Tryst

Overview

Angie Estes' Tryst was named one of two finalists for the 2010 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. The citation called it "a collection of poems remarkable for its variety of subjects, array of genres and nimble use of language."
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Overview

Angie Estes' Tryst was named one of two finalists for the 2010 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. The citation called it "a collection of poems remarkable for its variety of subjects, array of genres and nimble use of language."
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Editorial Reviews

Stephen Burt
Gleeful and gorgeous, delighted by puns and other wordplay (including words from French, Latin and Italian), Estes's fast-paced free verse, rich with internal rhyme, takes rightful pride in the beauties it flaunts and explains.
—The New York Times
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780932440358
  • Publisher: Oberlin College Press
  • Publication date: 4/15/2009
  • Series: FIELD Poetry Series
  • Pages: 86
  • Sales rank: 1,342,330
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

ANGIE ESTES is the author of four collections of poetry, most recently Tryst (Oberlin College Press, 2009), named one of two finalists for the 2010 Pulitzer Prize. Her awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Pushcart Prize, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry, and the Alice Fay di Castagnola Prize from the Poetry Society of America.
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Table of Contents

You Were About
Transcript
Love Letters
Takeoff
Sommersonnenwende
Verba Volant,
You Can Tell
Via Sacra
Script
Here Lightning Has Been
Gloss
Against Bees
Wrap in Parchment and Also Pink Paper
Heart
Bourrée
Alleluya
Saying
Olé
Last Words
Curio
The House in Good Taste
Salles des Départs
First Life of St. Francis
Nevers
So Near Yet So Far
Take Cover
Tryst
Verre Églomisé
It Is Virtually Without Thickness and Has Almost
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