The Mud Actor

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A reissuing of The Mud Actor, the debut collection of poetry by Cyrus Cassells.

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Overview

A reissuing of The Mud Actor, the debut collection of poetry by Cyrus Cassells.

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“. . . Black poets have panted for so long around the base of the Racial Mountain; only a few greats have seen the view from its summit. Most of us find the climb arduous, weighted down as we are by guilt, suspicion, and envy. . . . And here comes Cyrus Cassells bouncing down toward us, having descended, it seems, by parachute. How can such a young man have learned the ancestral wisdom? . . . an auspicious debut. . . .”
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Meet the Author

CYRUS CASSELLS’s first book, The Mud Actor, was a 1982 National Poetry Series selection and a finalist for the Bay Area Book Reviewers Award. Named as one of the Best Books of 1994 by Publishers Weekly, his second volume, Soul Make A Path Through Shouting, was also awarded the Poetry Society of America’s William Carlos Williams Award, and was a finalist for the Associated Writing Program Series Award and the Lenore Marshall Prize for outstanding book of the year. Beautiful Signor, his third collection, received a 1997 Lambda Literary Award and was a finalist for the Bay Area Book Reviewers Award. His most recent book, Riders on the Back of Silence, is a novel in verse. He has been a recipient of the Peter I.B. Lavan Younger Poet Award of the Academy of American Poets, a Pushcart Prize and Lannan Literary Award, among other honors. A graduate of Stanford University, Cassells is Associate Professor of English at Southwest Texas State University near Austin, Texas.

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Table of Contents

ORIGINS
A Childhood
The Mud Actor
La Luna Verde

FIN DE SIECLE: MEDITATIONS TO SATIE
Gymnopedies
Gnossiennes
Three Pieces in the Form of a Pear
Nocturnes

THE COLORS OF ANOTHER HOME
Typhoon
The Child You Call Eeyore
To Dream the Energy of Clay
Landscape with Traveler
The Pillow
Rumors
Bound Feet
The Servant (Music and Blindness)
Stoic Pose
The Blossoms
The Woman with the Tangled Hair
The Colors of Another Home
The Memory of Hiroshima

POSTSCRIPT

NOTES

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