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From the Book of Giants

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for Thom Gunn

There is no east or west

in the wood you fear and seek,

stumbling past a gate of moss

and what you would not take.

And what you thought you had

(the Here that is no rest)

you make from it an aid

to form no east, no west.

No east. No west. No need

for given map or bell,

vehicle, screen, or speed.

Forget the house, forget the hill.

Taking its title from a set of writin
Paperback, 88 pages
Published October 15th 2006 by University Of Chicago Press (first published 2006)
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Dec 22, 2011 Kristin rated it really liked it
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I felt more connected to this book than I did to "In the World's Room." This book seemed more mature, and the language never got in the way of itself. A nice little collection.
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'Found Letter' led me to buy this collection and it towers over everything else here.
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