Walking Backwards

Poems 1966-2016
Product Number: EB00718898
Released: Nov 20, 2018
Business Term: 52 Circ / 730 Day
ISBN: #9780374719197
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Collected poems from America's searching and thoughtful philosopher-poet ...?here's something Comforting about rituals renewed, even adolescents' pipe dreams: They'll find out soon enough, and meanwhile find their places In the eternal scenery, less auguries or cautionary tales Than parts of an unchanging whole, as ripe for contemplation As a planisphere or the clouds: the vexed destinies, the shared life, The sempiternal spectacle of someone preaching to the choir While walking backwards in the moment on a warm spring afternoon. John Koethe's poems-always dynamic and in process, never static or complete-luxuriate in the questions that punctuate the most humdrum of routines, rendering a robust portrait of an individual: complicated, quotidian, and resounding with truth. Gathering for the first time his impressive and award-winning body of work, published between 1966 and 2016, Walking Backwards introduces this gifted poet to a new, wider readership.

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Author(s): John Koethe
Genre: Poetry
Original Publish Date: Nov 20, 2018

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Author(s): John Koethe
Narrator(s): John Koethe
Genre: Poetry
Product Number Z100148322
Released: Sep 10, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
ISBN: #9781250256058

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