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Squares and Courtyards: Poems

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Marilyn Hacker is one of America's best-known and beloved poets. Her well-wrought, formalist meditations on everyday life, history, illness, and womanhood -- among other topics -- have won her nearly every major poetry prize and a devoted readership the world over. Her new collection, Squares and Courtyards, opens with these lines:

Is it the boy in me who's looking out


Paperback, 112 pages
Published December 17th 2000 by W. W. Norton & Company (first published 2000)
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Marilyn Hacker is a National Book Award winning poet who splits her time between New York City and Paris, who has released something like 13 collections of poetry in her career. She attended NYU when she was a teenage
These poems were boring. I read to the middle of the book and didn't find anything I liked.
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Marilyn Hacker is an American poet, translator, critic, and professor of English.

Her books of poetry include Presentation Piece (1974), which won the National Book Award, Love, Death, and the Changing of the Seasons (1986), and Going Back to the River (1990). In 2009, Hacker won the PEN Award for Poetry in Translation for King of a Hundred Horsemen by Marie Étienne, which also garnered the first R
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