield --
Surprised by evening --
Thinking of Wallace Stevens on the first snowy day in December --
Sunset at the lake --
Fall --
Approaching winter --
Driving toward the Lac Qui Parle River --
Poem in three parts --
Awakening --
Unrest --
Awakening --
Poem against the rich --
Poem against the British --
Where we must look for help --
Remembering in Oslo the picture of the Magna Carta --
Summer, 1960, Minnesota --
With pale women in Maryland --
Driving through Ohio --
At the funeral of Great-aunt Mary --
On the ferry across Chesapeake Bay --
Man writes to a part of himself --
Depression --
Driving to town late to mail a letter --
Getting up early --
Late spring day in my life --
Love poem --
"Taking the hands" --
Afternoon sleep --
Images suggested by medieval music --
Solitude late at night in the woods --
Watering the horse --
In a train --
Silence on the roads --
After working --
Clear air of October --
Laziness and silence --
September night with an old horse --
Night --
After drinking all night with a friend, we go out in a boat at dawn to see who can write the best poem --
Old boards --
Late at night during a visit with friends --
Silence --
Snowfall in the afternoon.

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"Bly has pared his images (most of them stemming from a life close to natural phenomena) down to the bone and used them with charm and ingenuousness."--Beloit Poetry Journal

 
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