"This is poetry worthy loving, hating, and scuffling with over."―The big apple instances booklet Review
Here is the definitive choice of poetry from one in every of America’s best-loved writers―now to be had in paperback. With the booklet of this booklet, 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 means of Harrison, numerous 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 superb and crucial poets writing today.
"Behind the phrases one regularly feels the presence of a passionate, exuberant guy who's whilst possessed of a short, sophisticated intelligence and a deeply wondering perspective towards existence. 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 booklet Review
"(An) untrammelled renegade genius… here’s a poet chatting with you rather than round himself, whereas doing completely amazing and outrageous issues with language."―Publishers Weekly
"Readers can wander the woods of this assortment for an entire life and nonetheless be surprised at what they find."―Booklist (starred review.)
When the fabric version of this publication used to be first released, it instantly turned one in all Copper Canyon Press’s all-time bestsellers. It used to be featured on Garrison Keillor’s Writer’s Almanac, turned a finalist for the Los Angeles occasions booklet Prize, and was once 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 quite a few screenplays and served because the nutrition 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 move) and her food,
frozen grass and twigs,