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Jim Harrison
Jim Harrison (1937-2016) was the author of over three dozen books, including Legends of the Fall and Dalva , and served as the food columnist for the magazines Brick and Esquire. He...
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War of the Foxes
“This may be the most anticipated poetry book of the last decade...expect it to haunt you.” — NPR In this long-awaited follow-up to Crush , Yale Series of Younger Poets...
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Textu
Emerging in the era of tweets and text-messages comes a new poetic form: textu . The “u” in textu echoes the one in haiku, and also emphasizes the intimate  you . A textu poem has...
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Moon Before Morning, The
The Moon before Morning is a love letter composed in a stunning rush of memory. Answering the call set forth in his Pulitzer Prize–winning The Shadow of Sirius, W.S. Merwin...
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Songs of Unreason (Paperback)
Jim Harrison’s compelling and provocative  Songs of Unreason  explores what it means to inhabit the world in atavistic, primitive, and  totemistic  ways....
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Jeffrey Brown
Jeffrey Brown is the chief correspondent for arts, culture, and society at PBS NewsHour . His work has taken him all over the world as he searches for the connections between news and poetry....
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News, The
“ The News is more than a venture into art by someone prominent in another field. In these poems, an unconventional subject for poetry is dealt with from within, by a real...
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Dead Man's Float
A "dead man's float" is a survival technique used by swimmers during an exhausting journey. Reading and writing poems served as Jim Harrison's dead man's float while he...
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I first discovered Jim Harrison through his fiction, which I loved, but he truly came alive through his poetry. As a rule, I'm against unnecessarily flowery language that "stirs my soul" or "speaks to me," but his work#

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