By August Kleinzahler
A choice of August Kleinzahler’s most sensible poems, divided—like his life—between New Jersey and San Francisco
When August Kleinzahler received the 2004 Griffin Poetry Prize for his assortment The unusual Hours tourists Keep, the judges’ quotation pointed out his paintings as “ferociously at the circulation, among destinations, among varieties, among registers.” they may even have extra “between New Jersey and San Francisco,” the locations Kleinzahler has spent his lifestyles touring among, either at the highway and at the web page.
This assortment assembles the easiest of his New Jersey and San Francisco poems for the 1st time, geared up in accordance with position, with each one urban receiving its personal identify and canopy.
Providing readers with a beautiful 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