By August Kleinzahler
A choice of August Kleinzahler’s most sensible poems, divided—like his life—between New Jersey and San Francisco
When August Kleinzahler received the 2004 Griffin Poetry Prize for his assortment The unusual Hours tourists Keep, the judges’ quotation observed his paintings as “ferociously at the stream, among destinations, among types, among registers.” they could even have extra “between New Jersey and San Francisco,” the locations Kleinzahler has spent his lifestyles touring among, either at the street and at the web page.
This assortment assembles the easiest of his New Jersey and San Francisco poems for the 1st time, equipped in response to position, with every one urban receiving its personal name and canopy.
Providing readers with a stunning consultant to Kleinzahler’s inside geography, Before sunrise on Bluff Road (New Jersey) and Hollyhocks within the Fog (San Francisco) functionality as either word-maps and word-anatomies of 1 of our best poet’s lifelong passions and preoccupations.
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Before Dawn on Bluff Road / Hollyhocks in the Fog: Selected New Jersey Poems / Selected San Francisco Poems by August Kleinzahler