Honey and Poison: Selected Poems

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781857545401
  • Publisher: Carcanet Press, Limited
  • Publication date: 4/28/2002
  • Pages: 64
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

'Green time of poplars and willows and rivers unknowing and of gentle banks ...' 9
'At that time living was the best thing in the world' 9
'Time' 10
'Here is what the dogs made: detritus, Let us lift our feet' 11
'Now the hills descend at their ease in endless footpaths' 13
'Excuse me, dear Lady, but why do you mourn' 13
'With true calm we slowly sweep away the air' 14
'What runs now through the grass, has in its very footprints' 14
'From out of you the chalice is raising' 15
'And now - your skin' 15
'The foot of night stands on its feet' 16
'On ne badine pas avec l'amour' 17
'I shall not speak' 17
Soccer Days 18
'The hidden things in which we've erred' 18
Finale 19
'Already past late and before too soon' 21
'I say of you empty shells - not hollow' 21
'Air currents are rippling' 22
'The sea is far away, but it is we who are its wind' 22
'I talk. I speak to you of blues and greens' 23
'I have nothing more for you each day' 23
'Let's sleep here just a little' 24
'Slowly watering the flowers of laughter' 24
Vol de nuit 1. 'I cling to your hand as though having a name' 25
Vol de nuit 2. 'Graduated in law and solitude' 25
Vol de nuit 3. 'On telling me your name springs are born' 26
'Night of the seventh night, when stars shining' 26
'Born you were where the horses sate their thirst' 27
'You, woman of the lake, are of the wind and forge' 27
'What green or yellow, what alteration' 28
'I neither speak of words in themselves nor of chrysanthemums' 28
'My wife of parma violets and cities' 29
'Of autumns mild as a sun seen rising' 29
'Love and lovemaking and making love grow' 30
'About your right leg I am divided' 30
'If it's from our hands the dawn releases us' 31
'Inside springtimes doubtful and impotent' 32
'Go down slowly, till you reach limbo' 33
'The light that shines from stones, from the interior of stone' 33
'A dog lingering at the stoop' 34
'Of snow I knew nothing, nor of sun' 35
'Sorcerer lemon: painful purge' 35
'From out of moons and wheat fields I search a name' 36
'Where were you when it struck four o'clock' 37
'It's eight days now, and I was eight years old' 38
'I, neither having father nor mother, do dishevelled' 38
'On remarking small tremblings' 39
'Now abandoned without any feeling' 39
Within Moments: 1-65 41
'In all the earth so intense' 53
'Breast, center, knot: place' 53
'It lies between the Phaedriades more placid' 54
Anti-Durer 55
The Navigators 55
'I have neither major character faults' 57
'The automobiles sleep. In the disco' 57
'What has been done is equal to what is done' 58
'what lights await our being' 58
'What you don't know doesn't exist' 59
'What you don't know now, you will never' 59
'She doesn't exist - we exist in her' 60
'Arriving at the end of the road, you see from afar' 60
'My death, I cannot give it to you' 61
It's Day 63
Ode 64
Not One More Word 64
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