Literature

Returning Your Call: Poems

Hardcover

Price:
$74.95 / £62.00
ISBN:
Published:
04/19/2016
Copyright:
1975
Pages:
88
Size:
6 x 9.25 in.
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“Every poet has one or two compulsive themes,” writes Leonard Nathan. “One of mine is how to make things fit together that don’t but should; the other is getting down far enough below a surface to see if something is still worth praising. Over the years and without self-consciously trying. I have moved closer and closer to the human voice in my verse. But I have also tried to keep a quality in it—for lack of a better word, I call it eloquence—that makes it more than conversation. My hope is to be clear, true, and good listening.”

Originally published in 1975.

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