"This is poetry worthy loving, hating, and combating over."―The ny occasions ebook Review
Here is the definitive choice of poetry from one in every of America’s best-loved writers―now on hand in paperback. With the booklet of this e-book, 8 volumes of poetry have been introduced again into print, together with the early nature-based lyrics of Plain Song, the explosive Outlyer & Ghazals, and the startling "correspondence" with a useless Russian poet in Letters to Yesenin. additionally incorporated is an advent by way of Harrison, a number of formerly uncollected poems, and "Geo-Bestiary," a 34-part paean to earthly passions. The form of the Journey confirms Jim Harrison’s position one of the such a lot wonderful and crucial poets writing today.
"Behind the phrases one consistently feels the presence of a passionate, exuberant guy who's whilst possessed of a short, refined intelligence and a deeply wondering perspective towards lifestyles. Harrison writes so winningly that one is just content material to be within the presence of a author this very important, this large-spirited."―The ny instances ebook Review
"(An) untrammelled renegade genius… here’s a poet speaking to you rather than round himself, whereas doing completely fabulous and outrageous issues with language."―Publishers Weekly
"Readers can wander the woods of this assortment for a life-time and nonetheless be surprised at what they find."―Booklist (starred review.)
When the fabric version of this e-book used to be first released, it instantly grew to become considered one of Copper Canyon Press’s all-time bestsellers. It was once featured on Garrison Keillor’s Writer’s Almanac, turned a finalist for the Los Angeles instances booklet Prize, and used to be chosen as one of many "Top-Ten Books of 1998" by means of Booklist.
Jim Harrison is the writer of dozens of books, together with Legends of the Fall and In seek of Small Gods. He has additionally written a variety of screenplays and served because the nutrients columnist for Esquire journal. He lives in Montana and Arizona.
Amid light eco-friendly milkweed, wild clover,
a rotted deer
after a iciness so cold
the timber break up open.
i believe she could not sustain with
the others (they had no place
to head) and her food,
frozen grass and twigs,