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The World Doesn't End: Prose Poems

The World Doesnt End: Prose Poems
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  • Seller:Wisepenny Books
  • Sales Rank:2,935,171
  • Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
  • Media:Hardcover
  • Edition:1st
  • Pages:74
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):0.5
  • Dimensions (in):7.8 x 5.8 x 0.7
  • Publication Date:April 1989
  • ISBN:0151985758
  • EAN:9780151985753
  • ASIN:0151985758
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Synopsis
In this collection, winner of the 1990 Pulitzer Prize, Charles Simic puns, pulls pranks. He can be jazzy and streetwise. Or cloak himself in antiquity. Simic has new eyes, and in these wonderful poems and poems-in-prose he lets the reader see through them.
Amazon.com Review
Yugoslavian-born Charles Simic, who came to the U.S. in 1954, is known as a creator of poetic fantasy. In this volume, he constructs bizarre, startling and entertaining visions in short descriptive sentences that pile one incongruous turn upon another, building images that are fresh and full of surprise. Like the river in one poem which flows backward, the power of Simic's inner world derives from turning logic on its head and taking a look from another direction. This collection was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1990.

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