Orpheus & Eurydice: A Lyric Sequence

Orpheus & Eurydice: A Lyric Sequence

by Gregory Orr

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781619320659
Publisher: Copper Canyon Press
Publication date: 12/11/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 80
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Gregory Orr is the author of ten books of poetry, four collections of criticism, and a memoir that was selected by Publishers Weekly as a "Best Book of the Year." The former poetry editor for the Virginia Quarterly Review, Orr teaches at the University of Virginia and lives in Charlottesville.

Table of Contents

The Entrance to the Underworld
When I first saw...5
Is this what...6
We've come...7
In the Meadow...8
In my dream...10
A snake...11
His Lament12
When I was alive...17
She paused...18
Orpheus Descending19
I was moving...21
When Eurydice saw him22
Look, they descend23
Orpheus stood in the dark...
The Ghosts Listen to Orpheus Sing27
My body was never marred29
Because I sensed31
It hurt me to hear...33
When they said...34
In the cave mouth...35
Once the two of us36
It's winter...
In the shadows...41
His Grief43
Far below, plowed fields...44
The Wedge45
The Maenads47
Warned his song...48
By the Shore49
His Dream: The Black Tree/Thirst50
Tomb of Orpheus51
Fields took on...

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