Last Poems Hayden Carruth

ISBN: 9781556593819

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Last Poems  by  Hayden Carruth

Last Poems by Hayden Carruth
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Praise for Hayden Carruth:Something Hayden Carruth does as well as any writer is to treat the reader as a friend, and to provide, through his poetry, hours of good company.—The New York Times Book ReviewOne of the lasting literary signatures ofMorePraise for Hayden Carruth:Something Hayden Carruth does as well as any writer is to treat the reader as a friend, and to provide, through his poetry, hours of good company.—The New York Times Book ReviewOne of the lasting literary signatures of our time.—Library Journal, starred reviewCarruth, like Whitman, like Chaucer, is large—he contains multitudes.

Dip into his work anywhere, and there is life—and death—as stirringly felt and cogitated as in some vast, Tolstoyan novel.—Booklist, starred reviewHayden Carruths Last Poems is a triumph—a morally engaged, tender, and fearless volume that combines the last poems of his life with the concluding poems from each of his previous volumes.

Introduced by Stephen Dobyns, Last Poems is a moving tribute to a towering and beloved figure in American poetry.From Fathers Day:I dont know what fathers areSupposed to do, although the calendar saysThis is Fathers Day. But the day is gloomyAnd not at all conducive to visiting orCelebrating. I know the best thing fathers inTheir prime can do is to make daughters andMore daughters- we can never have enough.Daughters are our best protection againstLoneliness and the absurd atrocities ofForeign policy .

. .Hayden Carruth (1921–2008) lived for many years in northern Vermont, then moved to upstate New York, where he taught at Syracuse University. He won the National Book Award for Scrambled Eggs & Whiskey, and his Collected Shorter Poems received the National Book Critics Circle Award.



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