Blackbird and Wolf: Poems

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"I don't want words to sever me from reality." "I don't want to need them. I want nothing" "to reveal feeling but feeling--as in freedom, " "or the knowledge of peace in a realm beyond, " "or the sound of water poured in a bowl." --from "Gravity and Center" In his sixth collection of poetry, Henri Cole deepens his excavations of autobiography and memory. "I don't want words to sever me from reality," he asserts, and these poems--often hovering within the realm of the sonnet--combine a delight in the senses with the rueful, ...

Blackbird and Wolf: Poems 2008, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374531126

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Blackbird and Wolf: Poems 2007, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374113797

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