By Stephen Dunn
Winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.
A clever and sleek new assortment by way of one in every of our "major, quintessential poets" (Sidney Lea). The mysteries of Eros and Thanatos, the obdurate patience of brain and physique within the face of diminishment--these are the undercurrents of Stephen Dunn's 11th quantity. "I am attracted to exploring the 'different' hours," he says, "not merely of one's lifestyles, but in addition of the bigger historic and philosophical existence past the personal."
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