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Night of a Thousand Blossoms

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In these poems, the poet restlessly inhabits the night, finding it terrifying and beautiful, searching for meaning in the yard, the neighborhood, the heavens and every wise book he owns. These urban pastoral meditations employ ritual and repetition to create a kind of mantra, seeking surrender to that state of meditation leading to enlightenment—yet arguing with the idea ...more
Paperback, 80 pages
Published April 1st 2004 by Alice James Books
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I would have liked to have rated this book higher, because I find the poems so linguistically rich. For some of the poems I could very much relate to the message, while others left me cold. Still, a worthy collection.
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I find myself coming back to these poems often. I don't have the words to describe how these poems move me. They are beautiful.
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