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Maxfield Parrish: Early and New Poems

4.42  ·  Rating Details ·  73 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
incl THE IRONY OF THE LEASH, SAPPHO'S BOAT et al
Paperback, 229 pages
Published May 1st 1995 by Black Sparrow Press
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jack
Jan 13, 2008 jack rated it it was amazing
so much of my own writing has been informed by this genius. she writes like people actually talk, or maybe just how she actually talks, which if you've ever heard her talk you just kind of want her to never stop.
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Mar 30, 2010 SheaN rated it it was amazing
This is really good, NOO Journal recommended her and I wish I'd known about her my whole life.
Petter Nordal
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These poems remind me of life in the big city. I adore how Myles can use such mundane language and ordinary imagery to make life seem magical.
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Brilliant. Will be re-reading and re-reading. Makes me feel wonder at the world, like the best poetry always does.
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Such a great read. Many quotables.
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Eileen Myles (born 1949, Cambridge, Massachusetts) is probably America's best-known unofficial poet. Her latest book is Sorry, Tree in which she describes “some nature” as well as the transmigration of souls from the east coast to the west. Bust Magazine calls Myles "the rock star of modern poetry" and Holland Cotter in The New York Times describes her as "a cult figure to a generation of post-pun ...more
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