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Life sentence : selected poems

Author: Nina Cassian; William Jay Smith
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, [1990] ©1990
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Translations
Named Person: Nina Cassian; Nina Cassian; Nina Cassian
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nina Cassian; William Jay Smith
ISBN: 0393027864 9780393027860
OCLC Number: 19722200
Language Note: Translated from Romanian.
Description: xxiv, 129 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: On an old theme --
The birds are white and triangular --
Ecstasy --
Memories --
Part of a bird --
The burning of the famous Castle Nevermore --
The couple --
Evolution --
The inclined plane --
Game mistress --
Ballad of the Jack of Diamonds --
Vacation --
Dialogue of the wind and the sea --
The master and Margarita --
Ceremony of zero weather --
The troubled bay --
Controversy --
Temptation --
Kisses --
Greed --
Longing --
Bread and wine --
They cut me in two --
Pain --
I wanted to stay in September --
It was a love --
Stained-glass window --
It is evening, my love --
Intimacy --
Ready for goodbye --
Dream girl --
Because you don't love me --
Gerundive --
burning --
The first and last night of love --
Face to face of no use --
Escape --
Cold --
A happening --
The young bat --
The blood --
She was beautiful and wicked --
Romance --
Like Gulliver --
Thanks --
The good old habits --
Orchestra --
Pride --
Project of wisdom --
Sand --
Morning exercises --
Lady of miracles --
With a thin pencil of platinum --
Ghost --
Mud --
The widow --
The cripples --
The green elephant --
Dead still --
The bear --
Agoraphobia --
A dream of drought --
The rabbit --
The doors --
Exorcism --
Sacrilege --
Fable --
Postmeridian --
Fairytale --
That animal --
The caterpillar --
Arguing with chaos --
The big-billed swan --
It frightens me --
The syllables of the lie --
And when summer comes to an end --
Human --
What I told the squirrel --
A famous woman --
Extraordinary performance --
Self-portrait --
Farce --
Softening, softening --
Joyful sacrifice --
To my critics --
Tirade for the next-to-last act --
The kiwi bird --
Night must fall --
Point of view --
Repetitio --
The afterlife --
Please five this seat to an elderly or disabled person --
Orbits --
Three priests --
Poetry --
My parents bent over a book --
Vowel --
Licentiousness --
Spell.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Nina Cassian ; edited, and with an introduction, by William Jay Smith.

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