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Moment to Moment: Poems of a Mountain Recluse

4.17 of 5 stars 4.17  ·  rating details  ·  48 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Alternating between the loveable irrascibility and self-mocking humor reminiscent of the poet Cold Mountain (Han Shan), Budbill's poems view the modern world from the viewpoint of a New England hermit-scholar. Remarkable for their generous spirit, accessibility and biting criticism, these poems present a poet of strong mind and voice.

"Budbill both informs and moves. He is

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Paperback, 132 pages
Published September 1st 1999 by Copper Canyon Press (first published January 1st 1999)
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William
Now this should be 5's all the way, this piece just kicked me around about my florescent work life -- although as a secondary educator trying to help kids learn, I give up some serotonin for the food of the collective.
Randy Cauthen
Trying to do Han Shan and missing; alternately preachy and a little self-regarding. I wanted to like it.
Trent
Poetry that's clear, clean, pure and simple. Quite delightful.
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overlooked poet.
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