Man in the Open Air: Poems

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Knopf, 1988 - Poetry - 84 pages
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Poems deal with parenthood, gardens, art, country life, nature, the past, mortality, and love

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MAN IN THE OPEN AIR

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This deft fusion of contemporary language, even technical terms, with unabashed rhyme and alliteration results in stunning lyric verse. Like snapshots, the poems capture scenes and then reveal the ... Read full review

Contents

LETTER FROM STONY CREEK
3
O MRS GALE
9
RURAL AFFAIRS
15
EXPECTING FATHERS
23
READING OF THE BLACK DEATH
29
HEADLAND
36
DAY CARE FOR LOVER
49
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About the author (1988)

Stephen Sandy is the author of eleven books of poetry, including Surface Impressions and Black Box. He has received, among other honors, a residency at the Bellagio Study and Conference Center and a Fulbright Visiting Lectureship in Japan. He lives in Shafts-bury, Vermont.

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