Wakefulness : poems /

Progressive awakenings occur in all these verses. Each sense is engaged, and there is a search for epiphanies of the spirit, too. We are in history but also in the present - in buildings, churches, homes, trains, and cars; then back in the open pursuing the course to Baltimore and Bucharest, to the...

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Main Author: Ashbery, John, 1927-2017 (Author)
Other Authors: Cohen, Marc J. (Book Designer) (book jacket designer.)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998.
Edition:First edition.
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505 0 |a Wakefulness -- Baltimore -- Palindrome of Evening -- Cousin Sarah's Knitting -- Last Night I Dreamed I Was in Bucharest -- Added Poignancy -- Quarry -- Laughing Gravy -- From Such Commotion -- Moderately -- Alive at Every Passage -- The Burden of the Park -- At the Station -- Another Kind of Afternoon -- Tangled Star -- Deeply Incised -- Tropical Sex -- The Friend at Midnight -- Stung by Something -- The Last Romantic -- Shadows in the Street -- The Earth-Tone Madonna -- Dear Sir or Madam -- The Laughter of Dead Men -- Discordant Data -- Bogus Inspections -- Floatingly -- Tenebrae -- Outside My Window the Japanese ... -- Any Other Time -- Probably Based on a Dream -- The Village of Sleep -- In My Head -- The Spacious Firmament -- Proximity -- Going Away Any Time Soon -- Like America -- New Constructions -- Whiteout -- A French Stamp -- One Man's Poem -- The Pathetic Fallacy -- From Old Notebooks -- Many Colors -- Autumn in the Long Avenue -- Snow -- Within the Hour -- The Dong with the Luminous Nose -- Come On, Dear -- Gentle Reader -- Homecoming. 
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