A Dream of Summer: Poems for the Sensuous Season
by Robert Atwan
In summer, as Mary Oliver writes: "There are satisfactions beyond number; fishermen get their catch, the food is delicious and real, the sail has just enough wind; the children, in the country at least, play riotously and can hardly be persuaded to remember the necessity of sleep, even when the fireflies are blinking as high as their bedroom windows. Also, the heat makes o...more
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published June 15th 2004 by Beacon Press
(first published 2004)
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Robert Atwan has been the series editor of The Best American Essays since its inception in 1986. He has edited numerous literary anthologies and written essays and reviews for periodicals nationwide.More about Robert Atwan...