Sunday, December 22, 2013

Elliott's Five Poets That Will Make You Gasp for the Beauty of It All

As proof of Alfred Corn's assertion that "poetry has never fully disengaged itself from its associations with shamanism," five contemporary poets who will woo, sway, and shake you.

me and Nina by Monica Hand (Alice James Books, $15.95)

Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations by David Ferry (University of Chicago Press, $18)

Kingdom Animalia by Aracelis Girmay (BOA editions, $16)

Traveling Light: Poems by Linda Pastan (WW Norton, $15.95)

A Child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas (New Directions, $9.95)

A Child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas, illustrated by Chris Raschka (Candlewick, $9.99)

Elliott batTzedek, December 2013

1 comment:

Monica Hand said...

Thank you, Elliott. What a wonderful holiday gift it is to be recognized by one's peers. One love, Monica