Pity the Beautiful Poems
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Description: The long-awaited fourth collection by one of America's foremost poets O Lord of indirection and ellipses,ignore our prayers. Deliver us from distraction.Slow our heartbeat to a cricket's call. --from “Prophecy” Pity the Beautifulis Dana Gioia's first new poetry book in over a decade. Its emotional revelations and careful construction are hard won, inventive, and resilient. These new poems show Gioia's craftsmanship at its finest, its most mature, as they make music, crack wise, remember the dead, and in a long, central poem even tell ghost stories.
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Publisher: Graywolf Press
Publication date: 5/8/2012
Size: 5.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.25" tall
|The Angel with the Broken Wing|
|The Lunatic, The Lover, and The Poet|
|Prayer at Winter Solstice|
|Finding A Box Of Family Letters|
|The Freeways Considered as Earth Gods|
|Las Animas (Luzi)|
|The Seven Deadly Sins|
|Special Treatments Ward|
|Words For Music|
|Pity The Beautiful|
|The Heart of the Matter|
|Cold San Francisco|
|Four Songs from Tont Caruso's Final Broadcast|
|Marketing Department Trio|
|Maria Callas's Aria|
|Tony's Last Aria|
|The Apple Orchard|
|On The Shore (Luzi)|
|My Love, Don't Believe (Cattafi)|
|These Little Birds (Cattafi)|
|After A Line of Neruda|
|Notes on the Poems|