New PDF release: 31 Letters and 13 Dreams: Poems

By Richard Hugo

ISBN-10: 0393044815

ISBN-13: 9780393044812

ISBN-10: 0393044904

ISBN-13: 9780393044904

Richard Hugo, whom Carolyn Kizer has known as” the most passionate, full of life, and sincere poets living,” the following deals a rare choice of new poems, each a “letter” or a “dream.” either letters and goals are detailed manifestations of alone-ness; Hugo’s distinct senses of alone-ness, of locations, and of alternative everyone is the forces in the back of his distinctively American and more and more authoritative poetic voice.

Each letter is written from a particular position that Hugo has made his personal (a “triggering town,” as he has referred to as it in different places) to a chum, a fellow poet, an previous love. We learn over the poet’s shoulder because the city triggers the mind's eye, the friendship is re-opened, the poet’s selfhood is explored and illuminated. The “dreams” take place all at once (as goals do) one of the letters; their haunting photographs supply extra intensity to the poet’s exploration. Are we overhearing them? who's the “you” that dreams?

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