Earthly Measures: Poems


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These are poems of immense wonder and rigor. To say that they are religious poems is only to recognize their grandeur and generosity, and their heart-breaking longing. Patricia Hampl, The New York Times Book Review With Earthly Measures, Edward Hirsch breaks through the ring of fire and captures his Muse. The voice is now uncannily his own; uncanny because we believe we have heard it before, yet the accents are unearthly and utterly fresh. Like his poem on Art Pepper, this voice also hears the chords of Stevens and ...

Earthly Measures: Poems 1996, Knopf Publishing Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679765660

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