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Whispering to Fool the Wind: Poems

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Winner of the translation prize from the American Academy of Poets.
Paperback, 72 pages
Published June 1st 1982 by Sheep Meadow Press (first published 1981)
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Bobby
Nov 11, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
For the record, my reviews of poetry tend to be very subjective. This volume was hard for me to read in the early going but picked up steam - and made more sense to me - as I got further in. Still, I'd recommend most recent collections of Rios poetry over this one, especially A Small Story About the Sky, my personal fave (so far!) of his.
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In 1952, Alberto Alvaro Ríos was born on the American side of the city of Nogales, Arizona, on the Mexican border. He received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Arizona in 1974 and a MFA in Creative Writing from the same institution in 1979.

He is the author of several collections of poetry, including Dangerous Shirt (Copper Canyon Press, 2009); The Theater of Night (2007); The Smallest Mus
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