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By Andrew Crozier

ISBN-10: 1847779891

ISBN-13: 9781847779892

Reintroducing the poetry and prose of a striking poet, editor, and critic, this can be a accomplished choice of Andrew Crozier’s paintings. A definitive anthology, it bargains perception into Crozier’s affects and praises him for championing writing excluded from the popular canon, and for assisting to create an area for brand spanking new voices inside of English poetry. Meticulous in its recognition to language and exhilarating in its inventiveness and strength, Crozier’s poetry is certain to enthrall. Biographical and important notes and a close bibliography whole this landmark version that represents one of many crucial figures in modern British poetry.

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And when mind has not outraged itself against its nature, they die and become the place they lived in. Peace to the bones that walk in the sun toward death, for they will come to it soon enough. Let the phoebes return in spring and build their nest of moss 52 in the porch rafters, and in autumn let them depart. Let the garden be planted, and let the frost come. Peace to the porch and the garden. Peace to the man in the window. 20. In the early morning dark he dreamed of the spring woodsflowers standing in the ground, dark yet under the leaves and under the bare cold branches.

And he has borne the hunger to destroy, riding anger like a captain, savage, exalted and blind. There is war in his veins like a loud song. He has known his heart to rise in glad holocaust against his kind, and felt hard in thigh and arm the thew of fury. 19. Peace. May he waken not too late from his wraths to find his window still 51 clear in its wall, and the world there. Within things there is peace, and at the end of things. It is the mind turned away from the world that turns against it. The armed presidents stand on deadly islands in the air, overshadowing the crops.

They make a sort of dance as they descend and light and fly off at a slant across the strictly divided black sash. At first they came fearfully, worried by the man’s movements inside the room. They watched 39 his eyes, and flew when he looked. Now they expect no harm from him and forget he’s there. They come into his vision, unafraid. He keeps a certain distance and quietness in tribute to them. That they ignore him he takes in tribute to himself. But they stay cautious of each other, half afraid, unwilling to be too close.

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