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The Possible Is Monstrous, Selected Poems, By Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Translated By Daniele Pantano [Book Review], Frederick Lubich Jan 2012

The Possible Is Monstrous, Selected Poems, By Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Translated By Daniele Pantano [Book Review], Frederick Lubich

World Languages and Cultures Faculty Publications

The article reviews the book "The Possible is Monstrous, Selected Poems," by Friedrich Dürrenmatt, translated by Daniele Pantano. New York: Black Lawrence Press, 2010


Katharine's Dream, Karen Maceira Jul 1993

Katharine's Dream, Karen Maceira

English Theses & Dissertations

Katharine's Dream is about a girl born into a family of great passion and great fear. Not all members of the family survive this devastating combination. These poems tell of who survived and how, and of who did not.

The poems are predominantly free verse lyrics which use standard diction and syntax. More often than not, they employ a short line, dense imagery and "white space," which frames the images and ideas, in the words of Mary Oliver, with the necessary "silence." Though the rhythms of some of the poems flow among smoothly, line breaks in others often suggest ...


The Red Hawk's Cry, Malaika Anne King Apr 1993

The Red Hawk's Cry, Malaika Anne King

Institute for the Humanities Theses

The Red Hawk's Cry, a collection of twenty-eight poems, is arranged in three sections. "Calling It Back," the first section, consists of eight poems. The title and the poem rely on the concept of resurrecting people, the past, and pieces of the self in order to release them. Several of the poems' subjects are childhood and the personal mythology one weaves growing up. "Dialogue" has nine poems which revolve around relationships with lovers and friends. Though there appears to be a chronological order, the poems are placed more for interplay than for a constructed time line. The final section ...