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Unarmed and Dangerous: New and Selected Poems

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Wyatt Prunty's poems have been described as "quiet, reflective, and of unexpected depth" (Howard Nemerov), "both artful and truthful" (Donald Justice), "a triumph of controlled and understated but powerful emotion" (Anthony Hecht), and "illuminated by a language both skewed and precise" (Walker Percy). As a poet, Prunty—who is also the founder and director of the Sewanee W ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published September 24th 2002 by Johns Hopkins University Press (first published November 30th 1999)
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Ashley
Jun 16, 2011 Ashley rated it it was ok
Well, I really only understood about 1/4 of the poems in this, but that's not the book's fault; I am just incapable of comprehending poetry. The fact that I connected with any is an achievement, so I'm sure poetry people would love this book.
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Mar 22, 2007 Mattie rated it it was amazing
Phenomenal poetry from a phenomenal Sewaneesian
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