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By Mark Strand

ISBN-10: 0307957640

ISBN-13: 9780307957641

From Pulitzer Prize--winner Mark Strand comes an exquisitely witty and poignant sequence of prose poems. occasionally showing as natural prose, occasionally as impure poetry, yet continuously with Strand's readability and ease of fashion, they're like riddles, their solutions vanishing simply as they seem close by. myth, family satire, meditation, shaggy dog story, and fable all come jointly in what's arguably the liveliest, so much enjoyable ebook that Strand has but written.

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_ Trees, ideas, and a mizmar . . I will leap from your hands to departure and march against the wind, against our sunset . . My exile is a land. A land of desires, Canaanite, herding the stags and mountain goats . . A land of words the pigeons carry to the pigeons . . and you're an exile. An exile of incursions speech delivers to speech . . you're a land of mint under my poems, drawing near and going far in a conqueror's name, then again in a new conqueror's name, a ball snatched by invaders and fixed above the ruins of temples and above the soldiers.

And because they knew from life only life as it gave itself, they didn't ask what is after their fates and their graves. And why should they be concerned with Resurrection? Why should they care whether Ishmael or Isaac was a ram to the Lord? This hell is the Hell. They became used to planting their mint in their shirts and learned to plant lablab ivy around their tents; used to memorizing the violets in their songs and in th� _flower pots of their dead . . but no harm befell the plants, no harm, when longing embodied the plants.

Which one of us died before the other . . I? Or my friend? 15 T RUCE WITH THE M ONGOLS BY THE H OL M DAB: F O REST Some creatures of holm oak have been standing long there on the hill . . perhaps the grass will rise from our bread toward them if we leave the place, and perhaps the heavenly lapis will descend from them toward the shadow over the citadels. But who will fill up our ceramics after us? Who will alter our enemies when they know we are climbing the hill to praise God . . in creatures of holm oak?

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