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The voice at 3:00 a.m. : selected late and new poems / Charles Simic.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 015603073X
  • ISBN: 9780156030731
  • ISBN: 0151008426
  • ISBN: 9780151008421
  • Physical Description: 177 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: 1st Harvest ed.
  • Publisher: Orlando, Fla. : Harcourt, 2006.

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Formatted Contents Note:
From Unending Blues, 1986. December -- Early evening algebra -- Toward nightfall -- Willian and Cynthia -- At the night court -- First frost -- For the sake of Amelia -- October arriving -- Against whatever it is that's encroaching -- Promises of leniency and forgiveness -- From The Book of Gods and Devils, 1990. The Little pins of memory -- St. Thomas Aquinas -- A Letter -- Factory -- Shelley -- The Betrothal -- The Devils -- Evening talk -- The White room -- Frightening toys -- The Big war -- Death, the philosopher -- At the corner -- A Word -- The Pieces of the clock lie scattered -- The Immortal -- The Gods -- Two dogs -- Cabbage -- Paradise -- In the library -- The Scarecrow -- Windy evening -- From Hotel Insomnia, 1992. Evening chess -- The City -- Penal architecture -- The Prodigal -- Hotel insomnia -- The Tiger -- Clouds gathering -- Folk songs -- A Book full of pictures -- Evening walk -- Hotel starry sky -- To think clearly -- The Chair -- Lost glove -- Romantic sonnet -- Beauty -- My quarrel with the infinite -- The Old world -- Country fair -- From A Wedding in Hell, 1994. Sinister company -- Dream avenue -- Paradise motel -- The Clocks of the dead -- Explaining a few things -- Romantic landscape -- Leaves -- Transport -- Crazy about her shrimp -- Reading history -- Empires -- The Tower -- Shaving -- Mystics -- Via del Tirtone -- The Secret -- From Walking the Black Cat, 1996. Mirrors at 4 A.M. -- Relaxing in a madhouse -- Late call -- Emily's theme -- Cameo appearance -- What the gypsies told my grandmother while she was still a young girl -- Charm school -- October light -- Ghosts -- At the cookout -- Club midnight -- Blood orange -- Pastoral harpsichord -- The Friends of Heraclitus -- From Jackstraws, 1999. Speck-sized screaming head -- The Soul has many brides -- El Libro de la sexualidad -- Mummy's curse -- Prison guards silhouetted against the sky -- School for visionaries -- Midsummer feast -- Obscurely occupied -- On the meadow -- Talking to the ceiling -- De occulta philosophia -- Mystic life -- Ambiguity's wedding -- Head of a doll -- From Night Picnic, 2001. Past lives therapy -- Unmade beds -- Street of jewelers -- The One to worry about -- Cherry blossom time -- Sunday papers -- And then I think -- The Altar -- My father attributed immortality to waiters -- Views from a train -- Night picnic -- Car graveyard -- Wooden church -- The Lives of the alchemists --New Poems. Nearest nameless -- Empty barbershop -- In the street -- Grayheaded schoolchildren -- Serving time -- Postcard from S. -- Little night music -- Driving these roads -- The Museum opens at midnight -- Party fiend -- The Prompter -- Autumn sky -- Something large is in the woods -- To the one tunneling -- Separate truths -- The Secret Doctrine -- The Hearse -- Cafe Don Quixote -- Late September.
Summary, etc.:
One of the leading American poets offers a new collection of poems that plumbs the ordinary American experience for spiritual insights, wit, and historical relevance. Reprint.
Subject: American poetry > 20th century.

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