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A Brilliant Collection Spanning Half A Century, From One Of America's Most Prominent And Powerful Poets

Robert Bly has had many roles in his illustrious career. He is a chronicler and mentor of young poets, was a leader of the antiwar movement, founded the men's movement, and wrote the bestselling book Iron John, which brought the men's movement to the attention of the worl...more
ebook, 288 pages
Published October 6th 2009 by HarperCollins e-books (first published 1999)
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I am afraid there’ll be a moment when
I fail you, friend; I will turn slightly
Away, our eyes will not meet, and out in the field
There will be no one.
Gary McDowell
I like his prose poems. But the Zen stuff gets a bit heavy for me at times.... Still great stuff.
Jerry Oliver
Great collection of poems from a great poet that includes a few classics.
Laura Rodd
I really only found 3 poems in a body of 200 that spoke to me deeply.
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Robert Bly (born December 23, 1926) is an American poet, author, activist and leader of the Mythopoetic Men's Movement.
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“I am afraid there’ll be a moment when
I fail you, friend; I will turn slightly
Away, our eyes will not meet, and out in the field
There will be no one.”
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