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If You Call This Cry A Song

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Hardcover, 107 pages
Published January 1st 1983 by Countryman Press
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Hayden Carruth, If You Call This Cry a Song (Countryman Press, 1983)

This collection, written over the course of thirty years, contains material published in magazines and then, for all intents and purposes, forgotten about. Carruth tells us in the introduction that when he stumbled upon it he recognized some old favorites, and thus the birth of this collection.

As seen in The Bird/Poem Book, Carruth is a far better writer than he is a selector of poetry. When he is good, he is very very good, and
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Hayden Carruth (August 3, 1921 – September 29, 2008) was an American poet and literary critic. The novelist of the same name (1862-1932) was his grandfather. He taught at Syracuse University.

Hayden Carruth grew up in Woodbury, Connecticut, and was educated at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and at the University of Chicago. He lived in Johnson, Vermont for many years. Carruth taugh
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