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Eating the Honey of Words

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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
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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 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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