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The Continuous Life

The Continuous Life

1992 ·
·4.07·190 Ratings ·80 Pages
“ When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy. ” ― Rumi
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  • Selected Poems

    ·4.24·352 Ratings
    Octavio Paz, asserts Eliot Weinberger in his introduction to these Selected Poems, is among the last of the modernists "who drew their own maps of the world." For Latin America's foremost living poet, his native Mexico has been the center of a global man
  • Man and Camel

    ·3.89·245 Ratings
    This eleventh collection by Mark Strand is a toast to life’s transience and abiding beauty. He begins with a group of light but haunting fables, populated by figures like the King, a tiny creature in ermine who has lost his desire to rule, and by the po
  • The Making of a Poem: A Norton Anthology of Poetic Forms

    ·3.99·1,737 Ratings
    Poetry's Ingredients: Mark Strand and Eavan Boland Explore FormExplaining beauty is hard work. But distinguished poets Mark Strand and Eavan Boland have produced a clear, super-helpful book that unravels part of the mystery of great poems through an engag
  • Reasons for Moving / Darker / The Sargentville Notebook

    ·4.38·268 Ratings
    Reasons for Moving was Mark Strand's first book, and on its publication in 1968 Donald Justice called him "maybe the very best of the new poets." Darker followed, and Robert Penn Warren said, "the moment is always exciting when a true poet finds the secre
  • Blizzard of One

    ·4.03·867 Ratings
    Strand's poems occupy a place that exists between abstraction and the sensuous particulars of experience. It is a place created by a voice that moves with unerring ease between the commonplace and the sublime. The poems are filled with "the weather of lea
  • Hopper

    ·4.13·167 Ratings
    Now in rich color, thirty of American painter Edward Hopper’s masterpieces with critiques from acclaimed poet Mark Strand. Strand deftly illuminates the work of the frequently misunderstood American painter, whose enigmatic paintings—of gas stations,
  • Selected Poems

    ·4.2·860 Ratings
    In this compilation of older and newer poems, Strand demonstrates his mastery of cadence and narrative style.
  • Dark Harbor

    ·4.15·173 Ratings
  • New Selected Poems

    ·4.25·228 Ratings
    More than twenty-five years after the appearance of his first Selected Poems, we at last have a magnificent new gathering of Mark Strand’s work, one that spans and celebrates his entire remarkable career to date. From Sleeping with One Eye Open (1964) t
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