By J.D. McClatchy
Staggering in its variety, exhilarating in its immediacy and beauty, this assortment gathers jointly, from each quarter of the rustic and from the prior 40 years, the poems that proceed to form our imaginations. From Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Bishop, John Ashbery and Adrienne wealthy, to Robert Haas and Louise Gluck, this anthology takes the whole degree of our poetry's bold energies and its soft understandings.
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