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A Harper Perennial paperback original, Ninety-fifth Street is a beautiful new collection of poems by John Koethe, acclaimed by poet Edward Hirsch as an heir to Wallace Stevens. In this, his eighth book of poems, Koethe, the author of North Point North and Falling Water, offers readers the reflections of a poet in mid-life, an “aging child of 62,” passionately engaged with ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published September 8th 2009 by Harper Perennial
(first published August 19th 2009)
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just when you think he's sinking into nostalgia, he slams you with a wall of philosophical inquiry. namely, how do we remember, and what is our relationship to our minds, and how do our minds construct reality, and how does that reality erode and develop? and, line by line, koethe remains one of our most eloquent poets.
John Koethe is an American poet, essayist and professor of philosophy at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. Koethe is originally from San Diego, California. He was educated at Princeton University and Harvard University.Koethe's published work includes Blue Vents (Audit/Poetry, 1969), Domes (Columbia University Press, 1973), The Late Wisconsin Spring (Princeton University Press, 1984), The Con ...more