By August Kleinzahler
A choice of August Kleinzahler’s top poems, divided—like his life—between New Jersey and San Francisco
When August Kleinzahler gained the 2004 Griffin Poetry Prize for his assortment The unusual Hours tourists Keep, the judges’ quotation talked about his paintings as “ferociously at the stream, among destinations, among kinds, among registers.” they may even have further “between New Jersey and San Francisco,” the areas Kleinzahler has spent his lifestyles touring among, either at the street and at the web page.
This assortment assembles the simplest of his New Jersey and San Francisco poems for the 1st time, equipped in line with position, with every one urban receiving its personal name and canopy.
Providing readers with a stunning advisor to Kleinzahler’s inside geography, Before sunrise on Bluff Road (New Jersey) and Hollyhocks within the Fog (San Francisco) functionality as either word-maps and word-anatomies of 1 of our best poet’s lifelong passions and preoccupations.
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Before Dawn on Bluff Road / Hollyhocks in the Fog: Selected New Jersey Poems / Selected San Francisco Poems by August Kleinzahler