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The world began with yes : new poems

Author: Erica Jong
Publisher: Pasadena, CA : Red Hen Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : First edition
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Erica Jong has never stopped writing poetry. It was her first love and it has provided inspiration for all her other books. In a dark time, she celebrates life. Her title comes from the Brazilian genius Clarice Lispector who was deeply in love with life despite many tragedies. Life challenges us to celebrate even when our very existence is threatened. Never have we needed poetry more. Jong believes that the poet  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erica Jong
ISBN: 9781597098465 1597098469
OCLC Number: 1049575338
Description: 90 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The world began with yes --
The breathing of the world --
Child on the beach --
Oracle of light --
Unicorns --
Acupuncturist --
News --
Blue bird, red bird --
Child's play --
"Be careful darkness" --
Day of atonement --
Brief Valentine --
Connoisseur of longing --
Hats --
Inside out --
One --
Love to his soul --
New theory of love --
Where the poem comes from --
Emily's birthday --
Emily Dickinson: a new Daguerreotype --
Poetry is better than Xanax --
Spanking --
Visible/Invisible --
Why I hate the news --
Your eggs --
Writing poetry again --
The mental traveler --
The Danish poet --
What is love? --
Facebook friend --
Not a bot --
On hearing that Alice Munro is now a stamp --
The wish not heard --
Breasts --
Dying is not black --
Almost dying --
Not with a bang but a whimper --
The world --
Her death --
Taking the train --
Prophet's storm --
Speaking with the dead --
Breath's end.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Erica Jong.

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Erica Jong has never stopped writing poetry. It was her first love and it has provided inspiration for all her other books. In a dark time, she celebrates life. Her title comes from the Brazilian genius Clarice Lispector who was deeply in love with life despite many tragedies. Life challenges us to celebrate even when our very existence is threatened. Never have we needed poetry more. Jong believes that the poet sees the world in a grain of sand and eternity in a wild floweras Blake wrote. Her work has always stressed the importance of the lives of women, women's creativity, and self-confidence. She sees her role as a writer as inspiring future poets to come.

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