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House of Days: Poems

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Paperback, 86 pages
Published March 31st 1998 by Holt/Owl
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Dustin Pickering
I felt this book was thoughtful and unique. At first glance, the poems are common and basic, but a subtlty and heart encompasses them that is rare in contemporary poetry.

Parini is a scholar of literature and is a serious thinker on theological matters, and he isn't shy to put his own stamp in what he finds. "House of Days" sounds almost Hebraic-- yet it is a commonplace simplicity that is embraced, the mind's memories and the poet's growth into himself. We all live in a house of days, and its o
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Jay Parini (born 1948) is an American writer and academic. He is known for novels and poetry, biography and criticism.