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Biography of Brooks Haxton

Brooks Haxton

Brooks Haxton (1950 - Present)

Brooks Haxton, born in Greenville, Mississippi, in 1950, is the son of the novelist Ellen Douglas and the composer Kenneth Haxton.

Brooks Haxton is the author of Nakedness, Death, and the Number Zero, The Lay of Eleanor and Irene (Backcountry, 1985), Dominion (Knopf, 1986), Traveling Company (Knopf, 1989), Dead Reckoning (Story Line Press, 1989), and The Sun at Night (Knopf, 1997). He has published three books of translations, including an anthology of Greek lyrics and epigrams, Dances for Flute and Thunder, and Fragments by Heraclitus, both available from Viking. His rendition of Selected Poems by Victor Hugo was released 2002 by Penguin Classics.

9 Poems written by Brooks Haxton

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I am like a pelican of the wilderness: I am Comments and analysis of Unclean by Brooks Haxton 14 Comments
I made sackcloth also my garment; and I Comments and analysis of Sackcloth by Brooks Haxton 1 Comment
In the hidden part thou shalt make me to know
My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?
The righteous shall rejoice when he seeth
The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor
Thou hast made us drink the wine of
My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?
Gripping the lectern, rocking it, searching Comments and analysis of Salesmanship, With Half A Dram Of Tears by Brooks Haxton 12 Comments

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