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The Artist and Crow

Dan Stryk

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ISBN 10: 0911198717 / ISBN 13: 9780911198713
Published by Purdue University Press, 1984
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Title: The Artist and Crow

Publisher: Purdue University Press

Publication Date: 1984

Book Condition: Good

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Set in a variety of landscapes, this collection of poems blends diverse cultural experiences through the poet's unifying eye: the watchful, patient eye of the crow. The poet's sympathetic vision shows his love for the physical world through which he moves and for the humanity he encounters. In the first two sections, Cornlands and London Poems, the collection moves from the cornbelt of rural Illinois to a modern vision of Samuel Johnson's bustling London. Within the third section, Scenes from a Tragicomedy, the poems shift to a variety of locations and are sometimes rooted in conceptual landscapes. Finally in Of Blight and Faith, the poet's tone grows more sober, reserved, and personal as he speaks of human courage and affirmation in a world frequently swirling with chaos.

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At Winchell's
Bag-ladies: 1
Bag-ladies: 2
Barnmen
Bazaar- Meshed, Iran-1962
Bicycle
Bird Island, Grey Light
Birth-rite
Birth-rite - Glass
Birth-rite - Spider
Branches
Chicory: 1
Chicory: 2
The Chimney
The Copyists
Crocus Garden
Cross-country Skier
Crows
Domestic
Don's Mallards
The Female Cardinal
Fish-bowl
Fugitives
Gaminos - Return
Gaminos - Streets
Gaminos - Sunday
Hawk Eye: 1
Hawk Eye: 2
I Pry A Muddy Hardball: 1
Illinois Towns, Carbondale
Illinois Towns, Dekalb
Inertia
Jazz Man
Metamorphosis And Fusion
Midwest Farm Triptych: Izzy Was Demonstrative
Midwest Farm Triptych: Sweetcorn
Midwest Farm Triptych: Swelter
Mother
Moving Sale
Mulberries: The American Who Listened
Mulberries: The Italian Who Spoke
Mulberries: The Tale Ascends
Nocturne
Note To Doctor Willaims At Christmas
Pet Shop
Pigeons, A Memory
Pumpkins
Quake In Turkey
The Scavenger
Sketching The Assyrian Reliefs With My Wife At The British..
Sleeping By The River After Thirty
Snowblindness
Soho Prostitute: 1
Soho Prostitute: 2
Sun On Steel
Trapping Cats
Two Dogs: Boston
Two Dogs: The Collie
The Ute Indian Returns
The Warm Head Of Our Son
Whales
A Winter Album: 1
A Winter Album: 2
A Winter Album: 3
A Winter Album: 4
A Winter Album: 5
A Winter Album: 6
A Winter Album: 7
Winter Bound
-- Table of Poems from Poem Finder®

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