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The Wild Braid: A Poet Reflects on a Century in the Garden

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Throughout his life (1905-2006) Stanley Kunitz created poetry and tended gardens. This book is the distillation of conversations, none previously published, that took place between 2002 and 2004. Beginning with the garden, that "work of the imagination," the explorations journey through personal recollections, the creative process, and the harmony of the life cycle. A bouquet of poems and a total of 26 full-color photographs accompany the various sections. received a 2006 American Horticultural Society Book Award.

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"A graceful and moving glimpse into a rare and giving artist's refined poetics, garden aesthetics, and spirituality."--

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Stanley Kunitz, much-honored poet, was cofounder of the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts, and of Poets House in New York City. He died in 2006.Marnie Crawford Samuelson lives on Cape Cod, Massachusetts.Genine Lentine lives in Provincetown.

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Melissa Kinsey, April 3, 2007 (view all comments by Melissa Kinsey)
Like spending time with your wise and gentle grandfather. This is a must-read for anyone interested in the process of creating art -- of any kind. The poems are nearly perfect, which is enough, but the prose is what sets the book apart.
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ISBN:
9780393329971
Author:
Kunitz, Stanley
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
With:
Lentine, Genine
Photographer:
Samuelson, Marnie Crawford
Author:
Samuelson, Marnie Crawford
Author:
Lentine, Genine
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Single Author / American
Subject:
Biography-Literary
Publication Date:
20070431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8 x 7 in

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