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The October palace : poems

Title
The October palace : poems / by Jane Hirshfield.
Author
Hirshfield, Jane, 1953-
Publication
New York : HarperPerennial, c1994.

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Description
ix, 93 p.; 24 cm.
Contents
  • What the heart wants -- Red poppies -- Each step -- The shadow -- The house in winter -- Cycladic figure: the harp player (ca. 3000 B.C.E.) -- History as the painter bonnard -- The wedding -- A plenitude -- Narcissus: Tel Aviv, Baghdad, San Francisco; February 1991 -- For the autumn dead: election day, 1984 -- "Perceptibility is a kind of attentiveness" -- Storm: Yaddo, 1989 -- In the year eight hundred -- The ritual -- A recurring possibility -- The world -- Floor -- The hawk cry -- The sting -- Autumn -- What falls -- The door -- 1973 -- Happiness -- This love --
  • Inspiration -- The love of aged horses -- At nightfall -- Percolation -- The groundfall pear -- At the Roosevelt baths -- A breakable spell -- For a wedding on Mount Tamalpais -- The mesmer -- Under the river -- Courtship -- The water diamonds -- For a gelding -- The task -- In yellow grass -- Even the vanishing housed -- A sweetening -- all around me as it falls -- The November angels -- Of the body -- The thief -- Leaving the October palace -- Just below the surface -- Ripeness -- The weighing -- Meeting the light completely -- The Gods are not large --
  • The heart as origami -- An earthly beauty -- Witin this tree -- Empedocles' physics -- The window -- The stone of heaven.
Call Number
JFE 95-6655
ISBN
  • 0060553480 :
  • 0060969970 (pbk.) :
LCCN
93021302
Author
Hirshfield, Jane, 1953-
Title
The October palace : poems / by Jane Hirshfield.
Imprint
New York : HarperPerennial, c1994.
Edition
1st ed.
Research Call Number
JFE 95-6655
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