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Toward the distant islands new & selected poems

Author: Hayden Carruth; Sam Hamill
Publisher: Port Townsend, Wash. : Copper Canyon Press, 2006.
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Collects works by American poet Hayden Carruth, including lyrics; narratives; comic, meditative, and erotic poems; and reflections on the natural world.
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Carruth, Hayden, 1921-2008.
Toward the distant islands.
Port Townsend, Wash. : Copper Canyon Press, 2006
(OCoLC)607779872
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hayden Carruth; Sam Hamill
ISBN: 1556592361 9781556592362
OCLC Number: 61881105
Description: xiv, 181 p. ; 19 cm.
Contents: The Buddhist painter prepares to paint --
Reflexive --
November : Indian summer --
Purana, meaning once upon a time --
Naming for love --
Adolf Eichmann --
Burning dawn --
Freedom and discipline --
Selected haiku [from The Clay Hill anthology] --
Concerning necessity --
The ravine --
Once more --
The cows at night --
Emergency haying --
The birds of Vietnam --
Abandoned ranch, Big Bend --
The loon on Forrester's Pond --
August first --
Essay --
The joy and agony of improvisation --
Essay on stone --
John Dryden --
Johnny Spain's white heifer --
Marshall Washer --
The poet --
On being asked to write a poem against the war in Vietnam --
Regarding chainsaws --
Song of the two crows --
The oldest killed lake in North America --
Sometimes when lovers lie quietly together, unexpectedly one of them will feel the other's pulse --
The impossible indispensability of the ars poetica --
Of distress being humiliated by the classical Chinese poets --
Survival as Tao, beginning at 5:00 A.M. --
"Sure," said Benny Goodman, --
Pa McCabe --
Pray you young woman --
Assignment --
Birthday cake --
Testament --
Ecstasy --
Prepare --
Because I am --
The sound --
Dearest M--
--
Saturday morning in mundane Munnsville --
Saturday was the first day of the new millennium --
Elegance --
Letter to Denise --
The new quarry --
Springtime, 1998 --
Selected haiku --
Fanfare for the common man, no. 2 --
Adoration is not irrelevant --
Two poets --
Navel --
On being marginalized --
Complaint and petition --
The little girl who learned the saving way --
Two white stones --
February morning --
Small fundamental essay --
A few dilapidated arias.
Responsibility: Hayden Carruth ; edited and with an introduction by Sam Hamill.
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Collects works by American poet Hayden Carruth, including lyrics; narratives; comic, meditative, and erotic poems; and reflections on the natural world.

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