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By Marie Ponsot

ISBN-10: 1101947675

ISBN-13: 9781101947678

ISBN-10: 1101947691

ISBN-13: 9781101947692

Marie Ponsot’s Collected Poems is the lovely lifework of the prizewinning poet, accumulated in a single quantity: the area she has made from life’s fireplace for sixty years. the current celebratory quantity covers the vast majority of her released paintings, from True Minds (1956), which was once quantity 5 within the recognized urban lighting Pocket Poets sequence, in the course of the 2009 Easy, her most up-to-date assortment; it is usually a few new paintings, written within the years in view that. here's the lyrical pleasure, the entire diversity of Ponsot’s present for developing the pleasures and pains of a riddle that the song and wit of her language resolve simply within the nick of time, within the “hand-span ability” that's the poem. In reading the robust lifetime of ladies, her poetry is as sensible because it is profound. “Go to a marriage / as to a funeral,” she advises us. “Bury the loss.” (And provides: “Go to a funeral / as to a marriage: / marry the loss.”) amazing during this assortment is the stunning accomplishment of Ponsot’s sonnets: the conventional shape in forms we’ve by no means visible in a single ebook ahead of. Open those pages at any place to adventure “language because the primitive dialect of our human race,” as she has defined it—to steadily input a kingdom that's “what poetry hopes folks and for us: enraptured attention.”

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