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Strong is your hold

Author: Galway Kinnell
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD audio : Music : Audio book, etc.   Sound Recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here is the eleventh book of poems from Galway Kinnell. In this striking and various collection, he gives us poems of itermingling with the natural world, love poems and evocations of sexuality, poems about his father, his children, poet friends, poet heroes, and mythic figures. Included also is "When the Towers Fell, " his stunning requiem for those who died in the World Trade Center on 9/11. The book"s title  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kinnell, Galway, 1927-
Strong is your hold.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2006
(OCoLC)607912967
Material Type: Music, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Galway Kinnell
ISBN: 0618224971 9780618224975
OCLC Number: 65820108
Description: 69 pages ; 24 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: The stone table --
Everyone was in love --
It all comes back --
Inés on vacation --
Dinner party --
Hide-and-seek --
Conversation --
Ode and elegy --
Feathering --
Burning the brush pile --
Pulling a nail --
The quick and the dead --
When the towers fell --
Middle path --
How could she not --
The scattering of Evan Jones' ashes --
The 26th of December --
Promissory note --
Shelley --
Sex --
Insomniac --
Field notes --
Walnut --
Pure balance --
Why regret?
Responsibility: Galway Kinnell.
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Here is the eleventh book of poems from Galway Kinnell. In this striking and various collection, he gives us poems of itermingling with the natural world, love poems and evocations of sexuality, poems about his father, his children, poet friends, poet heroes, and mythic figures. Included also is "When the Towers Fell, " his stunning requiem for those who died in the World Trade Center on 9/11. The book"s title derives from Walt Whitman"s "Last Invocation": "Strong is your hold, omortal flesh, / Strong is your hold, O love" A CD of the author reading his work is included--Publisher.

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