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The Blue Swallows

3.85  ·  Rating details ·  13 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Paperback, 105 pages
Published 1967 by University of Chicago Press
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Emily Crow
Some of my impressions of these poems: intellectual, detached, compelling, annoying, dated, but frequently wrapping up with a powerful finish. Most literature from the 1960s leaves me cold, so I'm not surprised at my mixed reactions, and to be honest, the decade was before my time, so I am sure to have missed some good stuff.

The Blue Swallows consists of four sections of poems. The first, "Legends," takes various looks at the sterile, disconnected world created by modernity--a Suburbia of the
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