Vertical Poetry: Recent Poems

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White Pine Press, 2011 - Poetry - 117 pages
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Roberto Juarroz's poems focus on the interior world or the internal experience of the exterior world. We are reissuing this collection of Juarroz's earlier work as a companion to the new volume.

Mary Crow is a translator and former Colorado Poet Laureate. Her most recent collection is I Have Tasted the Apple.

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Mary Crow:
Poet Laureate of Colorado, Mary Crow is the author of nine books, five of her own poetry and four of translation. Her books of poetry include the full length collections, I Have Tasted the Apple (1996) and Borders (1989) and the chapbooks, The High Cost of Living (2002), The Business of Literature (1981) and Going Home (1979). Her books of poetry translation include Engravings Torn from Insomnia: Poems by Olga Orozco (2002), Vertical Poetry: Recent Poems by Roberto Juarroz (1992), From the Country of Nevermore: Poems by Jorge Teillier (1990), Woman Who Has Sprouted Wings: Poems by Contemporary Latin American Women Poets (1987).

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