White Apples and the Taste of Stone Selected Poems 1946-2006

ISBN-10: 061853721X
ISBN-13: 9780618537211
Edition: 2006
Authors: Donald Hall
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Description: White Apples and the Taste of Stone collects 226 poems from across sixty years of Donald Hall"s celebrated career, including new poems that recently appeared in The New Yorker. One of the most acclaimed poets of his generation, Hall has earned  More...

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List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 4/3/2006
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 448
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.63" tall
Weight: 1.716
Language: English

White Apples and the Taste of Stone collects 226 poems from across sixty years of Donald Hall"s celebrated career, including new poems that recently appeared in The New Yorker. One of the most acclaimed poets of his generation, Hall has earned numerous accolades and honors, including the Frost Medal from the Poetry Society of America, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and the Ruth Lilly Prize. Much anticipated, White Apples and the Taste of Stone is Hall"s first volume of selected works in fifteen years and the first to include poems from his seminal bestseller, Without. A specially recorded CD of Donald Hall reading his favorite poems is included in the book. His distinctive voice and inimitable humor will provide a perfect audio companion for poetry fans, bookseller promotions, and classroom use.

Donald Hall ranks among our foremost writers. He is the author of numerous books of verse & prose, including "Without," "The Museum of Clear Ideas," & "The Old Life."

Early Poems
Old Home Day
Love Is Like Sounds
Wedding Party
Exile
Exile (1968)
Elegy for Wesley Wells
My Son My Executioner
The Sleeping Giant
Je Suis une Table
Dancers
By the Exeter River
T.R.
The Hole
Religious Articles
The Foundations of American Industry
Cops and Robbers
Sestina
Waiting on the Corners
"Marat's Death"
"The Kiss"
"Between the Clock and the Bed"
Christ Church Meadows, Oxford
Christmas Eve in Whitneyville
The Musk Ox
The Long River
The Snow
The Farm
The Moon
The Child
The Poem
Wells
An Airstrip in England, 1960
New Hampshire
Self-Portrait as a Bear
Orange Knee Socks
Sleeping
"King and Queen"
"Reclining Figure"
Digging
The Pilot of 1918
Letter to an English Poet
Stump
In the Kitchen of the Old House
The Days
Swan
The Man in the Dead Machine
I Am the Fox
The Alligator Bride
Sew
The Coal Fire
The Blue Wing
Woolworth's
The Repeated Shapes
Crewcuts
Tall Women
The Table
Mount Kearsarge
The Young Watch Us
Gold
Waters
Nose
Stones
The Dump
The High Pasture
The Green Shelf
Adultery at Forty
To a Waterfowl
Fete
Eleanor's Letters
The Raisin
The Town of Hill
White Apples
Root Cellar
Maple Syrup
The Toy Bone
O Cheese
Kicking the Leaves
Eating the Pig
Wolf Knife
On Reaching the Age of Two Hundred
The Flies
Ox Cart Man
Stone Walls
Old Roses
Traffic
Lady Ghost
The Black-Faced Sheep
Names of Horses
Great Day in the Cows' House
The Henyard Round
New Animals
Scenic View
Old Timers' Day
The Baseball Players
Granite and Grass
A Sister on the Tracks
A Sister by the Pond
The Day I Was Older
For an Exchange of Rings
The Impossible Marriage
Mr. Wakeville on Interstate 90
My Friend Felix
Merle Bascom's .22
Cider 5[cent] a Glass
Oliver at Thirteen
Edward's Anecdote
The One Day
Shrubs Burnt Away
Four Classic Texts
To Build a House
The Height and House of Desire
Tubes
Moon Clock
Carol
Persistence of 1937
Six Naps in One Day
The Coffee Cup
This Poem
Praise for Death
Speeches
The Night of the Day
Another Elegy
Baseball
The First Inning
The Second Inning
The Third Inning
The Fourth Inning
The Fifth Inning
The Sixth Inning
The Seventh Inning
The Eighth Inning
The Ninth Inning
The Museum of Clear Ideas
Decius-Whose Guileful
We've Come to Expect
Let Engine Cowling
Winter's Asperity Mollifies
Who's This Fellow
I'm Not Up to It
Let Many Bad Poets
In the Name Of
Mount Kearsarge Shines
Camilla, Never Ask
The Times Are Propitious
Drusilla Informs
Ship of State, Hightide
When the Young Husband
Old Woman Whom I
When the Fine Days
When I Was Young
Flaccus, Drive Up
Let Us Meditate the Virtue
We Explore Grief's
I Suppose You've Noticed
Sabina-Who Explored
Go Write a Poem
Nunc Est Bibendum
I, Too, Dislike
Extra Innings
The Tenth Inning
The Eleventh Inning
The Twelfth Inning
The Thirteenth Inning
The Old Life
Spring Glen Grammar School
The Hard Man
Venetian Nights
Blue
My Aunt Liz
Screenplay
The Profession
Edit
The Girlfriend
The Giant Broom
Mr. Eliot
Le Jazz
Just Married
Dread
The Fragments
Fame
Forty Years
What Counts
Moon Shot
7 1/2
Elbows
The Wedding Couple
Rain
Beans and Franks
Revisions
Routine
All
Her Long Illness
Barber
The Porcelain Couple
The Ship Pounding
Folding Chair
Her Intent
Without
After Life
Retriever
The Painted Bed
Letters Without Addresses
Letter with No Address
Midsummer Letter
Letter in Autumn
Letter at Christmas
Letter in the New Year
Midwinter Letter
Letter after a Year
Throwing Away
Weeds and Peonies
After Homer
Her Garden
Summer Kitchen
Wool Squares
Pond Afternoons
Hours Hours
The Wish
Another Christmas
Sweater
Distressed Haiku
Throwing the Things Away
The Perfect Life
Deathwork
Ardor
Kill the Day
Razor
Conversation's Afterplay
Charity and Dominion
Sun
Villanelle
Love Poem
Affirmation
Recent Poems
Secrets
The Angels
The Master
Surveyor and Surface
North South
The Mysteries
Olives
After Horace
Tea
Safe Sex
Tennis Ball
1943
Usage
White Clapboard
Witness's House
Gospel
We Bring Democracy to the Fish
Fishing for Cats, 1944
The Hunkering
Note
Index of Titles and First Lines

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