Atlantis [NOOK Book]

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The poignant, accomplished new collection of poetry from the author of My Alexandria--1993 winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, Los Angeles Times Book Award, 1993 National Book Award Finalist.
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Overview

The poignant, accomplished new collection of poetry from the author of My Alexandria--1993 winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, Los Angeles Times Book Award, 1993 National Book Award Finalist.
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Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
A winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for My Alexandria, Doty offers "eloquent meditations on the essential themesmortality and life, beauty and loss" LJ 4/14/93in poems haunted by the specter of AIDS.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780061967863
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/13/2009
  • Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 1,252,944
  • File size: 192 KB

Meet the Author

Mark Doty's books of poetry and nonfiction prose have been honored with numerous distinctions, including the National Book Critics Circle Award, the PEN/Martha Albrand Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and, in the United Kingdom, the T. S. Eliot Prize. In 2008, he won the National Book Award for Fire to Fire: New and Selected Poems. He is a professor at the University of Houston, and he lives in New York City.

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Table of Contents

Description 3
Four Cut Sunflowers, One Upside Down 6
A Green Crab's Shell 8
Rope 10
A Display of Mackerel 14
Couture 16
Grosse Fuge 20
At the Boatyard 29
A Letter from the Coast 32
To the Storm God 35
In the Community Garden 38
Breakwater 40
Long Point Light 44
Atlantis 49
Two Cities 67
Tunnel Music 70
Crepe de Chine 71
Migratory 74
Homo Will Not Inherit 76
Fog Argument 83
Wreck 86
Two Ruined Boats 88
March 92
Nocturne in Black and Gold 94
Aubade: Opal and Silver 99
Notes 103
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    Posted March 25, 2013

    A black ship lands

    Out of it steps Rissencrest, looking worried about something. He is holding a link ring. He proceeds to city square.

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  • Posted May 24, 2010

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    Amazing

    Mark Doty's, Atlantis, is heart-wrenching, thoughtful, powerful, and enlightening. His poems are very powerful as he talks of losing his partner to AIDS, how the diagnosis changed their lives, and also of things he has experience. This is definitely a must read. He uses amazing imagery to make you feel as if you were there watching the scenes he describes; there's no need to try and understand his deeper meaning as he pretty much lays the subject and emotions right in front of the reader. Some of the best poetry I've read, and very, very touching.

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    Posted February 12, 2010

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