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Hard Words and Other Poems (1981) [Collection]
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A collection of poetry by the noted science fiction and fantasy writer. In this collection her lyrical imagination ranges from personal experience sharply perceived and deeply felt to fantasy, the landscape and history of Cornwall, visions of New York City, Oregon and California, important issues, and an appreciation of a variety of cultures and beliefs.
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Contents:
I. Wordhoard
• For Karl and Jean
• Wordhoard
• Danaλ
• The Man Who Shored Up Winchester Cathedral
• Invocation
• Translation
• The Mind Is Still
• The Marrow
• Hard Words
• More Useful Truths
• The Writer to the Dancer
II. The Dancing at Tillai
• The Night
• Siva and Kama
• Epiphany
• Carmagnole of the Thirtieth of June
• School
• Middle
• Tale
• A Semi-Centenary Celebration
• Pasupati
• Drums
• The Dancing at Tillai
III. Line Drawings
• At Three Rivers, April 80
• Slick Rock Creek, September
• Smith Creek
• Torrey Pines Reserve
• Coast
• Ted with Kite
• Central Park South, 9 March 1979
• For Mishka
• Richard
• Morden Lecture, 1978
• Everest
• North
• Landscape, Figure, Cavern
• The Journey
• Kish 29 IV 79
• Winter Downs
IV. Walking in Cornwall
• Chun
• Men-an-Tol, the Nine Maidens, Dingdong Mine, and Lanyon Quoit
• Castle An Dinas and Chysauster Village
V. Simple Hill
• Simple Hill
• At a Quarter to Fifty
• The Child on the Shore
• The Indian Rugs
• Cavaliers
• We Are Dust
• The Well of Baln (Count Baln; Baln’s Wife; Baln’s Daughter)
• Totem
• Amazed
• Self
• Tui
• Vita Amicae
• Uma

Original title: Hard Words and Other Poems
Original languages: English

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Genre: PoetryVerse


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