Posts Tagged: james merrill

Three Collections in Two Volumes by August Kleinzahler

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Be stunned by Kleinzahler’s poetry in the far ports of your body.

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The Last Book/Poem I Loved: “The Changing Light at Sandover” by James Merrill

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It took me three months to pound my way through James Merrill’s epic poem, his universe, his vision of the afterlife as told through a Ouija board in a conversation between Merrill, his partner DJ, and the characters on the other side of the mirror. It’s exquisitely crafted–I found myself thinking in rhymed iambic pentameter […]

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