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Last Blue : Poems - Gerald Stern

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Published: 1st June 2001
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Following his National Book Award winner, This Time, Gerald Stern further explores history and memory, the casual miracles of relationships, and his irrevocable connection to the natural world. The weight of history and the bouyance of memory, the casual miracles of relationships, and his irrevocable connection to the natural world are some of Gerald Stern's ongoing themes in this new book. The poems in Last Blue range in tone from the joyously unrestrained to the quietly somber. A Stern poem can begin with the majestic cadences of an Old Testament psalm, turn on an almost invisible hinge, and bring into focus the smallest detail. Here is a radiant collection from an essential voice in American poetry.

One of the Smallestp. 13
Plumap. 19
Pamet Harborp. 20
Against the Crusadesp. 21
Ravagesp. 23
Whatever Paris Meantp. 24
Someone to Watch Over Mep. 26
Wailingp. 27
An Explanationp. 30
Which One?p. 32
A Separate Logicp. 33
Visiting My Own House in Iowa Cityp. 35
Domesticp. 37
Big Annie Rooneyp. 38
Scratchp. 39
Lightp. 43
The Sorrowsp. 45
Progress and Povertyp. 48
His Cupp. 51
Dirty Handsp. 57
Greek Neighbor Home from the Hospitalp. 58
Pennsylvania Biop. 60
Massachusetts Songp. 62
Old Scarfp. 63
A Rose Between the Sheetsp. 65
Swiftsp. 66
Street of the Butchersp. 68
About Womenp. 69
Last Homep. 71
Forsythiap. 72
Lavenderp. 73
Larry Levis Visits Easton, Pa. During a November Freezep. 74
Short Wordsp. 79
The Musicp. 81
Nightp. 83
Drowning on the Pamet Riverp. 84
Artp. 85
Mexicanp. 87
Parisp. 89
Already Aprilp. 90
March 27p. 91
The Dove's Neckp. 92
Sleepp. 94
August 20-21p. 95
This Lifep. 97
First Gardeniap. 98
The Jokep. 99
Snowdropp. 101
December 98p. 102
Last Bluep. 105
Vision and What It Wasp. 108
Kingdomp. 110
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ISBN: 9780393321623
ISBN-10: 0393321622
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 112
Published: 1st June 2001
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.1 x 14.0  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.16
Edition Number: 1