The final collection by the late Jason Shinder, "one of the finest of our new poets" (Gerald Stern) I close my eyes and try to remember when I was unopposed, when I started to die, buoyant, fragrant, shuddering with love. --from "Before" Jason Shinder's last poems are his moving testimonies to poetry, love, and friendship. With power, clarity, and disarming humor, the poems confront grief and mortality with a humility and fortitude that come only "with hope, stupid hope." Stupid Hope is Shinder's wry, ...

Stupid Hope 2009, Graywolf Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9781555975333

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