Yellow Stars and Ice

Yellow Stars and Ice

Author: Susan Stewart

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691217895

Category: Poetry

Page: 82

View: 202

Download Now
From a sequence, "The Countries Surrounding the Garden of Eden": Gihon, that compasseth the whole land At the first frost we found our sheep with strangled hearts, lying on their backs in the frozen clover, their eyes wide open as if they were surprised by a constellation of drought or endless winter. The wolves walked into the snow, like men who have given up living without love; cows would no longer let go of their calves, hiding them deep in the birch groves. Everywhere the roads gave off their wild animal cries, running toward the edge of what we had thought was the world. And the names of things as we knew them would no longer bring them to us.
Yellow Stars and Ice
Language: en
Pages: 82
Authors: Susan Stewart
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-01 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

From a sequence, "The Countries Surrounding the Garden of Eden": Gihon, that compasseth the whole land At the first frost we found our sheep with strangled hearts, lying on their backs in the frozen clover, their eyes wide open as if they were surprised by a constellation of drought or
Dr Space Junk vs The Universe
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Alice Gorman
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-22 - Publisher: MIT Press

A pioneering space archaeologist explores artifacts left behind in space and on Earth, from moon dust to Elon Musk's red sports car. Alice Gorman is a space archaeologist: she examines the artifacts of human encounters with space. These objects, left behind on Earth and in space, can be massive (dead
Cinder
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Susan Stewart
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-07 - Publisher: Graywolf Press

“One of the finest poets of the last fifty years.” —Salt to the Nth, like the truth of an ending unskeined across the crust of the white field. Though it happened only once, I am sending the thought of the thought continuing. To return to the field before the mowing.
Poetry and Animals
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Onno Oerlemans
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-20 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Why do poets write about animals? What can poetry do for animals and what can animals do for poetry? In some cases, poetry inscribes meaning on animals, turning them into symbols or caricatures and bringing them into the confines of human culture. It also reveals and revels in the complexity
Working Classics
Language: en
Pages: 306
Authors: Peter Oresick, Nicholas Coles
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

A diverse collection of 169 poems by 74 poets writing about blue- collar America at work. Arrangement is by author, with indexing that gives access by subjects such as accidents, after work, bosses, various industries, retirement, sabotage, pride in work. The theme of work is a central and evocative one,