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Sixty poems

Author: Charles Simic
Publisher: Orlando, Fla. : Harcourt, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Gathers sixty poems from nine of Charles Simic's collections spanning 1986-2005, which explore themes in history, spirituality, and American culture.
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Genre/Form: Collections
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Simic
ISBN: 9780156035644 0156035642
OCLC Number: 167764292
Notes: "A Harvest original."
Description: 99 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: From Unending blues. Toward nightfall --
Against whatever it is that's encroaching --
From The book of gods and devils. St. Thomas Aquinas --
Factory --
Shelley --
The devils --
The white room --
The big war --
Paradise --
In the library --
From Hotel Insomnia. The prodigal --
Hotel Insomnia --
The tiger --
A book full of pictures --
Evening walk --
Romantic sonnet --
The old world --
Country fair --
From a Wedding in hell. Paradise motel --
The clocks of the dead --
Leaves --
Transport --
Crazy about her shrimp --
Reading history --
Empires --
Mystics --
Via de Tritone --
The secret --
From Walking the black cat. Mirrors at 4 A.M. --
Cameo appearance --
What the gypsies told my grandmother while she was still a young girl --
Little unwritten book --
Slaughterhouse flies --
An address with exclamation points --
Entertaining the canary --
Ghosts --
At the cookout --
Club Midnight --
Pastoral harpisichord --
Have you met Miss Jones? --
From Jackstraws. The soul has many brides --
Mummy's curse --
The common insects of North America --
The toy --
From Night picnic. Unmade beds --
The one to worry about --
Sunday papers --
The altar --
My father attributed immortality to waiters --
The lives of the alchemists --
From The voice at 3:00 A.M. Grayheaded schoolchildren --
Serving time --
Late September --
From My noiseless entourage. Self-portrait in bed --
To dreams --
My noiseless entourage --
Description of a lost thing --
My turn to confess --
In the planetarium --
Pigeons at dawn.
Other Titles: Poems.
60 poems
Responsibility: Charles Simic.
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Gathers sixty poems from nine of Charles Simic's collections spanning 1986-2005, which explore themes in history, spirituality, and American culture.

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