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Figures for an apocalypse

Author: Thomas Merton
Publisher: Norfolk, Connecticut : New Directions, [1947] ©1947
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Poetry
American poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Merton
OCLC Number: 14521467
Notes: Poems.
"Poetry and the contemplative life, an essay": pages [93]-111.
Description: 111 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Figures for an apocalypse --
Landscape: wheatfields --
Two states of prayer --
A letter to America --
Three postcards from the monastery --
On the anniversary of my baptism --
Song: contemplation --
A mysterious song in the spring of the year --
Canticle for the Blessed Virgin --
Duns scotus --
Two desert fathers --
Spring: monastery farm --
St. John's night --
The song of the traveller --
Evening: zero weather --
The transformation: for the Sacred Heart --
Rievaulx: St. Ailred --
Theory of prayer --
Clairvaux prison --
Natural history --
A Christmas card --
Winter afternoon --
Freedom as experience --
The sowing of meanings --
Pilgrims' song --
The landfall --
The poet, to his book --
Poetry and the contemplative life: an essay.
Other Titles: Poetry and the contemplative life.
Responsibility: by Thomas Merton.

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