Wild gratitude: poems

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Knopf, Jan 1, 1986 - Poetry - 78 pages
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A new paperback edition of an early collection from Edward Hirsch. Whether describing pines and cedars in the night forest or a cat's purring as exquisite instruction in the art of praise, these poems express profound gratitude for life.

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User Review  - Katie - Goodreads

Lovely and surprising. Very sweet poems. Read full review

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User Review  - bodelou - Goodreads

ive had the privilege of hearing mr hirsch read from this book when he visited my university in 2003. his words are powerful, soothing and the poetry is seamless. the tone through this book reminds me ... Read full review

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About the author (1986)

Edward Hirsch is the author of six previous collections of poetry, including "Wild Gratitude," which won the National Book Critics Circle Award. He has also published four prose books, among them "How to Read a Poem and Fall in Love with Poetry, "a national best seller. He has received numerous awards, including a MacArthur Fellowship, and publishes regularly in a wide variety of magazines and journals, including "The" "American Poetry Review" and "The New Yorker," A longtime teacher in the creative writing program at the University of Houston, he is now the president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He lives in New York City.

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