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SMITH, William Jay

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ISBN 10: 0684191679 / ISBN 13: 9780684191676
Published by Scribner's Sons, NY, 1989
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8vo, pp. 254. A fine copy in dj. Signed by the author. William Jay Smith was born in Winnfield, Louisiana. He was brought up at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri, south of St. Louis. Smith received his A.B. and M.A. from Washington University in St. Louis, and continued his studies at Columbia University, and Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar. Smith is the author of ten collections of poetry of which two were finalists for the National Book Award. He was appointed the nineteenth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 1968 to 1970. Bookseller Inventory # 51257

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Title: COLLECTED POEMS; 1939-1989

Publisher: Scribner's Sons, NY

Publication Date: 1989

Edition: First Edition.

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Poems from each period of the author's career deal with nature, travel, the past, myths, love, art, and mortality


3 For 25
Abruptly All The Palm Trees Rose Like Parasols
Academic Procession
After The Hurricane
American Primitive
The Angry Man
The Antimacassar And The Ottoman
The Arrow
At Delphi
At The Terminal
At The Tombs Of The House Of Savoy
Au Tombeau De Marechal Pet-de-nain
Ballad From Bedlam
The Barber
Barber, Wartime
Bay-breasted Barge Bird
The Closing Of The Rodeo
Columbus Circle Swing
Dark Valentine
Dark, Dark, Dark
Dead Snake
Death Of A Jazz Musician
The Descent Of Orpheus
The Diver
The Diving Bell
Don Giovanni In Campagna
The Dressmaker's Workroom
Elegy For A Young Actor
Epigrams: Poet
Epigrams: Critic
Epigrams: Lady Biographer
Epitaphs: A Greenskeeper
Epitaphs: A Lawyer
Epitaphs: A Small Dog
Epitaphs: A Stripper
Epithalamium In Olive Drab
Evening At Grandpoint
The Farm
A Few Minutes Before Sunset
Fisher King
Fishing For Albacore
Flight Of The One-eyed Bat
The Floor And The Ceiling
For A Deaf Angora Cat
Galileo Galilei
The Girl In Glass
A Green Place
He Will Not Hear
Hotel Continental
Hull Bay, St. Thomas
The Idiot Below The El
In Memoriam Wallace Steven
Independence Day
The Inhabitants Of Atlantis
Italian Song
Journey To The Dead Sea
Journey To The Interior
Lachrymae Christi
The Lady In Orange County
Litany For A Rainy Night
A Locket For Emily Dickinson
The Lovers
Marcel Proust
Marth'a Vineyard
The Massacre Of The Innocents
Memorial Day Morning Song
Morning At Arnheim
Mourning Song
Movies For The Troops
Mr. Smith
Northern Lights
A Note On The Vanity Dresser
O Love, O Love, These Oceans Vast
An Observation
Of Islands
Old Men On The Bench
On Parting
On The Death Of A Poet's Infant Son Michael Jasper Gioia
On The Edge
On The Islands Which Are Solomon 's
A Parable
The Park In Milan
A Pavane For The Nursery
The Peacock Of Java
Persian Miniature
Petits Chevaux: The Twenties, I
Petits Chevaux: The Twenties, Ii
The Piazza
A Picture Of Her Bones
Pidgin Pinch
Plain Talk
The Players
Poem Near Pearl Harbor
Quail In Autumn
Random Generation Of English Sentences Or, Revenge Of Poets
Rear Vision
Riddles: 1
Riddles: 2
Riddles: 3
Riddles: 4
Riddles: 5
Robert Frost: The Road Taken
A Room In The Villa
A Sculptor, Welding
Sitting Bull In Serbia
Slave Bracelets
Song For A Country Wedding
Still Life
The Tall Poets
The Tempest
The Ten
The Tin Can
Tragedy And Comedy
The Traveler's Tree
A Trip Across America
A Tune For The Teletype
Two And One
The Typewriter Bird
Venice In The Fog
Vincent Van Gogh
The Vision
Wedding Song
What Train Will Come?
Where The Rivers Meet
Wild Country
Winter Morning
The Woman On The Porch
The Wooing Lady
Words By The Water
The World Below The Window
The Young Lovers
-- Table of Poems from Poem Finder®

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