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Windcatcher : new and selected poems, 1964-2006

Author: Breyten Breytenbach
Publisher: Orlando : Harcourt, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Includes poems never before published.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Breyten Breytenbach
ISBN: 9780151015320 0151015325
OCLC Number: 85814147
Description: 167 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: I. Iron cow blues (Poems in exile, 1964-1975). threat of the sick --
report --
death sets in at the feet --
rebel song --
the black city --
departure --
isla negra --
eavesdropper --
there's a large sort of bird my love --
exile, representative --
asylum --
not with the pen but the machine gun --
flame --
letter to butcher from abroad --
prayer --
winter solace --
Dar es Salaam: Harbor of Peace --
I will die and go to my father --
in a burning sea --
firewing --
the essence of death is jealousy --
traveling blind --
jailbird --
wind rose --
Palestine, Israel --
the 12th of April, toward evening --
the flame at the mouth --
2. The undanced dance (poems from prison, 1975-1982). Chopin's fingers --
destination --
the dream --
December --
the commitment --
sweet and somber --
poem on toilet paper --
the wise fool and ars poetica --
there is life --
freezing point --
for the singers --
the conquerors --
for Francois Villon --
memory two --
transit --
mountain prison --
sanctuary --
father --
mother --
the wake --
as of wings --
Isis --
jantra --
your letter --
the riding song of the bridegroom --
metabolic --
"to live is to burn" --
liberation --
3. The lines have fallen unto me in beautiful places (poems from outside, 1983-2006). there is no time --
pre-word --
self-portrait --
wind silence --
where is my love --
picture --
Rimbaud's journey --
New York, September 12, 2001 --
the ashes and us --
the committment remembers --
the cup of words --
the oath --
embark --
Goree hours --
dancing with D at Celra's village festival --
the empty the mountain --
winter work --
Goya --
lookback --
in a cab in the rain, New York --
the meeting --
for Juan Carvajal --
this is the season --
it's not so terrible leaving the battle dishonorably --
the way back --
for Michael Fried: Paris, December, 21, 2004 --
the blood on the doorposts.
Responsibility: Breyten Breytenbach.
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