3 Sections: Poems

3 Sections: Poems

Vijay Seshadri

Language: English

Pages: 88

ISBN: 1555977162

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


The winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry, now in paperback

First I had three

apocalyptic visions, each more terrible than the last. The graves open, and the sea rises to kill us all.
Then the doorbell rang, and I went downstairs and signed for two packages―
―from "This Morning"

In an array of poetic forms from the rhyming lyric to the philosophical meditation to the prose essay, 3 Sections confronts perplexing divisions of contemporary life―a wayward history, an indeterminate future, and a perpetual longing to out-think time. This is a vital book by one of America's best poets.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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