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Before Recollection : Princeton Series of Contemporary Poets - Ann Lauterbach

Before Recollection

Princeton Series of Contemporary Poets

Paperback

Published: 21st February 1987
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Ann Lauterbach
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The outlook such that time is told on waking,
Without aid of cock or clock's crow.
In fact all the birds are elsewhere,
Poised on glossy page or in some fall
Migration. Sun up over mountain is precision,
Then mist travels, exhaling day.
All else, all change, is air,
Dew relenting on the blades
And mirror rhymes
Where water bears resemblance:
A strut of hues to pale even Revlon's alchemy and,
In the center of its glaze, a cauldron of sky-cast blue.

"Lauterbach's philosophical poems are concerned with the naming of things, with our perception of emotions, ideas, and objects... [a] small, memorable collection..."--The Bloomsbury Review

ISBN: 9780691014371
ISBN-10: 069101437X
Series: Princeton Series of Contemporary Poets
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 90
Published: 21st February 1987
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 14.61  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.11