Crossing Borders: Selected Shorter Poems

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780811212847
  • Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
  • Publication date: 11/28/1994
  • Series: Paperbook Ser.
  • Pages: 137
  • Product dimensions: 5.21 (w) x 7.95 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Table of Contents

Olive Oatman 10
Merced Canyon 13
Mount Vogelsang 15
Free Climb 17
Ephemeris 21
Flight 23
Watch 26
Camass 30
Grin 32
Letter to Czeslaw Milosz 33
Letter to Paul Alpers 39
The Loon's Egg 48
Argenteuil County 50
I Hate Modern Poetry 54
Dying In 55
Almond Tree 56
My Son Rowing 58
Talks at the Yenan Forum 60
Sora 62
Prepositions of Jet Travel 64
Alamere 70
Eagle 72
Mount Tam i. Mischievousness 76
Mount Tam ii. Tide 78
Mount Tam iii. After the Braque Show 79
Mount Tam iv. Fog 81
Mount Tam v. The Eel 84
Space Sonnets i-ix 88
Middle Kingdom i. From Li Bai Li Po 98
Middle Kingdom ii. From Wang Wei 100
Middle Kingdom iii. From Du Fu 101
Middle Kingdom iv. From Su Dongpo 103
Coppett's Wood Hospital 106
Dawn in Miami 108
Max Scherr's Party 111
"The Achievements of F.R. Scott" 114
Reflections on a Fifty-Eighth Birthday 117
Waiting in Line 119
Za-Zen Window 120
Window Za-Zen 121
Birdnotes 122
Untitled 124
Bay to Breakers 126
For Du Fu 127
Liz at Sixty 129
Yin and Yang 132
Doll Fetish 133
Coast Trail 136
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