People on a Bridge

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Since those early days, the complete poetry list has grown to include prize-winning poets from twenty-nine countries. Many of the poets have toured and been ...

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Overview

Dufour Editions, an independent publisher and distributor for more than forty years, has an established reputation as a fine literary house. International poetry has always been outstanding in the list, which initially began with some of Thomas Kinsella's and John Montague's first books from the prestigious Dolmen Press.

Since those early days, the complete poetry list has grown to include prize-winning poets from twenty-nine countries. Many of the poets have toured and been interviewed in the U.S. Some are Nobel Prize winners. This catalog introduces some highly regarded poets from publishers whose lists are being distributed in the U.S. and Canada for the first time.

The rewards in publishing poetry are sometimes sublime, as opposed to commercial, but reader response over the years has justified our commitment. The strength of the list is evidenced on this page, on which we salute recent prize-winners whose books are currently being read throughout the world.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780948259708
  • Publisher: Forest Books
  • Publication date: 12/28/1991
  • Pages: 78
  • Product dimensions: 5.72 (w) x 8.26 (h) x 0.26 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Translator's note
People on a bridge/Ludzie na moscie 2
Big numbers/Wielka liczba 11
Beneath one little star/Pod jedna gwiazdka 12
In praise of my sister/Pochwala siostry 13
Portrait of woman/Portret kobiecy 14
Lot's wife/Zona Lota 15
Homecoming/Powroty 17
Laughter/Smiech 18
On the tower of Babel/Na wiezy Babel 20
Happy love/Milosc szczesliwa 21
Thank-you/Podziekowanie 22
An old singer/Stary spiewak 24
Wrong number/Pomylka 25
Perfect/pewnosc 26
Pi/Liczba Pi 27
The terrorist, he watches/Terrorysta, on patrzy 31
A contribution on pornography/Glos w sprawie pornografii 32
Funeral/Pogrzeb 33
A dinosaur's skeleton/Szkielet jaszczura 34
Experiment/Eksperyment 36
Utopia/Utopia 37
Reality/Jawa 41
Miracle mart/Jarmark cudow 43
In praise of dreams/Pochwala snow 45
Instant living/Zycie na poczekaniu 47
Theatrical impressions/Wrazenia z teatru 49
Water/Woda 50
The sky/Niebo 52
Railway station/Dworzec 54
May be left untitled/Moze byc bez tytulu 56
Reality demands/Rzeczywistosc wymaga 58
The classic/Klasyk 60
Letters of the dead/Listy umarlych 61
A version of events/Wersja wydarzen 62
Unwritten poem reviewed/Recenzja z nie napisanego wiersza 65
An elegiac account/Rachunek elegijny 68
Rachunek elegijny/An elegiac account 72
Index of titles 72
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