The Branch Will Not Break (Empty-Grave Extended Edition) [NOOK Book]


Pulitzer Prize-winning poet James Wright shines in this Empty-Grave Extended Edition of "The Branch Will Not Break."

Through forty-three poems, the wordsmith weaves together visions of nature and the decay of American life in true form. Readers can further dig their ...
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The Branch Will Not Break (Empty-Grave Extended Edition)

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Pulitzer Prize-winning poet James Wright shines in this Empty-Grave Extended Edition of "The Branch Will Not Break."

Through forty-three poems, the wordsmith weaves together visions of nature and the decay of American life in true form. Readers can further dig their teeth into interpretation and theme via the comprehensive Word Frequency Report available only in this Empty-Grave release.

Below is a complete list of the poems:
As I Step Over a Puddle at the End of Winter, I Think of an Ancient Chinese Governor
Goodbye to the Poetry of Calcium
In Fear of Harvests
Three Stanzas From Goethe
Autumn Begins in Martins Ferry, Ohio
Lying in a Hammock at William Duffy's Farm in Pine Island, Minnesota
The Jewel
In the Face of Hatred
Fear Is What Quickens Me
A Message Hidden in an Empty Wine Bottle That I Threw into a Cully of Maple Trees One Night at an Indecent Hour
Stages on a Journey Westward
How My Fever Left
Miners In Ohio
Two Poems About President Harding
Eisenhower's Visit to Franco, 1959
In Memory of a Spanish Poet
The Undermining of the Defense Economy
Two Hangovers
Depressed by a Book of Bad Poetry, I Walk Toward an Unused Pasture and Invite the Insects to Join Me
Two Horses Playing in the Orchard
By a Lake in Minnesota
From a Bus Window in Central Ohio, Just Before a Thunder Shower
Trying to Pray
Two Spring Charms
Spring Images
Arriving in the Country Again
In the Cold House
Snowstorm in the Midwest
Having Lost My Sons, I Confront the Wreckage of the Moon: Christmas, 1960
American Wedding
A Prayer to Escape From the Market Place
Today I Was Happy, So I Made this Poem
Mary Bly
To the Evening Star: Central Minnesota
I Was Afraid of Dying
A Blessing
A Dream of Burial
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012294685
  • Publisher: Empty-Grave Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/2/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Empty-Grave Extended Edition
  • Sales rank: 1,204,961
  • File size: 236 KB

Meet the Author

James Arlington Wright (December 13, 1927 – March 25, 1980) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet.

Each year, hundreds of writers gather to pay tribute at the James Wright Poetry Festival in Martins Ferry.

Wright's son Franz Wright is also a poet. Together they are the only parent/child pair to have won a Pulitzer Prize in the same category (Poetry).
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  • Posted May 7, 2011

    These poems look awesome on the Kindle!

    You wouldn't think poetry, with its often unconventional use of space, would translate well to e-readers but this book here will prove you wrong.

    The poems in this release mirror the formatting of the original poems with incredible accuracy.

    The word frequency report is a great value to anyone interested in word choice as well.

    If you like poetry, or James Wright, this one is a must-have.

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